• WordNet 3.6
    • n rete a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rete (Anat) A net or network; a plexus; particularly, a network of blood vessels or nerves, or a part resembling a network.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rete In anatomy, a vascular network; a plexus, glomerulus, or congeries of small vessels: in botany, a structure like network.
    • n rete In certain astrolabes, a movable skeleton framework cut out of a circular sheet of metal, and lying between the planisphere and the diopter or alidade. It carries one or two pointers, also an eccentric ring marked with the signs of the zodiac, and several curved arms indicating the place of the pole of the ecliptic and of certain stars.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rete rē′tē a network of blood-vessels, a plexus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a net


In literature:

The mediastine, like an earthen The rete mirabile, like a gutter.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Ces ti manmaille-la boue dleau sitellement jusse temps yo toutt neye: te ka rete anni manman-la epi papa-la.
"Two Years in the French West Indies" by Lafcadio Hearn
The mediastine, like an earthen The rete mirabile, like a gutter.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
The epidermis is devoid of bloodvessels, but is provided with fine nerve fibrils which ramify between the cells of the rete mucosum.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
If ruptured, the rete is exposed, but the skin soon regains its normal condition; if undisturbed, the fluid usually disappears by absorption.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The latter is the rete mucosum, whose cells contain the pigment which gives color to the skin.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The principal one of these was the 'Rete' and is shown in Fig.
"Astronomical Lore in Chaucer" by Florence M. Grimm
The epithelioid cells of cutaneous cancers resemble those of the surface, the rete, or the glands of the skin.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
S., for it was discovered by Inigo Ortiz de Retes, and by no one else.
"The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros" by Pedro Fernandez de Quiros

In news:

Rete Autostrade Mediterranee spa (Mediterranean Sea Highways, henceforth RE.
Tubular ectasia of rete testis with spermatocele.
Tubular ectasia of rete testis with spermatocele .
Tubular ectasia of rete testis with spermatocele.

In science:

We assume the mechanical feedback efficiency provided by the bubbles to be 2% of the acc reted rest mass-energy, which is in good agreement with observations of X –ray lumino us elliptical galaxies .
Simulations of AGN feedback in galaxy clusters and groups
Blum defines several types of progress, but here the only conc rete type of progress we need to know is that of monochromatic progress where we identify a set of vertices that is monochromatic in some 3coloring, hence which can be identified in a single vertex.
Combinatorial coloring of 3-colorable graphs
To realise this capability in our context we have been adapting Rete, an efficient pattern matching algorithm frequently used in production rule systems.
A Case for a Global Information Network
Rete generates a dataflow network from a given set of rules to process a flow of tuples1 .
A Case for a Global Information Network
The basic topology pattern of a RETE network is a JV downstream from exactly one AM and BM feeding into another BM.
A Case for a Global Information Network
However, our experience so far indicates that we can usually re-arrange the Rete network to team a “large” AM with a small BM.
A Case for a Global Information Network
Since the construction of the correspondence is inductive, the veri fication necessarily stretches out through §3 of that paper; for the first (and most important) case of disc rete series, see page 43.
Variations on a theorem of Tate