rightness

Definitions

  • Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rightness conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety "it was performed with justness and beauty"
    • n rightness conformity to fact or truth
    • n rightness according with conscience or morality
    • n rightness appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
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Additional illustrations & photos:

MIGHT IS RIGHT MIGHT IS RIGHT
A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258 A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258
Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right
If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen
"They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns." "They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns."
"If Uncle Sam could have me right by him to tell him the reason." "If Uncle Sam could have me right by him to tell him the reason."
all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052 all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052
right Shoulder Shift--arms!' 067 right Shoulder Shift--arms!' 067

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The right lung of a human is larger than the left one. This is because of the space and placement of the heart
    • n Rightness Straightness; as, the rightness of a line.
    • Rightness The quality or state of being right; right relation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: India has a Bill of Rights for cows
    • n rightness The state or character of being right.
    • n rightness Straightness; directness: as, the rightness of a line.
    • n rightness Conformity with the laws regulating conduct; uprightness; rectitude; righteousness.
    • n rightness Propriety; appropriateness; fittingness.
    • n rightness Correctness; truth: as, the rightness of a conjecture.
    • n rightness The state or attribute of being on the right hand; hence, in psychology, the sensation or perception of such a position or attribute.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The left lung is smaller than the right lung to make room for the heart.
    • Rightness the character of being right, correctness: the state of being on the right-hand
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Quotations

  • Peter F. Drucker
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    “Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “There is a tendency for things to right themselves.”
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
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    “Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.”
  • Barbara Sher
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    “You don't have to get it right the first time.”
  • Ilka Chase
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    “America's best buy is a telephone call to the right man.”
  • Charles De Gaulle
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    “When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other.”

Idioms

Dead right - This means that something or someone is absolutely correct, without doubt.
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Even a broken clock is right twice a day - This is used when people get lucky and are undeservedly successful.('Even a stopped clock is right twice a day' is also used.)
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Heart in the right place - If someone's heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so.
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Hit the right note - If you hit the right note, you speak or act in a way that has a positive effect on people.('Strike the right note' is also used.)
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Left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing - If the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing, then communication within a company, organisation, group, etc, is so bad that people don't know what the others are doing.
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On the right foot - If you start something or set off on the right foot, you get off to a good start.
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Right as rain - If things are right as rain, then everything is going well in your life.
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Right church, wrong pew - Right church, wrong pew means that someone is very nearly right, but someting is wrong.
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Right out of the blocks - This means immediately; at the very beginning. It describes a sprinter blasting out of the starting blocks at the beginning of a short distance race (e.g., 100-yard dash, 50-yard dash).
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Right royal - (UK) A right royal night out would be an extremely exciting, memorable and fun one.
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Right up my alley - If something is right up your alley, it suits you perfectly.
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Right up your street - If something is ideal for you, it is right up your street.
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Tick all the right boxes - To meet or fit the criteria or expectations. For example, "This product ticked all the right boxes for me", or "That applicant's interview didn't go so well; it didn't tick any of my boxes".
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. rihtnes,

Usage

In literature:

Liberty of thought includes the right to think right and the right to think wrong.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll - Latest" by Robert Green Ingersoll
He who was touched by the iron weapon had no right but the right of obedience.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
Anderson formed line of battle on extreme right, and on right of plank road, with the purpose of sweeping round on the enemy's left.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
I don't say it's right in theory; but in this case it may be eternally right in practice.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
Towns started acquiring from the king the right to vacant sites and other waste places, which previously was the lord's right.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Two feet of stone in the gutter is about right.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
If we beat them, all right; if they beat us, all right.
"Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
I knows dem years is right 'cause I got 'em from dat old fambly Bible so I kin git 'em jus' right.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
They was right in the yard right in front of the Methodist church.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
The very fact that she was his cousin was an assurance of her rightness.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
Having milked the town they'll be right down to the dee-po with their silver changed to bills, waiting for No.
"Somewhere in Red Gap" by Harry Leon Wilson
Say, Bill, take me to the cloak-room, right away.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
I know now that you're not the right man for me, and I'm not the right girl for you.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
If they were right, this story is like that recounted in Mother Goose, which was ended before it was begun.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
Right flank man faces to right in marching and marks time.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
I mean the way every one of them in this country keeps right after what he's doing, till he's got it just right.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
The head, right shoulder, and right hand are wanting.
"A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2)" by A. H. Smith
Arms all right, you see; legs ditto.
"A Boy of the Dominion" by F. S. Brereton
I'll give you what you need, all right!
"Hopalong Cassidy" by Clarence E. Mulford
I've got to find Tessie right away and see for myself if she's all right.
"The Amazing Inheritance" by Frances R. Sterrett
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In poetry:

Right idle would the journey be
To leave one's home so far,
And see the moon I now can see
And every little star.
"Distant Hills" by John Clare
And ye shall succour men;
'T is nobleness to serve;
Help them who cannot help again:
Beware from right to swerve.
"Boston Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Papa, papa! I'm so glad
That what I wish is right!
I will not lose a chance to be had;
I'll begin this very night.
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
Days when money goes—days
When men’s hearts are right;
We were fools in those days,
Let’s be fools to-night.
"'Let’s Be Fools To-Night'" by Henry Lawson
This world is not for drones!
The right to live each owns;
But he to earn that right
Must work with all his might.
"I Would Not Live Alway" by John Hartley
I just don't enjoy Moon Island,
jolly though it can be
when boisterous breakers wallop
the beach right next to me.
"Moon Island" by Jonas Hallgrimsson

In news:

Love the way their voices make the world all right every time they break out into song, right.
It's as if civil rights were somehow set apart from — well, rights.
We believe strongly in Israel's right to exist and right to self defense and don't apologize for it.
BARRIE , Ontario – Pete Shepherd III was in the right place at the right time to take the victory in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Wahta Springs 300 Sunday at Barrie Speedway.
California's Katie Stroud is holding the banner on right side, and Annie Belden from Butte County is the girl at far right in grey jacket.
According to two sources, famed attorney and gay rights advocate Tom Shanahan is about to join the Spitzer administration as a deputy commissioner for Human Rights.
You had a whole two days off before this, you can't be expected to just jump right back in the saddle again, right.
Jon Jones (right) connects with a right punch on Jake O'Brein during their light heavyweight bout during UFC 100 in 2009.
Right out of the box Comcast has taken it on the chin for its new NBC Universal logo, and rightly so.
Free speech advocates and civil rights defenders agree Americans have the right to express political beliefs.
Larry Siems is a human rights advocate fighting a secret government program that he believes violates his constitutional rights.
The human rights situation in the south of Sudan remains fragile , in particular with regard to the enjoyment of social and economic rights.
Voters are being spammed with antigay text messages, according to the Human Rights Campaign, which is calling for $1 million in fines against the right-wing group caught sending them.
In anticipation of the record, their first with singer Gage Speas, the band is debuting a new song, "Hivemind," right here right now.
The ability to recruit the right employees at the right time for the right skills is a key human capital issue that should be addressed.
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In science:

We distinguish between sites situated on the left and right with respect to the separation (”left sites” and ”right sites”) and denote the labels of the left sites with lower case letters m, n and those of the right sites with upper case ones M , N .
Break-Junction Tunneling Spectroscopy for Doped Semiconductors in the Hopping Regime
We define the concepts of isomorphic right wide Morita contexts, and we show that the invertible right wide Morita contexts (with respect to the composition previously defined) are exactly the strict right wide Morita contexts, i.e. those ones defining an equivalence of categories.
Wide Morita contexts, relative injectivity and equivalence results
This may be reformulated if we take into account that the category MC>⊳H is isomorphic to the category of right C, H -comodules, consisiting of all ob jects that are right C -comodules and right H -comodules, and the two comodule structures satisfy a compatibility condition (see ).
Wide Morita contexts, relative injectivity and equivalence results
A right A-linear map f : M → N between two right C -comodules M and N is called right C -colinear if ρ(f (m)) = f (m) ⊗ m , for all m ∈ M .
Galois theory for weak Hopf algebras
One can see this if we plug in x+ = Ψ(T , θT ω , γ )(·), which is given by w(0), the right hand side of (13) at zero into the π+ -pro jection of the right hand side of (9) for t = T , and vice versa if we plug in this expression into the right hand side of the first equation of (13).
Invariant manifolds for stochastic partial differential equations
The proof uses the fact that if B is connected graded and Z-graded, then B is semiprime graded right Goldie if and only if B has a graded semisimple graded Artinian right quotient ring, if and only if every graded essential right ideal of B contains a homogeneous regular element.
G-algebras, twistings, and equivalences of graded categories
Also, since the left-moving and right-moving oscillators of the same n should be identical by symmetry between the left-moving and right-moving modes of the closed superstring, the θn -factors should be the same in both left-moving and right-moving sectors and ¯ can be dropped, too.
Thermal D-branes States from Superstrings in Light-Cone Gauge
This fact together with the fact that rk is injective imply that right Aθ -modules are classified up to isomorphism by their rank and that any finite type pro jective right Aθ -module is either free or isomorphic to a right module of the form Ed,c (θ).
Examples of noncommutative manifolds: complex tori and spherical manifolds
Abstract: A ring R is called right ℵ0 -injective if every right homomorphism from a countably generated right ideal of R to RR can be extended to a homomorphism from RR to RR .
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
It is mentioned in that a ring R is called right ℵ0 -(or countably) injective if every right homomorphism from a countably generated right ideal of R to RR can be extended to a homomorphism from RR to RR .
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
And a right FP-injective ring R satisfies that every right homomorphism from a finitely generated submodule of a free right R-module FR to RR can be extended to one from FR to RR .
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
It is obvious that right self-injective rings are right ℵ0 -injective and right ℵ0 -injective rings are right F -injective.
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
The conjecture says that every strongly right Johns ring is QF. A ring R is called right Johns if R is right noetherian and every right ideal of R is a right annihilator. R is called strongly right Johns if the matrix ring Mn (R) is right Johns for all n ≥ 1.
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
If R is right Kasch and right ℵ0 -injective, then every countably generated right ideals of R is a right annihilator.
A Note on $\aleph_{0}$-injective Rings
Given L, L′ ∈ K[∂ ], by applying the right division algorithm we obtain q , r ∈ K[∂ ], the right quotient and the right reminder of L and L′ respectively, such that L = qL′+r where deg(r) < deg(q).
Linear Complete Differential Resultants and the Implicitization of Linear DPPEs
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