from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. radiotelephone
  • abbr. respiratory therapy
  • abbr. room temperature

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Alternative form of R/T.
  • Right Tackle, term used in American & Canadian Football
  • right twist
  • real-time
  • retweet


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  • And yet every time I see it, I think someone's using my nickname. ;-)

    November 18, 2009

  • Short for "retweet." Used on Twitter when reposting someone else's tweet verbatim (or condensed for space) with attribution.

    November 17, 2009