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ramrod a rod that fits inside the barrel of a gun, used for pushing the charge into it or for cleaning it.
ramshackle poorly constructed or in disrepair; rickety.
ramtil a weedy composite annual, the seeds of which yield an oil used in India for cooking and in the making of soaps.
ran past tense of run.
ranch a large farm, esp. in the western United States, where cattle, horses, or other livestock are raised on a large area of land. [3 definitions]
rancher one who raises cattle, horses, or the like on a ranch or on the open range.
ranchero in the southwestern United States and Mexico, one who owns or works on a ranch; rancher.
ranch house a single-story house with a low roof, often with an attached garage. [2 definitions]
ranching the occupation of raising cattle, sheep, horses or other similar livestock on the open range or on a farm with an extensive area of land.
rancho a ranch.
rancid having an unpleasant odor or taste because of the spoilage of fats or oils; stale. [2 definitions]
rancor bitter, continuing resentment; hatred.
rancorous feeling or showing bitter resentment; hateful.
rand1 in shoemaking, a piece of leather attached to the back of the sole before the heel is put on.
rand2 the chief monetary unit of South Africa, equaling one hundred cents.
R and B abbreviation of "rhythm and blues."
R and D abbreviation of "research and development."
random characterized by lack of pattern or predictability, or carried out or occurring in a way that cannot be predicted and without being based on any reason or purpose. [3 definitions]
random-access of a computer memory, allowing the retrieval of data directly, without regard to the sequence in which the data was input.
randomize to arrange or choose in random order, esp. for scientific purposes.
R and R abbreviation of "rest and recuperation." [2 definitions]