one of a number of scholarships at Oxford University, established by the will of Cecil Rhodes, for selected students (Rhodes scholars) from the British Commonwealth and the United States.
one of 72 scholarships founded by Cecil Rhodes, awarded annually on merit to Commonwealth and US students to study for two or sometimes three years at Oxford University
Rhodes scholarship [(rohdz)]
A scholarship for study at Oxford University. Cecil Rhodes, an English financier of the late nineteenth century, established the scholarships to train potential leaders. They are designed for students from Germany and from nations formerly part of the British Empire, including the United States. Rhodes scholars are chosen for ability, moral character, and success in sports.
adjective 1. of or relating to the island Rhodes. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Rhodes. adjective 1. of or relating to the island of Rhodes noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Rhodes
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing rhodium, especially in the tetravalent state. adjective 1. of or containing rhodium, esp in the tetravalent state
noun 1. another name for citronellal
noun, Chemistry. 1. a silvery-white metallic element of the platinum family, forming salts that give rose-colored solutions: used to electroplate microscopes and instrument parts to prevent corrosion. Symbol: Rh; atomic weight: 102.905; atomic number: 45; specific gravity: 12.5 at 20°C. noun 1. a hard corrosion-resistant silvery-white element of the platinum metal group, occurring free with […]
1. a combining form meaning “rose,” used in the formation of compound words: rhodolite. combining form 1. rose or rose-coloured: rhododendron, rhodolite rhodo- or rhod- pref. Rose; rosy; red: rhodopsin.