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The symbol for the element ruthenium.
The symbol for ruthenium.
A rare, silvery-gray metallic element that is hard, brittle, and very resistant to corrosion. It is used to harden alloys of platinum and palladium for jewelry and electrical contacts. Atomic number 44; atomic weight 101.07; melting point 2,310°C; boiling point 3,900°C; specific gravity 12.41; valence 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. See Periodic Table.
The country code for the Russian Federation.
Burundi (international vehicle ID)
noun 1. mifepristone. RU 486 (är’yōō fôr’ā-tē-sĭks’) n. A drug that chemically terminates a pregnancy. RU 486 (är’y fôr’ā-tē-sĭks’) An oral drug that terminates early pregnancy by interfering with the action of progesterone, thereby preventing the attachment of a fertilized ovum to the uterine wall. RU-486 Roussel-Uclaf-486 (mifepristone)
noun 1. a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.
noun, plural Ruandas (especially collectively) Ruanda for 1. 1. a member of a people living in Rwanda and the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 2. Also called Kinyarwanda. the Bantu language of the Ruandas, closely related to Rundi, spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and by virtually the entire population of Rwanda.
[roo-ahn-duh-oo-roo n-dee] /ruˈɑn də ʊˈrʊn di/ noun 1. a former territory in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly part of German East Africa; administered by Belgium as a League of Nations mandate 1923–46 and as a United Nations trust territory 1946–62; now divided into the independent states of Rwanda and […]