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rho

 (rō)
n.
The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Greek rhō, of Phoenician origin; see rʔš in Semitic roots.]
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rho

(rəʊ)
n, pl rhos
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 17th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ρ, ρ), a consonant transliterated as r or rh
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rho

(roʊ)

n., pl. rhos.
the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ρ, ρ).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Greek rhô]
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Noun1.rho - the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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They add also that the Dorian word for'doing' is {delta rho alpha nu}, and the Athenian, {pi rho alpha tau tau epsilon iota nu}.
Rho's lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, Rho's attorney, called the agreement a "monumental victory" and said he expected a sentence of less than a year.
This is largest federal contract in Rho's 31-year history, and is valued at approximately $16.5 million per year for seven years.
The authors found that Rho GDI-alpha was under-expressed-its levels were low-in the women with tamoxifen-resistant metastatic disease.
David Rutherford's edition and translation of two polemical works by the Milanese Franciscan Antonio da Rho contributes to this trend and demonstrates that Milanese humanism was quite advanced in the 1430s.
Early Renaissance Invective and the Controversies of Antonia da Rho presents an edited translation of two works by medieval scholar Antonio da Rho (1395-1447).
The 24 letters of the modern Greek alphabet are alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, zeta, eta, theta, iota, kappa, lambda, mu, nu, xi, omicron, pi, rho, sigma, tau, upsilon, phi, chi, psi and omega.
To study the role of Rho proteins in myosin-II mediated vesicle transport during the M-phase of the cell cycle, we used Y27632 to inhibit Rho kinase activity in extracts of clam oocytes.
Merville Larson, the outgoing President of Phi Rho Pi explained the principles which govern Phi Rho Pi as follows: [1]Phi Rho Pi is organized for the development of the finest educational standards; [2]Phi Rho Pi is supported by membership fees and other moneys derived directly or indirectly from student members and as such owes those students the obligation of the greatest service possible; [3]Every member, whether student or sponsor, is entitled to a share in the government and responsibilities of the society; [4]Phi Rho Pi has the responsibility for making known the Junior College speech position to every agency or person in any way affected (The Persuader, 1970).
By contrast Jeffrey Lichtman, Rho's attorney, called the agreement a "monumental victory."
Even without knowing its tumultuous past, astronomers would have characterized Rho Cas as unique.