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rule Inglés Estadounidense

One of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere

divide and conquer Inglés Estadounidense

The policy of maintaining control over one’s subordinates or subjects by encouraging dissent between them

em rule Inglés Estadounidense

A long dash (—) used in punctuation

en rule Inglés Estadounidense

A short dash (-) used in punctuation, in particular between figures to show a range (for example, 1939–45)

Rule 43 Inglés Estadounidense

(In the UK) a prison regulation whereby prisoners, typically sex offenders, can be isolated or segregated for their own protection

foot rule Inglés Estadounidense

A foot-long measuring instrument

gag rule Inglés Estadounidense

A regulation or directive that prohibits public discussion of a particular matter, in particular

home rule Inglés Estadounidense

The government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens

self-rule Inglés Estadounidense

another term for self-government111.

mob rule Inglés Estadounidense

Control of a political situation by those outside the conventional or lawful realm, typically involving violence and intimidation

direct rule Inglés Estadounidense

A system of government in which a province is controlled by a central government

ground rule Inglés Estadounidense

A basic principle

golden rule Inglés Estadounidense

A basic principle that should be followed to ensure success in general or in a particular activity

plumb rule Inglés Estadounidense

A plumb line attached to a board, used by builders and surveyors

as a rule in rule Inglés Estadounidense

Usually, but not always

as a rule Inglés Estadounidense

Usually, but not always

rule-bound Inglés Estadounidense

Overly limited or restricted by rules

slide rule Inglés Estadounidense

A ruler with a sliding central strip, marked with logarithmic scales and used for making rapid calculations, especially multiplication and division

phase rule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule relating the possible numbers of phases, constituents, and degrees of freedom in a chemical system

indirect rule Inglés Estadounidense

A system of government of one nation by another in which the governed people retain certain administrative, legal, and other powers

rule something out in rule Inglés Estadounidense

Exclude (or include) something as a possibility

majority rule Inglés Estadounidense

The principle that the greater number should exercise greater power

rule of law in rule Inglés Estadounidense

The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws

rule of law Inglés Estadounidense

The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws

selection rule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule that describes whether particular quantum transitions in an atom or molecule are allowed or forbidden

Simpson's rule Inglés Estadounidense

An arithmetical rule for estimating the area under a curve where the values of an odd number of ordinates, including those at each end, are known

trapezium rule Inglés Estadounidense

A method of estimating the area under a curve by dividing it into a series of strips, each of which is approximately a trapezium

exclusionary rule Inglés Estadounidense

A law that prohibits the use of illegally obtained evidence in a criminal trial

rule of thumb in rule Inglés Estadounidense

A broadly accurate guide or principle, based on experience or practice rather than theory

rule the roost in rule Inglés Estadounidense

Be in complete control

rule of thumb Inglés Estadounidense

A broadly accurate guide or principle, based on experience or practice rather than theory

rule the roost Inglés Estadounidense

Be in complete control

rule of three Inglés Estadounidense

A method of finding a number in the same ratio to a given number as exists between two other given numbers

en passant rule in en passant Inglés Estadounidense

The rule that a pawn making a first move of two squares instead of one may nevertheless be immediately captured by an opposing pawn on the fifth rank

en passant rule Inglés Estadounidense

The rule that a pawn making a first move of two squares instead of one may nevertheless be immediately captured by an opposing pawn on the fifth rank

fifty-year rule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule that public records may be open to inspection after a lapse of fifty years. Superseded in the UK in 1968 by the thirty-year rule

divide and conquer in divide Inglés Estadounidense

The policy of maintaining control over one’s subordinates or subjects by encouraging dissent between them

rule something out Inglés Estadounidense

Exclude (or include) something as a possibility

rule of engagement Inglés Estadounidense

A directive issued by a military authority specifying the circumstances and limitations under which forces will engage in combat with the enemy

rule of the road Inglés Estadounidense

A custom or law regulating the direction in which two vehicles (or riders or ships) should move to pass one another on meeting, or which should yield to the other, so as to avoid collision

ten-minute rule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule of the House of Commons allowing brief discussion of a motion to introduce a bill, each speech being limited to ten minutes

thirty-year rule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule that public records may be open to inspection after a lapse of thirty years

Fleming's left-hand rule Inglés Estadounidense

A mnemonic concerning the behavior of a current-carrying conductor in a magnetic field, according to which the directions of the magnetic field, the current, and the force exerted on the conductor are indicated respectively by the first finger, second finger, and thumb of the left hand when these are held out perpendicular to each other

Fleming's right-hand rule Inglés Estadounidense

A mnemonic concerning the behavior of a conductor moving in a magnetic field, according to which the directions of the magnetic field, the induced current, and the motion of the conductor are indicated respectively by the first finger, second finger, and thumb of the right hand when these are held out perpendicular to each other

the exception proves the rule in exception Inglés Estadounidense

The fact that some cases do not follow a rule proves that the rule applies in all other cases

the exception proves the rule Inglés Estadounidense

The fact that some cases do not follow a rule proves that the rule applies in all other cases

decree Inglés Estadounidense

The issuing of a decree

metarule Inglés Estadounidense

A rule governing the content, form, or application of other rules


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