Unix Berkeley networking command to report the status of all hosts on the net. See also rwho. See ruptime(1N).
noun 1. the act of breaking or bursting: The flood led to the rupture of the dam. 2. the state of being broken or burst: a rupture in the earth’s surface. 3. a breach of harmonious, friendly, or peaceful relations. 4. Pathology. hernia, especially abdominal hernia. verb (used with object), ruptured, rupturing. 5. to break […]
noun 1. herniated disk. herniated disk noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormal protrusion of a spinal disk between vertebrae, most often in the lumbar region of the spine, causing pain due to pressure on spinal nerves. herniated disk n. The protrusion of a degenerated or fragmented intervertebral disk into the intervertebral foramen, compressing the nerve root. […]
noun, Slang. 1. the symbol of an eagle with wings spread appearing in the honorable discharge emblem of the U.S. armed forces. ruptured duck
RUQ right upper quadrant