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 the right hand with fingers straight in the direction of A, and then bending the fingers in the direction of B; the extended thumb now roughly points in the direction of C. For spin, the fingers of the right hand should curl in the direction of motion, and the thumb shows the direction of the spin vector.
- 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
adjective, righter, rightest. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the right answer. 3. correct in judgment, opinion, or action. 4. fitting or appropriate; suitable: to say the right thing at the right time. […]