rial

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rial the basic unit of money in Iran
    • n rial the basic unit of money in Oman
    • n rial the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rial A gold coin formerly current in England, of the value of ten shillings sterling in the reign of Henry VI., and of fifteen shillings in the reign of Elizabeth.
    • n Rial A Spanish coin. See Real.
    • a Rial Royal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rial Same as real.
    • n rial Same as real.
    • n rial See ryal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Royal

Usage

In literature:

Beyond that was Rial Side and Folly Hill, and they looked so very far off!
"A New England Girlhood" by Lucy Larcom
So when the barrow was discharged, Dawson gives the lad some rials out of his pocket, which pleased him also mightily.
"A Set of Rogues" by Frank Barrett
Among these was Moll Rial, then a stout good-humoured lass, with little to think of, and nothing to fret about.
"J.S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 5" by J.S. Le Fanu
The most current coin at Surat is rials of eight, or Spanish dollars, of which the old with the plain cross passes for five mahmoodies each.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX." by Robert Kerr
This, at the rate of two rials, or 1s.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
MINISTER: min'ister ; ministe'rial; min'istry ; admin'ister; administra'tion; admin'istrative; administra'tor.
"New Word-Analysis" by William Swinton
The tonnage duty on foreign vessels is 12 rials, or $1.50, per register ton.
"History of Cuba; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics" by Maturin M. Ballou
Took from this ship an Indian pilot, paying in Spanish rials of eight.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
They pay to the government a capitation tax of seven rials.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
With these papers was found a Spanish two-rial piece of Carlos III., which had been bent to admit of its being put into the bottle.
"Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836" by Robert FitzRoy
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In poetry:

And then I talk, and often think
A?rial voices answer me;
And oh! I am not then alone—
A solitary man.
"The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song To The Night" by Henry Kirke White
The grass was green on Rial-side,
The early birds at will
Waked up the violet in its dell,
The wind-flower on its hill.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The rial has lost 40 percent of its value against the dollar in just the past week.
Cargill CFO Sergio Rial resigns.
Cargill said Friday, Nov 2, that Sergio Rial , its chief financial officer, will resign at the end of November to return to his native Brazil for personal reasons.
Business The Rial 's Freefall: A Historical Perspective.
On October 3, the US dollar reached a new high of 40,000 rials in the Tehran open market.
Iran Censors Currency Rates as Rial Suffers.
T he plunge of Iran's currency appears to be slowing as the rial is holding at its rebound level for the third straight day.
TEHRAN, Iran—The plunge of Iran's currency appears to be slowing as the rial is holding at its rebound level for the third straight day.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The plunge of Iran's currency appears to be slowing as the rial is holding at its rebound level for the third straight day.
The plunge of Iran's currency appears to be slowing as the rial is holding at its rebound level for the third straight day.
Iran Traders and Merchants at Work After Protests Over Rial .
Bazaar Strike, Raid on Rial Dealers, Protests.
Two years ago, the rial traded at 10,000 to the dollar.
Business The Drama of Iran's Erratic Rial .
The Rial Is Rolling for a Reason.
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In science:

Any Kulikov surface is affine, non singular, rational, facto rial, simply connected, but its fundamental group at infinity is infinite, and all its invertible regular functi ons are constant.
The complete solution to Bass Generalized Jacobian Conjecture
These techniques could include refractive mate rials inside the cavity such as a dilute gas or phase shifting glass plates or by alternating (periodically poling) the magnetic field.
Notes from the 3rd Axion Strategy Meeting
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