from The Century Dictionary.

  • An abbreviation of receipt.
  • An abbreviation of in pharmacy, (rectificatus) rectified;
  • rector.
  • Direct; immediate.


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  • They wanted to, but Alicia was cor. rect, that is our national costume for pretty women, 'and each of the Palafox wives confessed that even till this day they kept as treasures the China Poblanas they had worn as young girls.

    Mexico Michener, James 1992

  • Create a file in the contents / code directory called rect, Qt:: AlignVCenter | Qt:: AlignHCenter, end

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en] 2009

  • "Oh, Mrs. Reisenberger, I thank you for the tel'phone-d'rect'ry," he began gratefully, as the two shook hands.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates 1913

  • I have used, including "rect", "pixmap", "label", and "entry" items in my layout (there may be some others, but these are certainly the most important).

    LXer Linux News 2009

  • A "rect" can be understood as a cutout rectangle of material.

    LXer Linux News 2009

  • A November 2007 memo signed by then Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice complains that shipments of North Korean ballistic missile jet vanes " frequently transit Beijing on regularly scheduled flights " but that the Chinese had failed to act on specific information provided by the U.S. and despite a di rect appeal by President Bush to Chinese paramount leader Hu Jintao.

    Pyongyang 2010

  • For the manipulation of the grid, only the two di - rect players would be there.

    Here There Are Monsters 2010

  • Columbia University scholar Mahmood Mamdani's brilliant new book, "Saviors and Survivors," explains why this assumption is incor rect, and why it's undermining peace efforts in the region.

    Explaining Darfur 2009

  • Stoopee Dave is moor diye-rect: he likkz and bites mah fingurs as if tu say ‘feed meh, or youz iz nekst!’

    HOW TO GET HUMAN FOODS - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2009

  • October 27, 2008 at 2:43 pm but dey iz ker-rect tew tymes ebbery dai!

    They’re heeeeere… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2008


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