a showy ring, often a diamond, worn on the right hand, purportedly to show a woman’s financial independence and power; also written right hand ring
A right-hand ring is a ring that a woman can buy for herself or a man can buy for a woman as a gift.
- Right-hand rule
right-hand rule A rule that uses the shape the right hand to established the standard orientation of vector quantities normal to a plane, especially when calculating a vector product or the helicity of particle spin. In the case of the vector product C = A × B, the direction of C is obtained by pointing […]
- Right heart
right heart n. The right atrium and right ventricle.
- Right hepatic duct
right hepatic duct n. The duct that conveys bile to the common hepatic duct from the right half of the liver.
- Right honourable
adjective 1. (in Britain and certain Commonwealth countries) a title of respect for a Privy Councillor or an appeal-court judge 2. (in Britain) a title of respect for an earl, a viscount, a baron, or the Lord Mayor or Lord Provost of any of certain cities