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Radnorshire (UK Parliament constituency)
Radnorshire was created in 1542 as a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918

A radome is a structural, weatherproof enclosure that protects a microwave or radar antenna. The radome is constructed of material that minimally attenuates the electromagnetic signal transmitted or received by the antenna. In other words, the radome is transparent to radar or radio waves

-People:* Radoslav Bachev , Bulgarian footballer* Radoslav Batak , Serbo-Montenegrin football defender* Radoslav Brđanin , Serbian war criminal* Radoslav Hecl , Slovak ice hockey defenceman

Radu (codename)
Radu was, according to Ion Mihai Pacepa, the codename for a radiological weapon used against dissenters and critics by Nicolae Ceauşescu's Securitate. "Radu" is a Romanian name and in this context it is a reference to "radiation"

RAF (disambiguation)
-Military and Paramilitary Organisations:* Royal Air Force, the air force of the United Kingdom* Rapid Action Force, India's elite paramilitary police force* Royal Aircraft Factory, former name of the Royal Aircraft Establishment

Rafe (given name)
Rafe is a given name, and may refer to:Persons named Rafe* Rafe Champion, an Australian writer* Rafe Custance, a New Zealand actor* Rafe de Crespigny, an Australian professor and writer* Rafe Esquith, an American educator

A raffle is a competition in which people obtain numbered tickets, each ticket having the chance of winning a prize. At a set time, the winners are drawn from a container holding a copy of every number

Raffles (1930 film)
Raffles is a film starring Ronald Colman as the popular title character, a gentleman who is also secretly a notorious jewel thief. Kay Francis plays the woman who Raffles falls in love with. It is based on the 1906 play Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman by E. W

Raffles (1939 film)
Raffles is a 1939 film starring David Niven and Olivia de Havilland. It is one of several film adaptations of an 1899 novel by E. W. Hornung, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman. Sidney Howard wrote the screenplay for the 1930 version, died in 1939, and was given credit as co-author of the screenplay with John Van Druten. F

Raffles (horse)
Raffles was an Arabian stallion foaled in 1926 and imported to the United States by Roger Selby in 1932. Raffles was bred by Lady Wentworth of the Crabbet Arabian Stud.-Background:

Raffles (Lord Lister)
Raffles and Lord Lister are the names of a popular fictional gentleman thief, who first appeared in a German pulp magazine entitled "Lord Lister, genannt Raffles, der Meisterdieb" published in 1908

Raft (disambiguation)
Raft may refer to:*Raft, a flat floating structure for travel over water*Raft , a Stephen Baxter science fiction novel*RAFT , reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer

A rafter is one of a series of sloped structural members , that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads.-Design:

Rafting (disambiguation)
Rafting is traveling by raft.Rafting may also refer to:*Rafting event, in the context of biological migrations, describes process whereby organisms transfer from one land mass to another by way of a sea crossing on large clumps of floating vegetation

Rag or rags may refer to:*A torn, threadbare or otherwise inferior piece of textile.*A piece of ragtime music.*Raga, the musical scale of a composition in Indian classical music.*Rag

RAG may refer to:*Academia:**RAG —Student-run charitable fundraising organisations that are widespread in the United Kingdom **Real Academia Galega**Repertorium Academicum Germanicum*Military:**Regimental artillery group

The Ragamuffin is a breed of domestic cat that first made its appearance in 1994. Ragamuffins are notable for their friendly personalities and thick, rabbitlike fur.-General description:

Ragamuffin (novel)
Ragamuffin is the second novel by Caribbean science fiction writer Tobias S. Buckell. It is the sequel to his first novel, Crystal Rain. Buckell labeled Ragamuffin a "caribbean space opera", with his previous novel being called "caribbean steampunk".Ragamuffin was nominated for the 2007 Nebula award for best novel and was a finalist for the 2008 Prometheus Award.

Rage may refer to:* Rage , an intense form of anger- Games :* Rage , a 2011 first-person shooter and racing video game developed by id Software* Rage Software Limited, a defunct game developer

RAGE, the Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts is a 35kD transmembrane receptor of the immunoglobulin super family which was first characterized in 1992 by Neeper et al. It is also called "AGER"

RAGE (gene)
MAPK/MAK/MRK overlapping kinase is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the RAGE gene.-Further reading:

Rage (roller coaster)
Rage is a Gerstlauer Eurofighter roller coaster situated at Adventure Island in Southend On Sea, United Kingdom. It opened on 10 February 2007. It is one of the biggest investments the park has ever made. It features three inversions: a Vertical loop, Immelmann and a Zero-G roll.Its one of the most popular rides in Adventure Island

Rage (video game)
Rage is a first-person shooter video game by id Software which was released on October 4, 2011 in North America. It uses the company's new OpenGL based id Tech 5 engine. The game was first shown as a tech demo on June 11, 2007, at Apple's WWDC, and was officially announced on August 2, 2007, at QuakeCon

Ragel is a finite-state machine compiler with output support for C, C++, C#, Objective-C, D, Java, Go and Ruby source code. It supports the generation of table or control flow driven state machines from regular expressions and/or state charts and can also build lexical analysers via the longest-match method

Raglan (New Zealand electorate)
-History:The Raglan electorate existed from 1861 to 1870, from 1911 to 1978, and then from 1984 to 1996.In 1996, Simon Upton who was then the MP for Raglan chose to become a list MP

Ragnarök is the fifth album, released in 1995 on Metal Blade Records, by the rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar.This album contains the most varied vocal stylings of any Gwar album, as the majority of the band lends their lungs to the tracklist , as well as guest villain Cardinal Syn.Ragnarök is essentially a heavy metal

Ragnarok Online
Ragnarok Online , often referred to as RO, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game or MMORPG created by GRAVITY Co., Ltd. based on the manhwa Ragnarok by Lee Myung-jin. It was first released in South Korea on 31 August 2002 for Microsoft Windows and has since been released in many other locales around the world

-Etymology:The term comes from the French ragoûter, to revive the taste. The etymologically related Italian ragù is a sauce such as Bolognese used typically to dress pasta.-Preparation:

Rags (dog)
Rags , born in Paris, France, was a mixed breed terrier who became the U.S. 1st Infantry Division's dog-mascot in World War I.

Rags (musical)
Rags is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and music by Charles Strouse.-Production history:The Broadway production opened on August 21, 1986 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre with little advance sale and to mostly indifferent reviews, and it closed after only four performances

Rags (singer)
Ravi "Rags" Khote is a playback singer for films in India, he is known for his raps between stanzas. Some of his songs include "Style" from Sivaji: The Boss, "Rabba Rabba" from Allah Ke Banday, and "Pretty Woman" from Kal Ho Naa Ho.- References :

Rags to Riches (horse)
Rags to Riches is an American thoroughbred filly racehorse who in 2007 became the first filly to win the Belmont Stakes in over a century. She was sired by 1992 U.S. Horse of the Year and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee A.P. Indy, who in turn was a son of 1977 U.S

Ragtag may refer to:* Ragtag Cinema, a non-profit independent movie theater* Ragtag Productions, an independent film company

Ragtime is an original musical genre which enjoyed its peak popularity between 1897 and 1918. Its main characteristic trait is its syncopated, or "ragged," rhythm. It began as dance music in the red-light districts of American cities such as St. Louis and New Orleans years before being published as popular sheet music for piano

Ragtime (TV series)
Ragtime was a children's television series presented by Maggie Henderson and Fred Harris. The programmes featured play with words, songs, stories and puppets. Puppets emerged from the green Ragtime Bag, including wooden spoons with faces drawn on them. These were named Mr Porridge, Mr Curry, Mr Jelly, Miss Sponge, Mrs Custard, Uncle Casserole and Mrs Ragamuffin

-Italy:* Ragusa, Sicily, a city and comune* Ragusa Ibla, a historic quarter of the Sicilian city* Marina di Ragusa, a village and frazione of the comune of Ragusa* Province of Ragusa, Italy, one of the administrative division of Sicily-Croatia:

Ragusa (horse)
Ragusa was a Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by American Harry Guggenheim who owned his dam Fantan II, he was sired by Ribot. Sold at the Ballsbridge Sales for 3,800 guineas, Ragusa was purchased by trainer Paddy 'Darkie' Prendergast for owners James R

Ragwort is a very common wild flower in the family Asteraceae that is native to northern Eurasia, usually in dry, open places, and has also been widely distributed as a weed elsewhere.

Ragwort (disambiguation)
Ragwort may refer to a number of plant species:*Certain members of the genus Senecio including:**Senecio ampullaceus, Texas ragwort**Senecio aquaticus or Jacobaea aquatica, water ragwort, marsh ragwort

RAH or Rah may refer to:* Rah , British English slang for a young snob, or an alteration of "hoorah"* Rah, claimed by James Churchward to be the sun-god of the Mu, and the origin of the Ra of ancient Heliopolis

Rahan can refer to:*Rahan , a French comic book series*Rahan, County Cork, Ireland, a townland and civil parish in County Cork, Ireland*Rahan, County Offaly, Ireland, a village in County Offaly Ireland

Rahasia is an adventure module published by TSR, Inc. in 1984, for the Basic Set rules of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Its product designation is TSR 9115

Rahi may refer to:as Name:*Rahi Chakraborty, a singer and songwriter from India*Rahi Masoom Raza, an Indian writer*Rahi Mo'ayeri, an Iranian poet and musicianas Surname:*Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch from 2011

Rahm is the surname of:* Bror Yngve Rahm , Norwegian politician* Christina Rahm , Swedish actress and opera singer* John Rahm , American golfer* Johnny Rahm , American actor

Rai (area)
A rai is a unit of area, equal to 1,600 square metres , used for measuring land area. Its current size is precisely derived from the metre, but is neither part of nor recognized by the modern metric system, the International System .

Rai (Punjabi surname)
Rai is a Jat clan or gotra found mainly in India's Punjab state and Pakistan's Punjab state. Rai is one of the most well known Sikh jat clans originating from the Punjab region of Pakistan and India. The home village for most Rais is Moranwali. Most Sikh jat Rais live in Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur and Nawanshahr Raikot districts of Punjab

Raicilla is a distilled spirit, originating in the south western portion of the Mexican state of Jalisco, which is similar to Tequila and Mezcal as it is also a product of the agave plant.

RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit

Raid or RAID may refer to:* RAID , a system of multiple hard drives for sharing or replicating data* Raid , a consumer insecticide marketed by S.C

Raid (gaming)
A raid is a type of mission in a video game in which a very large number of people attempt to defeat a boss monster

RAID is an abbreviation of Rights & Accountability in Development. It is a Non-governmental organization, or NGO, based in Oxford, England. It was founded in 1997, with the aim of promoting "a rights-based approach to development".- Work :

Raider (novel)
Raider is a children's novel by Susan Gates, published in 1995. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

Raider (piracy)
A raider is a person who commits robbery at sea. With use of raid tactics, the raiders uses the naval strategy of attacking an opponent's commercial shipping rather than contending for command of the sea with its naval forces. The raiders destroy supplies of the enemy instead of engaging the combatant themselves

Raids is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.

A is an appearance of Amida Buddha on a purple cloud at the time of one's death. It has given rise to a type of Japanese painting of a Buddha accompanied by bodhisattvas

Rail or rails may refer to:Railway transportation* A generic term for railroads, railways, rail transport, and related matters* Rail tracks, or railway lines, the running surface of a railway

A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers. The term "railcar" is usually used in reference to a train consisting of a single coach , with a driver's cab at one or both ends. Some railways, e.g., the Great Western Railway, used the term Railmotor

Railing may refer to:* Guard rail, a structure blocking an area from access* Handrail, a structure designed to provide support, such as on a staircase* Insufflation , the act of inhaling a substance, generally a drug

Railings is an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who is notable for winning the 2005 Caulfield Cup when trained by John Hawkes. Other notable wins include the Metropolitan Handicap and he has been placed in races such as the BMW Classic

Railroad tie
A railroad tie/railway tie , or railway sleeper is a rectangular item used to support the rails in railroad tracks

Raimund may refer to:* Ferdinand Raimund , Austrian actor and dramatist* Raimund Theater, a theatre in the Mariahilf district of Vienna, AustriaMeaning Of Raimund - Leader Of MankindPeople with the given name Raimund:

RAIN (band)
Rain is a Japanese instrumental rock band. Formed in 2002 by Pata , Michiaki and Tetsu , the group is signed to the Danger Crue label and has, as of 2009, released three albums, a single and a two track EP