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roe1 British & World English

The mass of eggs contained in the ovaries of a female fish or shellfish, especially when ripe and used as food; the full ovaries themselves

roe2 British & World English

A small Eurasian deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns greyish in winter

ROE British & World English

Return on equity

hard roe in roe1 British & World English

The mass of eggs contained in the ovaries of a female fish or shellfish, especially when ripe and used as food; the full ovaries themselves

Roe, Sir Alliott Verdon British & World English

(1877–1958), English engineer and aircraft designer; full name Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe. With his brother H. V. Roe he founded the Avro Company and built a number of planes, including the Avro 504 biplane of the First World War; in 1928 he formed the Saunders-Roe Company to design and manufacture flying boats

rule of engagement British & World English

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

ROE in rule of engagement British & World English

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

roe British & World English

The mass of eggs contained in the ovaries of a female fish or shellfish, especially when ripe and used as food; the full ovaries themselves

soft roe in roe1 British & World English

The ripe testes of a male fish, especially when used as food

roe deer in roe2 British & World English

A small Eurasian deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns greyish in winter

H. V. Roe in Roe, Sir Alliott Verdon British & World English

(1877–1958), English engineer and aircraft designer; full name Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe. With his brother H. V. Roe he founded the Avro Company and built a number of planes, including the Avro 504 biplane of the First World War; in 1928 he formed the Saunders-Roe Company to design and manufacture flying boats

European roe deer in roe2 British & World English

A small Eurasian deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns greyish in winter

Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe in Roe, Sir Alliott Verdon British & World English

(1877–1958), English engineer and aircraft designer; full name Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe. With his brother H. V. Roe he founded the Avro Company and built a number of planes, including the Avro 504 biplane of the First World War; in 1928 he formed the Saunders-Roe Company to design and manufacture flying boats