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noun, plural res. Chiefly Law.

  1. an object or thing; matter.

Immunology.

  1. reticuloendothelial system.

noun Music.

  1. the syllable used for the second tone of a diatonic scale.
  2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone D.Compare sol-fa(def 1).

noun Egyptian Religion.

  1. Ra.

  1. research.
  2. reserve.
  3. residence.
  4. resident; residents.
  5. resigned.
  6. resolution.

adverb Latin.

  1. in the middle of things.

noun plural res

  1. a thing, matter, or object

  1. in or into the middle of events or a narrative

noun

  1. music a variant spelling of ray 3

preposition

  1. with reference to

the internet domain name for

  1. Reunion Island

noun

  1. another name for Ra 2

the chemical symbol for

  1. rhenium

symbol for

  1. rupee

abbreviation for

  1. Reformed Episcopal
  2. Religious Education
  3. Right Excellent
  4. Royal Engineers

abbreviation for

  1. residence
  2. resides
  3. resigned
  4. resolution

“with reference to,” used from c.1700 in legalese, from Latin (in) re “in the matter of,” from ablative case of res “matter, thing.” Its use is execrated by Fowler in three different sections of “Modern English Usage.”

Latin, literally “in the midst of things” (see medium).

abbr.

  1. reticuloendothelial system

  1. The symbol for the elementrhenium

abbr.

  1. right extremity

  1. The symbol for rhenium.

In the middle of the action. Epics often begin in medias res. For example, the Odyssey, which tells the story of the wanderings of the hero Odysseus, begins almost at the end of his wanderings, just before his arrival home. In medias res is a Latin phrase used by the poet Horace; it means “in the middle of things.”

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