Ripple-marked to Rival
(Rip"ple-marked`) a. Having ripple marks.
(Rip"plet) n. A small ripple.
(Rip"pling*ly) adv. In a rippling manner.
(Rip"ply) a. Having ripples; as, ripply water; hence, resembling the sound of rippling water; as,
ripply laughter; a ripply cove. Keats.
(Rip"rap`) n. [Cf. Rap.] (Masonry) A foundation or sustaining wall of stones thrown together
without order, as in deep water or on a soft bottom.
(Rip"rap`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riprapped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Riprapping.] To form a riprap in or
(Rip"saw`) [See Rip, v. t., 4.] (Carp.) A handsaw with coarse teeth which have but a slight
set, used for cutting wood in the direction of the fiber; called also ripping saw.
(Rip"tow*el) n. [AS. rip. harvest + a word of uncertain etymology.] (Feud. Law) A gratuity
given to tenants after they had reaped their lord's corn. [Obs.]
(Ris) n. [AS. hris; akin to D. rils, G. reis, OHG. hris.] A bough or branch; a twig. [Obs.]
As white as is the blossom upon the ris.Chaucer.
(Rise) v. i. [imp. Rose ; p. p. Risen ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rising.] [AS. risan; akin to OS. risan,
D. rijzen, OHG. risan to rise, fall, Icel. risa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. Arise, Raise, Rear,
1. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: (a) To go upward
by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the
(b) To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
(c) To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
(d) To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
(e) To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury
rises in the thermometer.
(f) To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.
(g) To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
He that would thrive, must rise by five.Old Proverb.
(h) To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.
(i) To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction. "A rising ground." Dryden.
(j) To retire; to give up a siege.
He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone.Knolles.
(k) To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.