There are 3 definitions of R in English:

R1

Syllabification: R
(also r)

noun (plural Rs or R's)

  • 1The eighteenth letter of the alphabet.
  • 1.1Denoting the next after Q in a set of items, categories, etc..

Phrases

the R months

The months with R in their names (September to April), considered to be the season for eating oysters.

the three Rs

Reading, writing, and arithmetic, regarded as the fundamentals of learning.
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  • An annual poll of headteachers shows that increasing numbers of them think the policies being used to improve pupils' grasp of the three Rs in primary schools are working.
  • Perhaps society would be better off if its schools stuck to the three Rs and did a solid job in domains where they enjoy both competence and wide public support.
  • Researchers identified a steady rise in time spent on the three Rs by juniors in England over the six years to 2002.

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Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
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a powerful whirlpool in the sea

There are 3 definitions of R in English:

R2

Syllabification: R

abbreviation

  • 1Rand: a farm worth nearly R1,3-million
  • 1.1Réaumur: 198.6 °R
  • 1.2Regina or Rex: Elizabeth R
  • 1.3 (also ®) Registered as a trademark.
  • 1.4(In the US) Republican: congressman Henry Hyde (R-Illinois)
  • 1.5North American Restricted, a rating in the Voluntary Movie Rating System that children under 17 require an accompanying parent or adult guardian for admission.
  • 1.6(On a gearshift) reverse.
  • 1.7 (R.) River (chiefly on maps): R. Cherwell
  • 1.8Roentgen(s).
  • 1.9Rook (in recording moves in chess): 21.Rh4

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  • 1 Chemistry An unspecified alkyl or other organic radical or group.
    [abbreviation of radical]
  • 1.1Electrical resistance.
  • 1.2 Chemistry The gas constant.

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There are 3 definitions of R in English:

r

Syllabification: r

abbreviation

  • 1Recto.
  • 1.1(Giving position or direction) right: l to r: Evan, Nick, and David
  • 1.2 Law Rule: under r 7.4 (6) the court may hear an application immediately

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  • 1Radius: 2πr
  • 1.1 Statistics Correlation coefficient: sigmoidoscopic and symptom scores also showed a significant correlation with each other (r = 0.91)

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