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  • 1 rule — 1 n 1 a: a prescribed guide for conduct or action b: a regulating principle or precept 2 a: an order or directive issued by a court in a particular proceeding esp. upon petition of a party to the proceeding that commands an officer or party to… …

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  • 2 Rule — Rule, n. [OE. reule, riule, OF. riule, reule, F. r[ e]gle, fr. L. regula a ruler, rule, model, fr. regere, rectum, to lead straight, to direct. See {Right}, a., and cf. {Regular}.] 1. That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct… …

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  • 3 Rule 30 — is a one dimensional binary cellular automaton rule introduced by Stephen Wolfram in 1983. [cite journal|author = Wolfram, S.|title = Statistical mechanics of cellular automata|journal = Rev. Mod. Phys.|volume = 55|pages = 601–644|year = 1983|doi …

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  • 4 rule — ► NOUN 1) a regulation or principle governing conduct or procedure within a particular sphere. 2) control or government: British rule. 3) a code of practice and discipline for a religious community. 4) (the rule) the normal or customary state of… …

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  • 5 Rule — Rule, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Syn: regulation; law; precept; maxim; guide; canon; order; method; direction; control; government; sway; empire. [1913 Webster] Rule Rule, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ruled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruling}.] [Cf. OF. riuler,… …

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  • 7 Rule 55 — was an operating rule adopted by railway companies in the British Isles in the late 19th century. It was introduced following a spate of accidents caused by signalmen forgetting that trains were standing on the line, sometimes within sight of… …

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  • 8 Rule 3:36 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rule 3:36 Álbum de Ja Rule Lanzado el 10 de octubre de 2000 Grabado: 2000 Género Rap Duración: 57 mi …

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  • 9 rule — [ro͞ol] n. [ME reule < OFr rieule < L regula, ruler, straightedge < regere, to lead straight, rule: see RIGHT] 1. a) an authoritative regulation for action, conduct, method, procedure, arrangement, etc. [the rules of the school] b) an… …

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  • 10 Rule — Rule, v. i. 1. To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; often followed by over. [1913 Webster] By me princes rule, and nobles. Prov. viii. 16. [1913 Webster] We subdue and rule over all other creatures. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 11 Rule — bezeichnet folgende Personen: Ja Rule (* 1976), US amerikanischer Rapper Jane Rule (1931–2007), kanadische Autorin Orte: Rule (Arkansas), Ort im Carroll County, Arkansas, USA Rule (Texas), Ort im Haskell County, Texas, USA Begriffe: Der englische …

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  • 12 Rule 6 — was the most infamous and well known of a set of behavior rules imposed on participants at the 1991 San Jose, California Timecon science fiction convention by the hosting hotel (then a Red Lion Inn [ [http://redlion.rdln.com/ Red Lion Inns] ] ).… …

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  • 13 Rule 90 — is a one dimensional binary cellular automaton. TOC Rule SetThe rule set which governs the next state of this particular automaton is: Interesting PropertiesMost notably, rule 90 has the appearance of a Sierpiński triangle when responding to an… …

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  • 14 rule — [n1] standard, principle of behavior aphorism, apothegm, assize, axiom, basis, brocard, canon, chapter and verse*, command, commandment, criterion, decorum, decree, decretion, dictum, direction, edict, etiquette, formula, fundamental, gnome,… …

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  • 15 Rule 43 — noun 1. A UK prison rule allowing a prisoner who is thought to need protection from other prisoners to be held in solitary confinement 2. A prisoner held under this rule • • • Main Entry: ↑rule …

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  • 16 Rule 21 — may refer to a number of articles.Gaelic Games* Gaelic Athletic Association Rule 21 bans members of the British security forces and the former RUC from participating in Gaelic games.USA Government* Closed sessions of the United States Senate… …

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  • 17 Rule — Rule, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 698 Housing Units (2000): 386 Land area (2000): 0.695637 sq. miles (1.801692 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.695637 sq. miles (1.801692 sq. km)… …

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  • 18 Rule, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 698 Housing Units (2000): 386 Land area (2000): 0.695637 sq. miles (1.801692 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.695637 sq. miles (1.801692 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 19 Rule of 78 — A method of computing refunds of unearned finance charges on early payment of a loan so that the refund is proportional to the monthly unpaid balance. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. rule of 78 …

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  • 20 rule — n *law, regulation, precept, statute, ordinance, canon Analogous words: order, mandate, dictate, *command: *principle, axiom, fundamental: etiquette, *decorum, propriety rule vb 1 * …

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