roo

(redirected from Roer)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Roer: roar, Roger Federer

roo

(ruː)
n
(Animals) informal Austral a kangaroo
References in periodicals archive ?
Montgomery's plan had failed to account for the enemy's ability to flood the Roer River.
En el periodo Dia (6:00 am a 6:00 pm) se caracterizan por tener un alto porcentaje en actividades que emplean poco movimiento o desplazamiento, como lo son descansar (45,28%) y dormir (36,39%); seguido de actividades como acicalar (8,33%), dar vueltas (5,83%), roer (1,25%), comer (1,11%), beber (0,69%), cecotrofia (0,42%), defecar (0,42%), orinar (0,28%).
"I'm not saying there was anything negative about them or that we didn't like them," Roer explained.
The multiple gap-crossing requirements of the Roer River area provided German forces with the advantage of natural barriers to defend.
Although this is a very valid observation, I asked Roer for another myth with more "teeth".
Arriving in France on Thanksgiving Day, 1944, my outfit was scheduled to join the 9th Army in Holland for an assault crossing of the Roer River (Operation Grenade).
En este estudio no se observaron diferencias significativas para cualquiera de las actividades entre los sexos (test a dos colas Kolmogorov-Smirnov, [n.sub.Hembra] = 16, [n.sub.Macho]= 8; CVIS: KS = 0,19, CTAC: KS = 0,25; CARR: KS = 0,38; SALT, MORD, TIRO, APLA, SACU y ROER: KS = 0,31; EXPL: KS = 0,44; OLFA: KS = 0,38; para todas p = 0,20).
Lo breakthrough, battle of Germany, German counteroffensive and the drive to the Roer River, crossing the Roer, crossing the Rhine, the exploitation of the Remagen bridgehead; and conclude with final operations in April and May of 1945.
(Maybe on the next trip to town and no one is with me, I'll stop and get that bucket.)--Cyndi Roer, Wikieup, Arizona
El cuerpo aparece, entonces, como el hueso duro de roer, frente a el se vacila, se oscila; el cuerpo perturba, permite instalarlo en su diferencia generica a traves de la escritura para los fines disruptivos, pero que, con la fuerte carga de haber servido a los mas tradicionales, vuelve a reponer a estos, inconscientemente.
!Cuantas horas de entretenimiento me han regalado al roer, con ojos desorbitados, los despojos desta mazmorra!
In Dutch oproer means "revolt, uprising," having been compounded from op, "up," and roer, "motion." When the word was taken into English, its Dutch meaning was kept at first, but its spelling was altered to fit already familiar English words.