Regular polygon(Geom.), a plane polygon which is both equilateral and equiangular.Regular polyhedron(Geom.), a polyhedron whose faces are equal regular polygons. There are five regular polyhedrons, — the tetrahedron, the hexahedron, or cube, the octahedron, the dodecahedron, and the

(Re*gret"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regretted (-ted); p. pr. & vb. n. Regretting.] [F. regretter, OF. regreter; L. pref. re- re- + a word of Teutonic origin; cf. Goth. gretan to weep, Icel. grata. See Greet to lament.] To experience regret on account of; to lose or miss with a sense of regret; to feel sorrow or dissatisfaction on account of (the happening or the loss of something); as, to regret an error; to regret lost opportunities or friends.

Calmly he looked on either life, and here
Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear.

In a few hours they [the Israelites] began to regret their slavery, and to murmur against their leader.

Recruits who regretted the plow from which they had been violently taken.

(Re*gret"ful) a. Full of regret; indulging in regrets; repining.Re*gret"ful*ly, adv.

(Re*grow") v. i. & t. To grow again.

The snail had power to regrow them all [horns, tongue, etc.]
A. B. Buckley.

(Re*growth") n. The act of regrowing; a second or new growth. Darwin.

The regrowth of limbs which had been cut off.
A. B. Buckley.

(Re*guard"ant) a. (Her.) Same as Regardant.

(Re*guer"don) v. t. [Pref. re- re- + guerdon: cf. OF. reguerdonner.] To reward. [Obs.] Shak.

(Reg"u*la*ble) a. Capable of being regulated. [R.]

(Reg"u*lar) a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. régulier. See Rule.]

1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.

2. Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits.

3. Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops.

4. Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.

5. Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug. [Colloq.]

6. (Bot. & Zoöl.) Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.

7. (Crystallog.) Same as Isometric.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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