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Ruler

Ruler appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Rural ruler

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ruler:

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The word ruler is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun ruler

What does ruler mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rulers

  1. a person who rules or commands
  2. measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths

Alternative definition of the noun ruler

noun

  1. A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure.
  2. A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others.

Characters

  1. ruler a.k.a. Creon is a figure in Greek mythology best known as the ruler of Thebes in the legend of Oedipus. He had four sons and three daughters with his wife, Eurydice: Henioche, Pyrrha, Megareus, Lycomedes and Haemon. Creon and his sister, Jocasta, were descendants of Cadmus and of the Spartoi. He is sometimes considered to be same person who purified Amphitryon of the murder of his uncle Electryon and father of Megara, first wife of Heracles.
  2. Ruler is a fictional character from the 1959 film Plan 9 from Outer Space.

Game

"Ruler" is a video game.

  • genre: Educational game
  • publishers: Code Works, The

Music

"Ruler" is a musical album of Himemanik.

  • released on (4 years ago)

Animal

Ruler was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. He won three of his five starts, including the two-mile St. Leger Stakes in 1780. He was bred and owned by William Bethell.

Phrases with Ruler

  1. Home Ruler
  2. Scale Ruler
  3. puppet ruler
  4. Standard ruler
  5. Drafter's Ruler
  6. Architect's Ruler

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ruler

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Google previewEnglish Rule in Ireland (1864)

by Patrick Eugene Moriarty

The ruler is the minister of God to thee for good,” is the reason urged for submission; as if it had been said: “Civil government is a salutary institution, appointed to restrain...

The ruler is an avenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Google previewIntercultural Communication in Contexts (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/ building to measure distances and/or to rule...

However, common usage is that a Ruler is a calibrated straightedge that can be used for making measurements.

Google previewCommunicating Effectively (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ruler: A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/building to measure distances and/or to...

Google previewNegotiation (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/ building to measure distances and/or to rule...

However, common usage is that a Ruler is a calibrated straightedge that can be used for making measurements.

Google previewExploring Communication Law, A Socratic Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/ building to measure distances and/or to rule...

However, common usage is that a Ruler is a calibrated straightedge that can be used for making measurements.

Google previewLooking Out, Looking In (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ruler: A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/building to measure distances and/or to...

Google previewHuman Communication, The Basic Course (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing...

Google previewHandbook of Image Quality (2002)

Characterization and Prediction by Brian Keelan

Summary A quality ruler is a device for making precise and rapid visual assessments of quality that are calibrated against a standard numerical scale of quality. A quality ruler is a series of calibrated samples that are closely spaced in ...

Google previewLarge-Scale Scientific Computing (2012)

8th International Conference, LSSC 2011, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 6-10th, 2011. Revised Selected Papers by Ivan Lirkov, Svetozar D. Margenov, Jerzy Waśniewski

Thus, an n-mark Golomb ruler is an ordered set of n distinct non-negative integers, called marks, a1 <; .

to the best of our knowledge, the 16-marks Golomb ruler is the biggest instance of the problem found via heuristics methods (in particular ...

Google previewLiteracy for Children in an Information Age, Teaching Reading, Writing, and Thinking (2016)

Communication, Written communication by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/ building to measure distances and/or to rule...

However, common usage is that a Ruler is a calibrated straightedge that can be used for making measurements.

Google previewPolitical Communication, A Multi-Disciplinary Exploration (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/ building to measure distances and/or to rule...

However, common usage is that a Ruler is a calibrated straightedge that can be used for making measurements.

Google previewParallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN IX (2006)

9th International Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, September 9-13, 2006, Proceedings by Thomas Philip Runarsson

More formally, a n-mark Golomb ruler is an ordered sequence of n distinct nonnegative integers 〈m1 ,...,m n〉 (mi <mi+1) such that all...

Google previewConflict in Construction (2012)

by Jeffery Whitfield

Ruler: A ruler is a person who is largely taskoriented. They always appear...

Google previewChallenge of Communicating , Guiding Principles and Practices (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ruler: A Ruler is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing and engineering/building to measure distances and/or to...

Google previewFirst Name Reverse Dictionary (1993)

Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2d ed. by Yvonne Navarro

ruler Hakem (Arabic); Nagid (Hebrew); Vasin (Hindi); Walden (Old German); Sultan (Swahili); Adar (Syrian); Nyagwa (West African) • army ruler Hale ( Hawaiian); Herrick (Old German); Harold (Old Norse), Araldo, Aralt, Hal; Enric ( Romanian) ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1880)

Giving the Derivation, Source Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The chief ruler of the Amal'ekites (4 syl.). Akbar Khan (very-great chieftain). Hindustan. Anax and Basileus. The chief ruler of the ancient Greek kingdoms. Asser or Assyr (blessed one). The chief ruler of ancient Assyria. - Attabeg (father prince).

Google previewThe Mechanic's Pocket Dictionary (1838)

by William Grier

There should be a ruler in the form of the letter T to slide on one side of the drawing-table. The ruler should be kept, by small prominences on the under side, from being in immediate contact with the paper, to prevent its blotting the fresh drawn ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (2002)

by Dr Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam

But in distinguishing between the visionary prophet and the wise man/ philosopher, alFārābī departs from the Platonic conception of the philosopher, and distinguishes between the first ruler of the city and those who follow him. The first ruler ...

Google previewThe Mechanic's Pocket Dictionary; Being a Note Book of Technical Terms, Rules, and Tables in Mathematics and Mechanics, Etc (1837)

by William GRIER

There should be a ruler in the form of the letter T to slide on one side of the drawing-table. The ruler should be kept, by small prominences on the under side, from being in immediate contact with the paper, to prevent its blotting the fresh drawn ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

There should be a ruler in the form of the letter T to slide on one side of the drawing-table. Thy ruler should be kept, by small prominences on the under side, from being in immediate contact with the paper, to prevent its blotting the fresh drawn ...

Google previewThe Readable Dictionary (1860)

by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)

Autocrat, an absolute ruler. The em eror of Russia is an autocrat. ' heocracg, a government instituted by the Deity. The government of the Jews was a theocracg. (Gr., 6m [Theos], God. - Aurnomrr is rightful power to govern, _ SWAY is power ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

Navi - Ornithology

Find the difference of latitude between the given w ' places, and take it from the equator or graduated parallel ; then lay a ruler over the places, and move one point of the compa<s opened to the difference of latitude just found along the edge ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

peccant ruler: amir, autocrat, boss, chief, commander, czar, despot, dictator, domi- nator, dynast, emir, emperor, empress, gerent, governor, king, leader, lord, matriarch, monarch, pharaoh, potentate, president, prince, princess, queen, regent, ...

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Quotes about Ruler

Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden, at least on a moral basis. The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy. The ruler is the symptom of the new disease, disintegration of our civilisation. (Friedensreich Hundertwasser)
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Scrabble value of R1U1L1E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RULER

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  • LURER

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