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right angle an angle formed by the meeting of two perpendicular lines and measuring ninety degrees.
right ascension the angular distance of the arc of one of the hour circles of a celestial body, measured eastward along the equator from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle, and expressed in degrees or hours; the celestial equivalent of longitude.
right away at once; immediately.
righteous morally upright. [3 definitions]
righteousness the quality of being righteous or condition of living righteously.
right field the section of a baseball field outside the diamond and to the right of home plate. [2 definitions]
right fielder in baseball, the player who is stationed in right field and whose primary function is to defend that territory.
rightful having a legal or legitimate claim. [3 definitions]
right-hand situated on or directed toward the right side. [3 definitions]
right-handed tending to use the right hand more often or more easily than the left. [5 definitions]
rightism politically conservative or reactionary views or activities.
rightist of or pertaining to conservative or reactionary political views. [2 definitions]
rightly in the correct or proper way. [2 definitions]
right-minded having thoughts and beliefs that are correct, sound, and just.
rightness the condition or quality of being correct, just, or accurate. [3 definitions]
right of asylum the right to have or give protection within a country, its embassy, or another facility so designated by law or custom.
right off at once; immediately.
right off the bat at once; immediately.
right of search the right of a nation at war to stop and search a neutral ship on the open sea.
right of way the right by law or custom for one vehicle, vessel, person, or the like to move ahead of or in front of another. [3 definitions]
right-to-life of or pertaining to a belief, organization, political party, or the like that is opposed to artificially induced abortion, esp. legalized abortion; anti-abortion.