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Ret is sometimes a misspelling of rat.

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Definition of the verb ret

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verb - inflections: retted, retting

  1. place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

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  1. See retired.


Ret a.k.a. Røst Airport is a regional airport serving the Røst, Norway. located on the northern edge of the main island of Røstlandet. It is owned and operated by the state-owned Avinor and handled 14,267 passengers in 2012. Services are provided by Widerøe, operating Dash 8-100 aircraft on contract with the Ministry of Transport and Communications to Bodø Airport and Leknes Airport.


  1. Ret a.k.a. The RET proto-oncogene encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase for members of the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor family of extracellular signalling molecules. RET loss of function mutations are associated with the development of Hirschsprung's disease, while gain of function mutations are associated with the development of various types of human cancer, including medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasias type 2A and 2B, pheochromocytoma and parathyroid hyperplasia.
    • also known as oncogene RET; receptor tyrosine kinase; RET transforming sequence; multiple endocrine neoplasia and medullary thyroid carcinoma 1; Hirschsprung disease 1; ret proto-oncogene (multiple endocrine neoplasia and medullary thyroid carcinoma 1, Hirschsprung...; hydroxyaryl-protein kinase; cadherin family member 12
  2. Ret is a protein.
    • also known as Multiple endocrine neoplasia and medullary thyroid carcinoma 1, Ret oncogene, HSCR1, CDHF12, Hirschsprung disease, RET51, Dret, PTC, Ret proto-oncogene, MEN2B, RET9, MTC1, MEN2A, D-ret
  3. RET a.k.a. Réunion Time Zone is a time zone.
  4. Ret a.k.a. Retta Language: Retta is a Papuan language spoken on the south sides of Pula and Ternate Islands, between Pantar and Alor in the Alor archipelago of Indonesia. It is not mutually intelligible with Blagar, which is spoken on the north side of Pula Island, and is unrelated to Alorese, which is spoken on the north side of Ternate.

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Google previewCognitive Therapy with Couples and Groups (2013)

by Arthur Freeman

Comprehensive RET is the kind actually practiced, and it overlaps significantly with the approaches of Meichenbaum...

RET is a theory of disturbance that emphasizes the roles of maladaptive perceptions, misconceptions, and evaluations.

Google previewLive Cell Assays (2016)

From Research to Regulatory Applications by Christophe Furger

RET is a non-radiative relaxation mechanism established between energy donor/ acceptor partners in which the spectra of...

Google previewECOOP '99 - Object-Oriented Programming (2003)

13th European Conference Lisbon, Portugal, June 14-18, 1999 Proceedings by Rachid Guerraoui

During the instantiation, the compiler also determines the value of Factorial<7>::RET (RET is an abbreviation for RETURN). Thus, the code generated ...

Google previewQuantum Graphs and Their Applications (2006)

Proceedings of an AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Quantum Graphs and Their Applications, June 19-23, 2005, Snowbird, Utah by Gregory Berkolaiko

}reT is a radial and quasi- periodic ...

Google previewCellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy (2013)

by Stephen B. Wicker

The RET is a random number that will be entered into the home location register ( HLR) along with the ID of the cell from which it was received. The HLR will thus UE ENBX MME HLR E(pkUE, PER) E(pkUE, PER) E(mknetwork, (RET, IDx)) ...

Google previewMolecular Biology of Human Cancers (2005)

An Advanced Student's Textbook by Wolfgang Schulz

RET is a tyrosine receptor kinase and the inherited mutations lead to its constitutive activation. Comparable mutations in the MET gene, which also encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase, cause one type of papillary renal cell carcinoma ( 15.3).

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

ret•ri•bu•tion /fretr/eby...SH/n/ n. punishment considered morally right and fully deserved. re•trieve /rietrNv/ v. 1 regain possession of; recover. 2 obtain (information stored in a computer, etc.). 3 rescue (esp. from a bad state).

Google previewA Naval Biographical Dictionary - Volume 3 (2012)

by William R. O’Byrne

June #6 || Thomas Burdwood (Ret. Comm.) 4 Nov 46 || Willian Lester (Ret.

Google previewDay's Practical and Comprehensive Shorthand Dictionary of the English Language (1896)

by Alfred Day

a withdraw- re-treat' [rS-tret'] «. a refuge re-trench' [rS-trench'] v.t. to curtail re- trench'ment [-ment] «. a lessening ret...

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Quotes about Ret

Fra Hjem og Venner komme ingen Breve;
Stor er min Længsel — thi jeg er en Daare:
Hvis der var noget Ondt, de sikkert skreve,
Jeg faaer kun Brev, naar Brevet ret kan saare. (Hans Christian Andersen)
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Scrabble value of R1E1T1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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