Reguline to Reinstate

(Reg"u*line) a. [Cf. F. régulin. See Regulus.] (Chem. & Metal.) Of or pertaining to regulus.

(Reg"u*lize) v. t. (Old Chem.) To reduce to regulus; to separate, as a metal from extraneous matter; as, to regulize antimony. [Archaic]

(Reg"u*lus) n.; pl. E. Reguluses L. Reguli (- l). [L., a petty king, prince, dim. of rex, regis, a king: cf. F. régule. See Regal.]

1. A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence.

2. (Chem. & Metal.) The button, globule, or mass of metal, in a more or less impure state, which forms in the bottom of the crucible in smelting and reduction of ores.

The name was introduced by the alchemists, and applied by them in the first instance to antimony. It signifies little king; and from the facility with which antimony alloyed with gold, these empirical philosophers had great hopes that this metal, antimony, would lead them to the discovery of the philosopher's stone. Ure.

3. (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Leo; — called also the Lion's Heart.

(Re*gur"gi*tate) v. t. [LL. regurgitare, regurgitatum; L. pref. re- re- + gurges, -itis, a gulf. Cf. Regorge.] To throw or pour back, as from a deep or hollow place; to pour or throw back in great quantity.

(Re*gur"gi*tate), v. i. To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back.

The food may regurgitatem the stomach into the esophagus and mouth.

(Re*gur`gi*ta"tion) n. [Cf. F. régurgitation.]

1. The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance; specifically (Med.), the reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body. Quain.

2. The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.

(Re`ha*bil"i*tate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rehabilitated (- t?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Rehabilitating.] [Pref. re- re- + habilitate: cf. LL. rehabilitare, F. réhabiliter.] To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; - - a term of civil and canon law.

Restoring and rehabilitating the party.

(Re`ha*bil`i*ta"tion) n. [Cf. LL. rehabilitatio, F. Réhabilitation.] The act of rehabilitating, or the state of being rehabilitated. Bouvier. Walsh.

(Re*hash") v. t. To hash over again; to prepare or use again; as, to rehash old arguments.

(Re*hash"), n. Something hashed over, or made up from old materials.

(Re*hear") v. t. To hear again; to try a second time; as, to rehear a cause in Chancery.

(Re*hears"al) n. The act of rehearsing; recital; narration; repetition; specifically, a private recital, performance, or season of practice, in preparation for a public exhibition or exercise. Chaucer.

In rehearsal of our Lord's Prayer.

Here's marvelous convenient place for our rehearsal.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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