(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
(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 mightMilton.
Heap on himself damnation.
You never spoke what did become you lessShak.
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.
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
1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.
Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers.Robynson
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.Milton.
Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.Hos.