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R
R is the eighteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.-History:The original Semitic letter may have been inspired by an Egyptian hieroglyph for tp, "head". It was used for by Semites because in their language, the word for "head" was rêš . It developed into Greek Ρ and Latin R

R&R (military)
R&R, military slang for rest and recuperation , is a term used for the free time of a soldier in the US military or International UN staff serving in non-family duty stations. R&R includes various forms, including mail, sports, film screenings, using the services of prostitutes and leave time .-Mail:Mail from and to soldiers is military mail

R. Krishnamourthy
Rajagopalan Krishnamurthy is an authority on cotton research in India. He is a prolific Indian plant breeder who introduced a myriad of cotton varieties for commercial cultivation. He served in the Department of Agriculture of Tamilnadu for one decade and almost 28 years in Indian Council of Agricultural Research

R.I.P. (Rocket from the Crypt album)
R.I.P. is a live album by the San Diego, California rock band Rocket from the Crypt, released on February 26, 2008 by Vagrant Records. It is a recording of the band's final performance on October 31, 2005 at the Westin Hotel Ballroom in San Diego

R.I.P. (story)
"R.I.P." is a short story by Poppy Z. Brite, originally published as a chapbook, published by Gauntlet Press and was limited to only 200 copies. It consists of a letter written to William S. Burroughs after Brite had learned of his death. The cover of the chapbook was drawn by Brite herself.

R.S.V.P. (Five Star song)
"R.S.V.P." is the name of a 1985 single by British pop group Five Star. The single was the sixth UK release from their debut album Luxury of Life, released in the summer of 1985. The single peaked at no.45 in the UK.7" Single: PB40445 *

Ra
Ra is the ancient Egyptian sun god. By the Fifth Dynasty he had become a major deity in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the mid-day sun

RA
RA may refer to:- Science :* Right ascension, an astronomical term* Relation algebra, a type of mathematical structure- Medicine :* Relative analgesia machine, a type of sedative* Right atrium, one of the four chambers of the heart

Ra (album)
-Side two:- Personnel :* Todd Rundgren - guitar and vocals* Roger Powell - keyboards and vocals* Kasim Sulton - bass and vocals* John "Willie" Wilcox - drums, percussion and vocals-Charts:Album - Billboard- Production :

Raam (2006 film)
Raam is a 2006 Indian Telugu film written and directed by N.Shankar starring Nitin in the lead role, Genelia D'Souza and Hrishitaa Bhatt in supporting roles and Krishnam Raju in a very vital role

Rab (town)
Rab is the main settlement on the island of Rab in Croatia. It is located on a small peninsula on the southwestern side of the island, and had 554 residents as of 2001.

Raban
Raban or Rabana is one-sided traditional drum type played with the hands, used in Sri Lanka. The body of these drums are made by carving the Jack or Vitex trees. The skin used is that of a goat. There are two types of Rabans as Hand Raban and Bench Raban.* Hand Raban is about one foot in diameter

Rabat
Rabat , is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000

Rabbet
A rabbet is a recess or groove cut into the edge of a piece of machineable material, usually wood. When viewed in cross-section, a rabbet is two-sided and open to the edge or end of the surface into which it is cut.

Rabbi
In Judaism, a rabbi is a teacher of Torah. This title derives from the Hebrew word רבי , meaning "My Master" , which is the way a student would address a master of Torah

Rabbi (album)
Rabbi is Rabbi Shergill's debut album released in 2004 by Phat Phish Records. The album was an instant hit and grabbed notable airtime on Indian radio

Rabbit (band)
Rabbit, Originally "The Cherries" was an Australian hard rock band from Newcastle, Australia. The band was formed in 1973 by Mark Tinson , Phil Screen and Jim Porteus . Vocalist Greg Douglas joined in 1974 and was replaced in October of that year by Dave Evans, formerly of AC/DC

Rabbit (nuclear)
In the field of nuclear engineering, a rabbit refers to a pneumatically controlled tool used to insert small samples of material inside the core of a nuclear reactor usually for the purpose studying the effect of irradiation on the material. Some rabbits have special linings to screen out certain types of neutrons

Rabbit Ears
Rabbit Ears may refer to:* The ears of a rabbit* Rabbit Ears Range in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado* Rabbit Ears Pass in Colorado* Rabbit Ears , twin mountain peaks that are a National Historic Landmark

Rabbit Ears (Clayton, New Mexico)
Rabbit Ears is a pair of mountain peaks that were landmarks over the Cimarron Cutoff of the Santa Fe Trail. The Clayton Complex includes that, another mountain peak, and three camps between them: McNees Crossing, Turkey Creek Camp, and Rabbit Ears Camp.It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1963.-External links:*

Rabbit punch
A rabbit punch is a blow to the neck or to the base of the skull. It is considered especially dangerous because it can damage the cervical vertebrae and subsequently the spinal cord, which may lead to serious spinal cord injury or even death.-Boxing:

Rabbit Punch
- Plot :The World's Championship Fight is about to begin in a gigantic boxing stadium near Bugs Bunny's hole. Tonight's fight features the battle between the Champ, "Battling McGook" , and his challenger "Dyspectic McPlaster". During the fight, Crusher does not even give his challenger a sporting chance

Rabble
rabble.ca is a Canadian website. Among other services, it publishes journalism on a daily basis, primarily relating to social justice and progressive politics

Rabble (disambiguation)
Rabble may refer to:* rabble.ca, a Canadian website* Rabble, an arrow in the arcade game Libble Rabble* Rabble of Devilkin, characters in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game* Rabble Starkey, a novel* The Rabble, a New Zealand music group

Rabe
-Surname:Rabe is a German surname meaning "raven" and may refer to:* David Rabe* Eckard Rabe* Folke Rabe* Jean Rabe* John Rabe, a German businessman in Nanjing during Japanese occupation; known for rescuing more than 200,000 Chinese from the Nanjing Massacre

Rabe (Novi Kneževac)
Rabe is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Novi Kneževac municipality, in the North Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population numbering 135 people .-See also:*List of places in Serbia*List of cities, towns and villages in Vojvodina

Rabid
Rabid is a 1977 horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. It features Marilyn Chambers in the lead role, supported by Frank Moore, Howard Ryshpan, Joe Silver and Robert A

Rabies (disambiguation)
Rabies may refer to:* Rabies, the disease often called "hydrophobia" characterized by the inflammation of the brain* Rabies virus, the type species of the Lyssavirus viral genus* Rabies , a 1989 album by Skinny Puppy

Rabies (Ruoska album)
Rabies is Finnish industrial metal band Ruoska's fifth album, and it was released on April 9 2008.-Track listing:#Saarnaaja - 4:56#Lihaa vasten lihaa - 3:29#Helvettiin jäätynyt - 3:59

Rabobank (cycling team)
Rabobank is a professional bicycle racing team, sponsored by the Rabobank. The team consists of three sections: ProTeam , Continental , and Cyclo-cross

RAC
-Companies:* Rent-A-Center, an American public furniture and electronics rent to own company* Royal Automobile Club, a private club in Pall Mall, London* RAC plc, a breakdown company in the United Kingdom

Rac (GTPase)
Rac is a subfamily of the Rho family of GTPases, small signaling G proteins .The subgroup include:*Rac1*Rac2*Rac3*RhoG

Raccolta
The Raccolta is a book, published from 1807 to 1950, that listed Roman Catholic prayers and other acts of piety, such as novenas, for which specific indulgences were granted by Popes

Raccoon
Procyon is a genus of nocturnal mammals, comprising three species commonly known as raccoons, in the family Procyonidae. The most familiar species, the common raccoon , is often known simply as "the" raccoon, as the two other raccoon species in the genus are native only to the tropics and are considerably lesser-known

Raccoon
The raccoon , Procyon lotor , also known as the common raccoon, North American raccoon, northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. It is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of and a body weight of

Race
-Classifications:* Race , classification of flora and fauna* Race * Race , classification of species in the fantasy genre-Surnames:* Harley Race , US-American wrestler, coach and promoter

Race
-Classifications:* Race , classification of flora and fauna* Race * Race , classification of species in the fantasy genre-Surnames:* Harley Race , US-American wrestler, coach and promoter

Raceme
A raceme is a type of inflorescence that is unbranched and indeterminate and bears pedicellate flowers — flowers having short floral stalks called pedicels — along the axis. In botany, axis means a shoot, in this case one bearing the flowers. In a raceme, the oldest flowers are borne towards the base and new flowers are produced as the shoot grows

Racemic acid
Racemic acid is an old name for an optically inactive or racemic form of tartaric acid. It is an equal mixture of two mirror-image isomers , optically active in opposing directions.

Racer
-Snakes:* Coluber, a genus of harmless colubrid snakes.* Drymobius, a.k.a. neotropical racers, a genus of harmless colubrid snakes.* Masticophis, a.k.a

Racers
Racers may refer to:* Lego Racers, a product range of the Lego construction toy* Akron Racers, a women's softball team* Elgin Racers, a franchise of the International Basketball League* Harringay Racers, a British ice hockey club

Raceway (aquaculture)
A raceway, also known as a flow-through system, is an artificial channel used in aquaculture to culture aquatic organisms. Raceway systems are among the earliest methods used for inland aquaculture. A raceway usually consists of rectangular basins or canals constructed of concrete and equipped with an inlet and outlet

Rach
Rach may refer to:* Random Access Channel , a feature of mobiles or other wireless devices* Sergei Rachmaninoff, the composer. "Rach" is a colloquial short form of his surname, most commonly used to refer to some of his compositions, such as "Rach 2" "Rach 3" * Rachel

Rachel (given name)
Rachel is a feminine given name. The name ranks in the top hundred most popular names for girls in the United States, Canada, England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and Australia as well as in Israel

Racialism
Racialism is an emphasis on race or racial considerations. Currently, racialism entails a belief in the existence and significance of racial categories, but not necessarily that any absolute hierarchy between the races has been demonstrated by a rigorous and comprehensive scientific process

Racialization
Racialization refers to processes of the discursive production of racial identities. It signifies the extension of dehumanizing and racial meanings to a previously racially unclassified relationship, social practice, or group

Racine
-Geography:Racine is the name of several communities in the United States of America:*Racine, Wisconsin, the largest city named Racine in the United States*Racine, Minnesota*Racine, Missouri*Racine, Ohio*Racine, West Virginia*Racine County, Wisconsin

Racine (CTA)
Racine is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line. Prior to June 25, 2006, it was the last station before the split between the Forest Park and 54/Cermak branches of the Blue Line. Service to 54/Cermak is now served by the Pink Line

Racing
A sport race is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock or to a specific point. The competitors in a race try to complete a given task in the shortest amount of time

Racists
Racists is a 2006 novel by Kunal Basu about a scientific experiment in the mid-19th century in which a white girl and a black boy are raised together as savages on a small uninhabited island off the coast of Africa

Rack
- Kinds of racks :* Amp rack, short for amplifier rack, a piece of furniture in which amplifiers are mounted* Bicycle rack, a frame for storing bicycles when not in use* Breast

Racker
Racker may refer to:-*Efraim Racker, Austrian biochemist*Heinrich Racker, Argentinean psychoanalyst*Rubik's Brain Racker, a puzzle toy

Racket
Racket may refer to:*Racket , a systematised element of organized crime*Rackets , a ball game*Racquet, a piece of equipment used to play tennis*Racket with Michele Placido, Tanya Roberts and Franco Interlenghi

RACKETT (band)
RACKETT is a self-described "three-car garage rock" band that originated from songs written and recorded by the poet Paul Muldoon and the 17th century poetry scholar Nigel Smith during mid-to-late 2004

Racon
A racon is a radar transponder commonly used to mark maritime navigational hazards. The word is a portmanteau of RAdar and beaCON.When a racon receives a radar pulse, it responds with a signal on the same frequency which puts an image on the radar display

Racoon (KAME)
Racoon is a tool for handling Internet Key Exchange in IPsec for Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD.It's part of the KAME project, and almost all of the implemented KAME project code has been merged to FreeBSD and NetBSD. IPsec-Tools is a port of the KAME code to Linux.-External links:***, a port of KAME's IPsec utilities to the Linux-2.6 IPsec implementation

Racquet
A racquet or racket is a sports implement consisting of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of cord is stretched tightly. It is used for striking a ball in such games as squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton

Racquets
Racquets may refer to:* The plural of Racquet, a piece of sporting equipment* Racquets , an indoor sport using long wooden racquets and a small, hard ball

RAD
Rad may mean:* Rad , a villainous character in AC Comics's "Femforce"* Rad , a 1986 release about a young BMX rider* Rad , several fictional characters in the Transformers toy line

Rada (fiqh)
Radāʿ or ridāʿa is a technical term from Islamic jurisprudence meaning "the suckling which produces the legal impediment to marriage of foster-kinship". The term derives from the infinitive noun of the Arabic word radiʿa or radaʿa