Re

Definitions

  • Why can't you look where you're going
    Why can't you look where you're going
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n re the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    • n Re ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    • n Re a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
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Additional illustrations & photos:

i Know You, Unt What You're Here For.' 32 i Know You, Unt What You're Here For.' 32
OUR CAPTAIN IS ONE OF THE BEST, AND WE'RE READY TO FOLLOW HIM TO H--L.' I SUPPOSE HE MEANS THE HINDENBURG LINE OUR CAPTAIN IS ONE OF THE BEST, AND WE'RE READY TO FOLLOW HIM TO H--L.' I SUPPOSE HE MEANS THE HINDENBURG LINE
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU'RE SEVENTY MILLION POUNDS OUT WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU'RE SEVENTY MILLION POUNDS OUT
I don't know if you're acquainted with a paper called the Penny Patrician? I don't know if you're acquainted with a paper called the Penny Patrician?
"ORRIBLE AND RE-VOLTIN' DETAILS, SIR!" "ORRIBLE AND RE-VOLTIN' DETAILS, SIR!"
The prisoners re-captured. P 522 The prisoners re-captured. P 522
KOH-I-NUR, AS RE-CUT KOH-I-NUR, AS RE-CUT
"We're gaining a little all the time, fellows!" exclaimed Elmer "We're gaining a little all the time, fellows!" exclaimed Elmer

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It can take up to a month for a rattlesnake to re-supply its venom
    • Re (Mus) A syllable applied in solmization to the second tone of the diatonic scale of C; in the American system, to the second tone of any diatonic scale.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If you suffer from iatrophobia, you're afraid of doctors.
    • n re In solmization, the syllable used for the second tone of the scale. In the scale of C this tone is D—a tone which is therefore sometimes called re in France and Italy.
    • n re A word used in legal language in the phrase in re: as, ‘in re Bardell vs. Pickwick,’ in the case of Bardell against Pickwick: often elliptically re: as, re Bardell vs. Pickwick; re Brown.
    • n re An inseparable prefix of Latin origin (before a vowel usually in the form red-), meaning ‘back,’ ‘again.’ It occurs in a great number of verbs and derived adjectives and nouns taken from the Latin, and is also common as an English formative.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Insects shiver when they're cold.
    • n Re (mus.) Same as Ray.
    • n Re a word used in the legal phrase In re, in the case (of).
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Quotations

  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce%20Barton
    “When you're through changing, you're through.”
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim%20Rohn
    “If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.”
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony%20Robbins
    “There's always a way -- if you're committed.”
  • Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    “Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.”
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    “Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.”
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren%20Buffett
    “Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.”

Idioms

Don't catch your chickens before they're hatched - This means that you should wait until you know whether something has produced the results you desire, rather than acting beforehand. ('Don't count your chickens until they've hatched' is an alternative.)
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Looks like we're the last dogs hung - When you are the last people left in the hall after an event. You look around and say..."looks like we're the last dogs hung."
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Till you're blue in the face - If you do something till you're blue in the face, you do it repeatedly without achieving the desired result until you're incredibly frustrated.
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You're toast - If someone tells you that you are toast, you are in a lot of trouble.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., abl. of res, thing, case.

Usage

In literature:

Speak when ye're spoken to, do what ye're bidden, come when ye're ca'd, an' ye'll no be chidden.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
You're too content; but we're not.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
I don't know where you're from or who you are, but I know where you're going.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
You're feelin' fine as silk; how're you lookin'?
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
We're not running any reform school and we're not asking anybody to give us a cent.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
You're damn poor company.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
We're on active duty now, and we're not supposed to let any of our private affairs interfere with our duty.
"The Boy Scout Automobilists" by Robert Maitland
They're exciting themselves; they're mad; they're getting worse; they may do anything.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
When you're dodgin' her you're dodgin' him, or so he'll take it.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
You're jest worritin' 'cause you're sick.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
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In poetry:

"I thank thee, Annie; I thank thee, Annie,
Sae dearly as I thank thee;
You're the likest to my sister Annie,
That ever I did see.
"Fair Annie" by Andrew Lang
Soon I heard him tell old Mistus
We're bound to have a fight;
But we'll whip the Yankees, mother,
We'll whip them sure as night!"
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
That is to say, they rule the waves,
They never, never will be slaves.
They're brave, but do not want to fight,
And if you're English you're all right.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
Write me how you are! Have you been spared?
Write me what they're doing! Do you have enough courage?
Write me what you're doing! Is it good?
Write me, who are you thinking of? Is it me?
"Questions" by Bertolt Brecht
"Sun, don't go!" I was awake at last. "No, go I must, they're calling
me." "Who are they?"
Rising he said "Some
day you'll know. They're calling to you
too." Darkly he rose, and then I slept.
"A True Account Of Talking To The Sun At Fire Island" by Frank O Hara
Those hearts of ours -- how wild! how wild!
They're as hard to tame as an Indian child;
They're as restless as waves on the sounding sea,
Like the breeze and the bird are they fickle and free.
"A Reverie" by Abram Joseph Ryan

In news:

Today we're re-airing some favorite recent interviews.
Mortgage lenders have to know whether you're able to repay the debt, and have to determine through your credit history whether you're willing to pay, as well.
That we're all human beings and we're all in kinship.
And, yes, a short-term hookup can turn into a long-term relationship, HOPE, but not if you're treating your hookups like shit (because they're only hookups .
) and not if you're willing to let the people you hook up with treat you like shit (because you're only a hookup ).
If you've lost more than 3 percent of your body weight, re-evaluate your hydration strategy because you're under-consuming.
If you're reading this blog, chances are you're probably quite familiar with the webcomic xkcd created by Randall Munroe.
And if you're not sure where exactly you're supposed to be washing, please refer to the diagram hanging in the locker room.
"We think we're the world leader, but we're not," he says.
Things came to a head and they're better off doing what they're doing.
No worries, we're not leaving your radios, we're just moving.
They're not Youk-ing, Mr President, they're booing.
Rosa Muerta, Stone says, "offers you a chance to re-frame and re-create your own world if only for a weekend".
Apparently if you're not smart enough to realize what Obama is going to do for you, then you're confused.
If you're McLaren, you think "open air" while you're designing the coupe.
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In science:

This Weyl group gives another important reflectable case, the n steps ei , in addition to the two reflectable cases we had for ˜Cn .
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group, and Non-Colliding Random Walks on an Interval
First, each refined field should preserve exactly the discretized longwavelength amplitude and phase so as to truly refine the lower-resolution sample.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Thus, the two-level refinement in this case has the same velocity field errors as a single r = 4 refinement.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
It may be run repeatedly to recursively refine Gaussian random fields to arbitrary refinement levels.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
RE − ∇′ iR′E ) with bounded functions ∇j RE , ∇′ j ′ R′E .
Relative Zeta Functions, Determinants, Torsion, Index Theorems and Invariants for Open Manifolds
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