Reissner's membrane
(Reiss"ner's mem"brane) [Named from E. Reissner, A German anatomist.] (Anat.) The thin membrane which separates the canal of the cochlea from the vestibular scala in the internal ear.

(Re*is"su*a*ble) a. Capable of being reissued.

(Re*is"sue) v. t. & i. To issue a second time.

(Re*is"sue), n. A second or repeated issue.

(Reit) n. Sedge; seaweed. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

(||Rei"ter) n. [G., rider.] A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

(Re*it"er*ant) a. [See Reiterate.] Reiterating. [R.] Mrs. Browning.

(Re*it"er*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reiterated (- a`ted); p. pr. & vb. n. Reiterating.] [Pref. re- + iterate: cf. F. réitérer, LL. reiterare to question again.] To repeat again and again; to say or do repeatedly; sometimes, to repeat.

That with reiterated crimes he might
Heap on himself damnation.

You never spoke what did become you less
Than this; which to reiterate were sin.

Syn. — To repeat; recapitulate; rehearse.

(Re*it"er*ate) a. Reiterated; repeated. [R.]

(Re*it"er*a`ted*ly) adv. Repeatedly.

(Re*it`er*a"tion) n. [Cf. F. réitération.] The act of reiterating; that which is reiterated.

(Re*it"er*a*tive) n.

1. (Gram.) A word expressing repeated or reiterated action.

2. A word formed from another, or used to form another, by repetition; as, dillydally.

(Reiv"er) n. See Reaver. Ruskin.

(Re*ject") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Rejecting.] [L. rejectus, p. p. of reicere, rejicere; pref. re- re- + jacere to throw: cf. F. rejeter, formerly also spelt rejecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]

1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.

Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers.

Reject me not from among thy children.
Wisdom ix. 4.

2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate.

That golden scepter which thou didst reject.

Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.
Hos. iv. 6.

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