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In religious organizations, the laity comprises all people who are not in the clergy. A person who is a member of a religious order who is not ordained legitimate clergy is considered as a member of the laity, even though they are members of a religious order .In the past in Christian cultures, the term lay priest was sometimes used to refer to a

Lachin royal name: al-Malik al-Mansour Hossam ad-Din Lachin al-Mansuri Lachin (Arabic: لاجين) royal name: al-Malik al-Mansour Hossam ad-Din Lachin al-Mansuri Lachin (Arabic: لاجين) royal name: al-Malik al-Mansour Hossam ad-Din Lachin al-Mansuri (Arabic: الملك المنصور حسام الدين لاجين المنصورى (d. January, 16, 1299, Cairo) was a Mamluk sultan of Egypt from 1297 to 1299.-External Links:*

Lak may refer to:* Lak people** The Laks living in Dagestan, a Republic officially autonomous within the Russian Federation.** The Laks living in Iran.* Lak , from Punjab, Pakistan* Lak language

LAK (disambiguation)
Lak may refer to:* Lak people** The Laks living in Dagestan, a Republic officially autonomous within the Russian Federation.** The Laks living in Iran.* Lak , from Punjab, Pakistan* Lak language

Laka (disambiguation)
Laka is the Hawaiian name of a hero in Polynesian mythologyLaka may also refer to:*Elvir Laković Laka, Bosnian singer*Laka, Tibet*Laka, a people group in Chad*Łąka, a Polish word meaning "meadow", and the name of the following villages:

A lake is a body of relatively still fresh or salt water of considerable size, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. Lakes are inland and not part of the ocean and therefore are distinct from lagoons, and are larger and deeper than ponds. Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams, which are usually flowing

Lake (LACMTA station)
Lake Station is a freeway-median light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located below North Lake Avenue in the median of the 210 Freeway in Pasadena, California. The station is served by the Gold Line.

Lake District
The Lake District, also commonly known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous not only for its lakes and its mountains but also for its associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William Wordsworth and the other Lake Poets.The majority of the area was

Lake District (disambiguation)
Lake District may refer to one of the following.*Lake District, a rural area in North West England.*Lake District National Park, protected area of the Lake District.*County Fermanagh, north-west County in Ireland referred to as the Irish Lake District.

Lakeland (Amtrak station)
The Lakeland Amtrak station is a train station in Lakeland, Florida, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. Lakeland is unique in that it has two separate Amtrak station codes; one for passengers traveling to points north and the other for passengers traveling points south. Silver Star trains stop at Lakeland twice: before and after stopping at Tampa


-Australia:*Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, Joondalup, Western Australia*Lakeside, near Reservoir, Victoria*Lakeside International Raceway, Pine Rivers, Queensland*Lakeside Mental Hospital, formerly known as Ballarat Lunatic Asylum, Ballarat, Victoria

A lakh is a unit in the Indian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand . It is widely used both in official and other contexts in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and is often used in Indian English.-Usage:

Lakhimpur (Lok Sabha constituency)
Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam state in north-eastern India.-Assembly segments:Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments :* Majuli * Naoboicha* Lakhimpur

Łąki may refer to the following places in Poland:*Łąki, Lower Silesian Voivodeship *Łąki, West Pomeranian Voivodeship *Łąki, Lublin Voivodeship

Lakona was the 5th Alii Aimoku of Oahu. During his reign Oahu was divided among the descendants of Maweke, a legendary figure and the blue blood alii from which the Northern royal bloodline came forth from

Lakota or Lakotah may refer to:*Lakota people, a Native American tribe*Lakota language, the language of the Lakota-Place names:In the United States:*Lakota, Iowa*Lakota, North Dakota, seat of Nelson County

Lakota (band)
Lakota was an American melodic rock band that existed from 2002 until 2006.-History:The group was formed in Queens, New York in 2002 by former Black Army Jacket bassist, Carlos Ramirez, when he met singer/guitarist Kayne Konecny after he auditioned for another band he was playing in. The two musicians bonded on their mutual love for mid-90s bands like Sense Field, Farside and Samiam

Lakota (club)
Lakota is a nightclub situated off Stokes Croft, Bristol. The building is the only remaining part of the Stokes Croft Brewery, and is part of the Stokes Croft Conservation Area. It is considered to be a 'local landmark' by the Bristol City Council, and was "once deemed in the early nineties as one of the most famous clubs in the country outside London"

Lakshmi (disambiguation)
Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and beauty in Hinduism.Lakshmi may also refer to:- Film :*Addi Lakshmi, a film released in 2006 starring Srikanth and Vadde Navin*Lakshmi , a film released in 2006 starring Venkatesh

Lal (actor)
Paul Michael , better known by his stage name Lal, is an Indian film director, script writer, actor, producer, and film distributor.

Lal (disambiguation)
Lal is a Hindi word for the color red, which is also used as a middle name and term of endearment in many Hindu communities and some other Indo-Aryan languages

LaLa (songwriter)
La Forrest Cope, professionally known as La La, is an American songwriter and performer raised in the East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, New York, U.S.A.

A Lallation is an imperfect enunciation of the letter "R", in which it sounds like "L", as frequently found in infantile speech.The speech pattern has been particularly associated with the use of the English language by Chinese people and Japanese people. The use of lallation has thus been a common feature of Western stereotypes of Oriental people.

-Lam:*Mor lam, an ancient Lao form of song in Laos and Isan*Lam saravane, a music genre*Lam luang, a music genre*Lam, Germany, a town in Bavaria-LAM:*Lactational amenorrhea method, a contraceptive method

Lama is a title for a Tibetan teacher of the Dharma. The name is similar to the Sanskrit term guru .Historically, the term was used for venerated spiritual masters or heads of monasteries

Lama (band)
Lama is a pop/rock project based in Ukraine. It became popular after their singles "Meni tak treba" and "Moje sertse" . Their third single was "Litak" . Lama's first album Meni tak treba was released in 2006. The active members of Lama are Natalia Dzenkiv , Andriy , Zurik and Zi-Zi

Lama (Santo Tirso)
Lama is an urban parish located 2 km north of the city of Santo Tirso, Portugal.

Lamarckism is the idea that an organism can pass on characteristics that it acquired during its lifetime to its offspring . It is named after the French biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck , who incorporated the action of soft inheritance into his evolutionary theories

Lamas (Braga)
Lamas is a Portuguese Freguesia , located in the municipality of Braga. It has a population of 701 inhabitants and a total area of 0.85 km².

The Lamaze Technique, often referred to as Lamaze, is a prepared childbirth technique developed in the 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze as an alternative to the use of medical intervention during childbirth

LaMB is an animated film produced by Animax, which is a Japanese satellite television network and subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, based in Tokyo, Japan. The network focuses primarily on broadcasting anime programming. The film has also been developed into four different episodes for Mobile and PSP users.The original script for the film was written by Carmelo S. J

Lamb (film)
Lamb is a 1985 English drama film, directed by Colin Gregg and starring Liam Neeson, Hugh O'Conor and Ian Bannen. The film is based on the novel by Bernard MacLaverty, who also wrote the screenplay.-Plot:

Lamb of God
The title Lamb of God appears in the Gospel of John, with the exclamation of John the Baptist: "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world" in John 1:29 when he sees Jesus.

Lamba (island)
Lamba is an uninhabited island in Yell Sound in the Shetland Islands. It lies north of the entrance to the Sullom Voe inlet. Rising 35 metres above sea level, it has an area of . Its main features are a 27m high light marking the entrance to Sullom Voe, and an adjacent communications mast.There are similarly named places, Lamba in the Faroe Islands and Lambay in Ireland.

Lamba (Surname/Gotra)
Lamba is a Yaduvanshi Ahirs and Jat surname found in northwest India and Pakistan, notably in Haryana, Rajasthan and the Punjab region.It is also a khatri Punjabi surname.- Lamba Khatri Last Name:

Lambada (Brazilian film)
Lambada a.k.a Rhythm and Passion is a co-production between Brazil and Italy in 1990.-Synopsis:Michael is a young, handsome video director from the United States, in Brazil to shoot a video for the beautiful rock singer Annabelle Lewis .Michael will fall in love with the very sexy Regina sees on the streets and spotted

Lambada (disambiguation)
Lambada is a dance popular in the 1980s decade.Lambada may also refer to:*the Lambadi people of India* Lambada , an American film * The Forbidden Dance, also released as The Forbidden Dance Is Lambada, an American film

Lambada (Kaoma song)
"Lambada", also released as "Chorando Se Foi " and "Llorando se fue ", is a 1989 song recorded by the French pop group Kaoma with the Brazilian vocalist Loalwa Braz. It was released as the first single from Kaoma's debut album Worldbeat

The Lambas are an ethnic and linguistic group of people living in the Kéran and Doufelgou Districts of the Kara Region in Northern Togo and in the Atakora and Donga Departments of Bénin, West Africa

Lambda is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals lambda has a value of 30. Lambda is related to the Phoenician letter Lamed . Letters in other alphabets that stemmed from lambda include the Roman L and the Cyrillic letter El

Lambda (anatomy)
The occipital angle is rounded and corresponds with the point of meeting of the sagittal and lambdoidal sutures—a point which is termed the lambda ; in the fetus this part of the skull is membranous, and is called the posterior fontanelle.

Lambert (automobile)
The Lambert automobile and Lambert truck were built by the Lambert Automobile Company as an American vehicle from 1905 through 1916.The Lambert automobile motor in the early part of manufacturing moved around on the chassis. It was on the back of the chassis, then in the center, then to the front, and back again to the rear of the automobile

Lambo (Anna Vissi album)
Lambo is the name of an album by Greek singer Anna Vissi, released in Greece and Cyprus in 1992. The single "Lambo" prompted the mambo dance trend in Greece

Lamborghini (disambiguation)
Lamborghini may refer to:*Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of high performance sports cars, now a subsidiary of Audi AG*Lamborghini Trattori S.p.A., former Italian manufacturer of tractors, now a brand of Same Deutz-Fahr

Lamborghini (video game)
Lamborghini was a racing video game developed by Rage Software and published by Majesco Games. It was cancelled in 2003 due to Rage Software's bankruptcy. The team that worked on Lamborghini went on and created the game studio Juice Games, which created the Juiced series.

Lamb's Navy Rum is described as a "smooth and mellow quality rum from the Caribbean . The Jamaican spirit has 40% alcohol content. The reference to Navy is to the British Royal Navy.

Lambskin may refer to:*Lambskin , the skin of a young sheep*Lambskin condom, made from natural lamb intestines

LAME is a free software codec used to encode/compress audio into the lossy MP3 file format.-History:The name LAME is a recursive acronym for "LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder". Around mid-1998, Mike Cheng created LAME 1.0 as a set of modifications against the "8Hz-MP3" encoder source code

Lame may refer to:* Lameness , lameness in horses* LAME, MP3 encoder* "Lame" , song by Unwritten Law* Licensed aircraft maintenance engineer

Lame (song)
"Lame" is a song by the San Diego-based rock band Unwritten Law, produced by Greg Graffin and released as the first single from the band's 1996 album Oz Factor. The 7-inch single was pressed in limited numbers prior to the album's release

Lame duck
Lame duck can refer to:*Lame duck , an elected official who is approaching the end of his or her tenure, and especially an official whose successor has already been elected.

Lamed or Lamedh is the twelfth letter in many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew Lamed and Arabic alphabet . Its sound value is .The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Lambda , Latin L, and Cyrillic Л.-Origins:

-Biology:* Lamella , a papery rib beneath a mushroom cap* Lamella , a plate-like structure in an animal* Lamella , part of a chloroplast* Lamella , a group of land crabs in the family Gecarcinucidae

Lameness (equine)
Lameness in horses and other equidae is a term used to refer to any number of conditions where the animal fails to travel in a regular and sound manner on all four feet

A lament or lamentation is a song, poem, or piece of music expressing grief, regret, or mourning.-History:Many of the oldest and most lasting poems in human history have been laments. Laments are present in both the Iliad and the Odyssey, and laments continued to be sung in elegiacs accompanied by the aulis in classical and Hellenistic Greece

Lament (disambiguation)
A lament is a song or poem which expresses grief, regret or mourning.Lament may also refer to:* Lament , a 1995 release by American Christian rock group Resurrection Band

Lament (Ultravox album)
Lament is an album by Ultravox, released in 1984. This was the seventh full album and the fourth of the band's most-recognisable incarnation, fronted by Midge Ure. It was also the last album featuring original drummer Warren Cann. The album peaked at no.8 on the UK album chart and was certified Gold by the BPI in June 1984 for 100,000 copies sold

Lament (Ultravox song)
"Lament" is the third single and title track from Ultravox's seventh studio album, released on the 21st of June 1984.Lament is a melancholy ballad, the music video depicting the band members visiting their lovers on a remote Scottish island

Lamentations may refer to:*The Book of Lamentations*"Lamentations of Jeremiah the Prophet" and "Genre of the Lamentations", two articles on the music for Tenebrae*Laments by 16th-century Polish poet Jan Kochanowski

Laments can refer to:*Book of Lamentations, a 6th century BC religious text*Treny, 16th century AD elegiac poetry by Jan KochanowskiSee also the genre Lament

Laments (Treny)
The Laments are a series of nineteen threnodies by Jan Kochanowski.Written in Polish and published in 1580, they are a highlight of Polish Renaissance literature, and one of Kochanowski's signal achievements.-Composition:Jan Kochanowski was the greatest Polish poet and the greatest Slavic poet prior to the 19th

Lamia may refer to:* Lamia , a Greek mythological female creature* Lamia of Athens courtesan* Lamia , a magical beast in Dungeons & Dragons* Lamia , a city in Greece* Lamia , a genus of longhorn beetles

Laminar flow
Laminar flow, sometimes known as streamline flow, occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers. At low velocities the fluid tends to flow without lateral mixing, and adjacent layers slide past one another like playing cards. There are no cross currents perpendicular to the direction of flow, nor eddies or swirls of fluids

A laminate is a material that can be constructed by uniting two or more layers of material together. The process of creating a laminate is lamination, which in common parlance refers to the placing of something between layers of plastic and gluing them with heat and/or pressure, usually with an adhesive

A laminate is a material that can be constructed by uniting two or more layers of material together. The process of creating a laminate is lamination, which in common parlance refers to the placing of something between layers of plastic and gluing them with heat and/or pressure, usually with an adhesive

Laminate (band)
Laminate were a hard rock band from Co. Wexford, Ireland.They formed in Wexford in 2003, initially as a side-project for singer/guitarist Derren Dempsey and singer/drummer Marc Hillis, both of whom were active members in other bands at the time

Reflection symmetry
Reflection symmetry, reflectional symmetry, line symmetry, mirror symmetry, mirror-image symmetry, or bilateral symmetry is symmetry with respect to reflection. That is, a figure which does not change upon undergoing a reflection has reflectional symmetry.In 2D there is a line of symmetry, in 3D a plane of symmetry

Reflex action
A reflex action, also known as a reflex, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus. A true reflex is a behavior which is mediated via the reflex arc; this does not apply to casual uses of the term 'reflex'.-See also:

Reflexology, or zone therapy, is an alternative medicine involving the physical act of applying pressure to the feet, hands, or ears with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion

Reflux is a technique involving the condensation of vapors and the return of this condensate to the system from which it originated. It is used in industrial and laboratory distillations

Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands that have been depleted, usually through deforestation.

Reform movement
A reform movement is a kind of social movement that aims to make gradual change, or change in certain aspects of society, rather than rapid or fundamental changes

Reform Party of the United States of America
The Reform Party of the United States of America is a political party in the United States, founded in 1995 by Ross Perot

Reformed Episcopal Church
The Reformed Episcopal Church is an Anglican church in the United States and Canada and a founding member of the Anglican Church in North America

Refraction is the change in direction of a wave due to a change in its speed. It is essentially a surface phenomenon . The phenomenon is mainly in governance to the law of conservation of energy. The proper explanation would be that due to change of medium, the phase velocity of the wave is changed but its frequency remains constant

Refried beans
Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, although each cuisine has a somewhat different approach when making the dish.-Ingredients and preparation:

Refrigeration is a process in which work is done to move heat from one location to another. This work is traditionally done by mechanical work, but can also be done by magnetism, laser or other means

A refrigerator is a common household appliance that consists of a thermally insulated compartment and a heat pump that transfers heat from the inside of the fridge to its external environment so that the inside of the fridge is cooled to a temperature below the ambient temperature of the room

A refugee is a person who outside her country of origin or habitual residence because she has suffered persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or because she is a member of a persecuted 'social group'. Such a person may be referred to as an 'asylum seeker' until recognized by the state where she makes her claim

Refugee camp
A refugee camp is a temporary settlement built to receive refugees. Hundreds of thousands of people may live in any one single camp. Usually they are built and run by a government, the United Nations, or international organizations, or NGOs.Refugee camps are generally set up in an impromptu fashion and designed to meet basic human needs for only a short time

Regal Entertainment Group
Regal Entertainment Group also known as REG is a movie theater chain headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. Regal operates the largest and most geographically diverse theater circuit in the United States, consisting of 6,775 screens in 548 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia as of October 23, 2009

Regal Manufacturing Company
A number of different companies have used the name Regal Manufacturing Company.* The Regal Manufacturing Company, formerly Emil Wulschner & Son, was a manufacturer of fretted musical instruments in Indianapolis from 1901 to 1904

Regal Musical Instrument Company
The Regal Musical Instrument Company was established in 1908 in Chicago. By the 1930s, they were one of the largest manufacturers of musical instruments in the world.Regal specialised in:

Regarding Henry
Regarding Henry is a 1991 American film drama starring Harrison Ford and Annette Bening, directed by Mike Nichols.The screenplay by J. J. Abrams focuses on a New York City lawyer who struggles to regain his memory and recover his speech and mobility after he survives a shooting.-Plot:Ambitious, callous, narcissistic, and at times unethical, Henry Turner is a highly successful

Regent's Canal
Regent's Canal is a canal across an area just north of central London, England. It provides a link from the Paddington arm of the Grand Union Canal, just north-west of Paddington Basin in the west, to the Limehouse Basin and the River Thames in east London.

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, was a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that ruled unconstitutional the admission process of the Medical School at the University of California at Davis, which set aside 16 of the 100 seats for African American students.The "diversity in the classroom" justification for considering race as "one" of the

Reggie Yates
Reginald "Reggie" Yates is a British actor, television presenter and radio DJ of Ghanaian descent. He went to Central Foundation Boys' School.-Early career:

Reggio Calabria
Reggio di Calabria , commonly known as Reggio Calabria or Reggio, is the biggest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, southern Italy, and is the capital of the Province of Reggio Calabria and seat of the Council of Calabrian government.Reggio is located on the "toe" of the Italian peninsula and is separated from the island of Sicily by the Strait of Messina

Regia Aeronautica
The Italian Royal Air Force was the name of the air force of the Kingdom of Italy. It was established as a service independent of the Royal Italian Army from 1923 until 1946

Regia Marina
The Regia Marina dates from the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861 after Italian unification

Regifting or regiving is the act of taking a gift that has been received and giving it to somebody else, sometimes in the guise of a new gift. One example of a formalization of this activity are the white elephant gift exchanges, in which items can be regifted from year to year.In the USA, "National Regifting Day" is defined as December 18

Regiment de Meuron
The Regiment de Meuron was a regiment of infantry originally raised in Switzerland in 1781. The regiment was named for its commander, Colonel Charles-Daniel de Meuron, who was born in Neuchâtel in 1738.

Regimental Sergeant Major
Regimental Sergeant Major is an appointment held by warrant officers class 1 in the British Army, the British Royal Marines and in the armies of many Commonwealth nations, including Australia and New Zealand; and by chief warrant officers in the Canadian Forces

Regina Transit
Regina Transit is the public transportation agency operated by the city of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the oldest public transit system in Saskatchewan and has been city-owned since its inception.-History:

Regina, Saskatchewan
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The city is the second-largest in the province and a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan. It is governed by Regina City Council. Regina is the cathedral city of the Roman Catholic and Romanian Orthodox Dioceses of Regina and the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle

Reginald Aldworth Daly
-External links:* Daly′s Biography, American Geophysical Union* GSA Today, vol. 16, no. 2, 2006* National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, 36 pp., 1960

Reginald Dixon
Reginald Dixon MBE, ARCM, was an English theatre organist. He was best known as resident organist at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, where he played the Wurlitzer organ from 1930 until his retirement in 1970.-Biography:

Reginald Marsh (artist)
Reginald Marsh was an American painter, born in Paris, most notable for his depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. Crowded Coney Island beach scenes, popular entertainments such as vaudeville and burlesque, women, and jobless men on the Bowery are subjects that reappear throughout his work

Regional accents of English speakers
The regional accents of English speakers show great variation across the areas where English is spoken as a first language. This article provides an overview of the many identifiable variations in pronunciation, usually deriving from the phoneme inventory of the local dialect, of the local variety of Standard English between various populations of native English speakers.Local

Regionalism (literature)
In literature, regionalism or local color refers to fiction or poetry that focuses on specific features – including characters, dialects, customs, history, and topography – of a particular region

Regions of Eritrea
||At the time of Independence in 1993 Eritrea was arranged into ten provinces. These provinces were similar to the nine provinces operating during the colonial period. In 1996, these were consolidated into six regions

Regions of Ethiopia
||Ethiopia is divided into 9 ethnically-based administrative regions and two chartered cities

Regions of Ghana
||Ghana is divided into ten regions :*Ashanti Region *Brong-Ahafo Region *Central Region *Eastern Region *Greater Accra Region *Northern Region *Upper East Region

Regions of Nepal
Nepal is divided into 14 administrative zones , which are divided into 75 districts . The 14 administrative zones are grouped into five development regions

Regions of the Philippines
In the Philippines, regions are administrative divisions that serve primarily to organize the provinces of the country for administrative convenience. Currently, the archipelagic republic of the Philippines is divided into 17 regions

Register renaming
In computer architecture, register renaming refers to a technique used to avoid unnecessary serialization of program operations imposed by the reuse of registers by those operations.-Problem definition:

Registered nurse
A registered nurse is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program at a university or college and has passed a national licensing exam. A registered nurse helps individuals, families, and groups to achieve health and prevent disease

A registrar is an official keeper of records made in a register. Registrar may also refer to:-Government records:* Recorder of deeds, government office which maintains public records related to real estate

Registrar of Companies
The Registrar of Companies for England, Wales & Scotland is the official responsible for Companies House, which deals with all filings relating to the Companies Act 1985 to 2006, ensuring the document filings are kept up-to-date and deals with any breaches of the Companies Act.The Registrar Of Companies for England & Wales is Gareth Jones, who is based at Companies House,

Regression analysis
In statistics, regression analysis includes many techniques for modeling and analyzing several variables, when the focus is on the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables

Regular polygon
A regular polygon is a polygon that is equiangular and equilateral . Regular polygons may be convex or star.-General properties:

Regulation of sport
The regulation of sport is usually done by a regulatory agency for each sport, resulting in a core of relatively invariant, agreed rules. People responsible for leisure activities often seek recognition and respectability as sports by joining sports federations such as the International Olympic Committee, or by forming their own regulatory body

Regulatory T cell
Regulatory T cells , sometimes known as suppressor T cells, are a specialized subpopulation of T cells which suppresses activation of the immune system and thereby maintains tolerance to self-antigens. The existence of regulatory T cells was the subject of significant controversy among immunologists for many years

Regulus is the brightest star in the constellation Leo and one of the brightest stars in the night sky, lying approximately 77.5 light years from Earth. Regulus is a multiple star system composed of four stars which are organized into two pairs

Rehab (band)
Rehab is an American Southern rock, country, and alternative hip hop band. The band has recorded seven albums, including two each for Epic Records and Universal Republic. They are mainly known for their 2008 hit, "Bartender Song ".

Rei Ayanami
is a fictional character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise, a Japanese anime from Gainax. She is the First Child and pilot of the Evangelion Unit 00.

Reign of Terror
The Reign of Terror , also known simply as The Terror , was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of "enemies of

Reiki (era)
was a after Wadō and before Yōrō. This period spanned the years from September 715 through November 717. The reigning empress was .-Change of era:* 715 ; 715: The new era name was created to mark the beginning of the reign of Empress Genshō

Reimer-Tiemann reaction
The Reimer-Tiemann reaction is a chemical reaction used for the ortho-formylation of phenols. The reaction was discovered by Karl Ludwig Reimer and Ferdinand Tiemann

Reims Cathedral
Notre-Dame de Reims is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Reims, where the kings of France were once crowned. It replaces an older church, destroyed by a fire in 1211, which was built on the site of the basilica where Clovis was baptized by Saint Remi, bishop of Reims, in AD 496. That original structure had been erected on the site of the Roman baths

Reincarnation best describes the concept where the soul or spirit, after the death of the body, is believed to return to live in a new human body, or, in some traditions, either as a human being, animal or plant

Reincarnation best describes the concept where the soul or spirit, after the death of the body, is believed to return to live in a new human body, or, in some traditions, either as a human being, animal or plant

Reincarnation best describes the concept where the soul or spirit, after the death of the body, is believed to return to live in a new human body, or, in some traditions, either as a human being, animal or plant

Reincarnation best describes the concept where the soul or spirit, after the death of the body, is believed to return to live in a new human body, or, in some traditions, either as a human being, animal or plant

Reinforced concrete
Reinforced concrete is concrete in which reinforcement bars , reinforcement grids, plates or fibers have been incorporated to strengthen the concrete in tension. It was invented by French gardener Joseph Monier in 1849 and patented in 1867. The term Ferro Concrete refers only to concrete that is reinforced with iron or steel

Reinforcement is a term in operant conditioning and behavior analysis for the process of increasing the rate or probability of a behavior in the form of a "response" by the delivery or emergence of a stimulus Reinforcement is a term in operant conditioning and behavior analysis for the process of increasing the rate or probability of a behavior (e.g., pulling a lever more frequently) in the form of a "response" by the delivery or emergence of a stimulus Reinforcement is a term in operant conditioning and behavior analysis for the process of increasing the rate or probability of a behavior (e.g., pulling a lever more frequently) in the form of a "response" by the delivery or emergence of a stimulus (e.g

Reinhard Bendix
Reinhard Bendix was a German American sociologist.Born in Berlin, Germany, he briefly belonged to Neu beginnen and Hashomer Hatzair, groups that resisted the Nazis. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States. He received his B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and subsequently taught there from 1943 to 1946

Reinhard Bonnke
Reinhard Bonnke is a German charismatic Christian evangelist, principally known for his Great Gospel Crusades throughout the Continent of Africa.-Early life:

Reinsurance is insurance that is purchased by an insurance company from another insurance company as a means of risk management

Rejuvenation Research
Rejuvenation Research is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed bimonthly scientific journal published by Mary Ann Liebert that investigates rejuvenation therapies.The editor-in-chief is Aubrey de Grey

Relational database
A relational database is a database that conforms to relational model theory. The software used in a relational database is called a relational database management system . Colloquial use of the term "relational database" may refer to the RDBMS software, or the relational database itself

Relative density
Relative density, or specific gravity, is the ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a given reference material. Specific gravity usually means relative density with respect to water

Relative humidity
Relative humidity is a term used to describe the amount of water vapor in a mixture of air and water vapor. It is defined as the partial pressure of water vapor in the air-water mixture, given as a percentage of the saturated vapor pressure under those conditions

Relativity of simultaneity
In physics, the relativity of simultaneity is the concept that simultaneity–whether two events occur at the same time–is not absolute, but depends on the observer's reference frame. According to the special theory of relativity, it is impossible to say in an absolute sense whether two events occur at the same time if those events are separated in space

Relaxation oscillator
A relaxation oscillator is an oscillator based upon the behavior of a physical system's return to equilibrium after being disturbed. That is, a dynamical system within the oscillator continuously dissipates its internal energy