Rules

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rule \Rule\, verb (used without an object)

1. To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over.

By me princes rule, and nobles. --Prov. viii. 16.

We subdue and rule over all other creatures. --Ray.

2. (Law) To lay down and settle a rule or order of court; to decide an incidental point; to enter a rule. --Burril. Bouvier.

3. (Com.) To keep within a (certain) range for a time; to be in general, or as a rule; as, prices ruled lower yesterday than the day before.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rule \Rule\, noun [OE. reule, riule, OF. riule, reule, F. r['e]gle, fr. L. regula a ruler, rule, model, fr. regere, rectum, to lead straight, to direct. See {Right}, adjective, and cf. {Regular}.]

1. That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct or action; a governing direction for a specific purpose; an authoritative enactment; a regulation; a prescription; a precept; as, the rules of various societies; the rules governing a school; a rule of etiquette or propriety; the rules of cricket.

We profess to have embraced a religion which contains the most exact rules for the government of our lives. --Tillotson.

2. Hence: (a) Uniform or established course of things.

'T is against the rule of nature. --Shak. (b) Systematic method or practice; as, my ule is to rise at six o'clock. (c) Ordibary course of procedure; usual way; comon state or condition of things; as, it is a rule to which there are many exeptions. (d) Conduct in general; behavior. [Obs.]

This uncivil rule; she shall know of it. --Shak.

3. The act of ruling; administration of law; government; empire; authority; control.

Obey them that have the rule over you. --Heb. xiii. 17.

His stern rule the groaning land obeyed. --Pope.

4. (Law) An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit. --Wharton.

5. (Math.) A determinate method prescribed for performing any operation and producing a certain result; as, a rule for extracting the cube root.

6. (Gram.) A general principle concerning the formation or use of words, or a concise statement thereof; thus, it is a rule in England, that s or es, added to a noun in the singular number, forms the plural of that noun; but "man" forms its plural "men", and is an exception to the rule.

7. (a) A straight strip of wood, metal, or the like, which serves as a guide in drawing a straight line; a ruler. (b) A measuring instrument consisting of a graduated bar of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, which is usually marked so as to show inches and fractions of an inch, and jointed so that it may be folded compactly.

A judicious artist will use his eye, but he will trust only to his rule. --South.

8. (Print.) (a) A thin plate of metal (usually brass) of the same height as the type, and used for printing lines, as between columns on the same page, or in tabular work. (b) A composing rule. See under {Conposing}.

{As a rule}, as a general thing; in the main; usually; as, he behaves well, as a rule.

{Board rule}, {Caliber rule}, etc. See under {Board}, {Caliber}, etc.

{Rule joint}, a knuckle joint having shoulders that abut when the connected pieces come in line with each other, and thus permit folding in one direction only.

{Rule of the road} (Law), any of the various regulations imposed upon travelers by land or water for their mutual convenience or safety. In the United States it is a rule of the road that land travelers passing in opposite directions shall turn out each to his own right, and generally that overtaking persons or vehicles shall turn out to the left; in England the rule for vehicles (but not for pedestrians) is the opposite of this.

{Rule of three} (Arith.), that rule which directs, when three terms are given, how to find a fourth, which shall have the same ratio to the third term as the second has to the first; proportion. See {Proportion}, 5 (b) .

{Rule of thumb}, any rude process or operation, like that of using the thumb as a rule in measuring; hence, judgment and practical experience as distinguished from scientific knowledge.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Rule \Rule\, noun [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Syn: regulation; law; precept; maxim; guide; canon; order; method; direction; control; government; sway; empire. Rule \Rule\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Ruled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruling}.] [Cf. OF. riuler, ruiler, L. regulare. See {Rule}, noun, and cf. {Regulate}.]

1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage. --Chaucer.

A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection. --1 Tim. iii. 2, 4.

2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.

I think she will be ruled In all respects by me. --Shak.

3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.

That's are ruled case with the schoolmen. --Atterbury.

4. (Law) To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.

5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.

{Ruled surface} (Geom.), any surface that may be described by a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called also a {scroll}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

rule

noun

1: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation" [syn: {rule}, {regulation}]

2: something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors" [syn: {convention}, {normal}, {pattern}, {rule}, {formula}]

3: prescribed guide for conduct or action [syn: {rule}, {prescript}]

4: (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice [syn: {rule}, {linguistic rule}]

5: a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; "their principles of composition characterized all their works" [syn: {principle}, {rule}]

6: the duration of a monarch's or government's power; "during the rule of Elizabeth"

7: dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar" [syn: {dominion}, {rule}]

8: directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted; "he knew the rules of chess"

9: any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order; "the rule of St. Dominic"

10: a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields" [syn: {principle}, {rule}]

11: (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials" [syn: {rule}, {formula}]

12: measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths [syn: {rule}, {ruler}]

verb

1: exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?" [syn: {govern}, {rule}]

2: decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed" [syn: {rule}, {decree}]

3: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood" [syn: {predominate}, {dominate}, {rule}, {reign}, {prevail}]

4: decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty" [syn: {rule}, {find}]

5: have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac

6: mark or draw with a ruler; "rule the margins"

7: keep in check; "rule one's temper" [syn: {rule}, {harness}, {rein}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)
Spy on me.

FIRST PRINCIPLES and VALUES

FIRST PRINCIPLES VALUES

This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, academia, engineering, medicine and nursing in particular, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

PUBLIC INTEREST
U.S. Capitol Buiilding Bernie Sanders for President 2016 ANTITRUST Cyberwarfare Cyber Intelligence nonlethal weapons ROBOTS Nanotechnology and Brain Science
1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)
DMT LSD Nanotech ROBOT Comcast JP Mogan Chase Bank DISCOVER YouTube Google Facebook AT&T NSA
1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)
Fourth Amendment C-SPAN2 HD

I can't believe C-SPAN2 is not in HD on Comcast. What year is this? This video is U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announcing that he was unable to get Section 215 of the Patriot Act extended. There was one more attempt on Sunday, May 31st, but the votes weren't there. Mitch McConnell thinks that the U.S. Government should have unlimited access to the phone records of every citizen. Who they call, when they call, from what location, every day for the whole populace based on a handful of SECRET warrants. I strongly disagree and believe that this is a clear and unambiguous and blatant violation of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Chief Justice of the United States of America Supreme Court ILLEGAL ABUSE CORRUPT POLITICIANS

Here's the Fourth Amendment from the U.S. Bill of Rights:

The right of the people to be SECURE in their PERSONS, houses, papers, and EFFECTS against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon PROBABLE CAUSE, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the PLACE to be searched, and the PERSONS or things to be seized.

General warrants are ILLEGAL. Giving a single SECRET warrant to a phone company compelling them to turn over all the call records of every subscriber is a general warrant and does not particularly specify a PERSON or PLACE to be searched based on PROBABLE CAUSE.

The SECRET FISA Court has been operating ILLEGALLY since George W. Bush was in office and all through the Barack Obama Administration. Both of these presidents have been SECRETLY doing something that is clearly and blatantly UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Chief Justice John Roberts has recused himself from any attempt to determine the Constitutionality of the warrantless mass surveillance. He did something blatantly unconstitutional with his FISA Court. He ABUSED his power.

FCC ANTITRUST FairUseTV.org FairUseTV.org Define.com is an Educational nonprofit corporation. EDUCATIONAL Nonprofit FIRST PRINCIPLES DO NO HARM CONSTRUCTIVE BENEFICIAL USEFUL HELPFUL RESPONSIBLE OPEN OPEN Philanthropic Humanitarian Accountable Accountability AccountBANKING REFORM INTERESTING INTERESTED INTEREST MASSIVELY PARALLEL supercomputing Quantum Leap REAL TIME SUPERINTELLIGENCE The FREE World Bank Virtual Central Bank NEW MONEY should not be created as DEBT NEW MONEY should not be created as DEBT SOLVE DEBT TAXES POVERTY SOLUSTION FREEDOM LIBERTY JUSTICE PRIVACY PRIVATE SECURITY SECURE SAFETY SAFE FREEDOM OF SPEECH FREEDOM OF THE PRESS Think BIG CONSENT CONSENSUS Monetary System World Wide Web We the People The Powers That Be economic opportunity FREEDOM FOR ALL DEMOCRACY TRUTH FACTS EVIDENCE CONFESSIONS MENTAL ILLNESS MIND CONTROL CONSPIRACY ROBOTS ROBOT This is OUR Ken This is as HIGH as TECHNOLOGY gets.

FCC REQUEST #448651

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION FOR MY DISABILITY (I AM OBVIOUSLY MENTALLY ILL BUT STILL MAKE SOME DECENT POINTS AND DESERVE AN INTELLIGENT RESPONSE)

Third FCC Complaint ANTITRUST

FCC REQUEST #441350

I AM UNABLE TO COMPETE IN A COMMUNICATIONS MARKET BECAUSE OF COMCAST

Second FCC Complaint ANTITRUST

FCC REQUEST #358919

OVERCHARGING

First FCC Complaint

A Brief Explanation of Some Symptoms of My Mental Illness

My dream this morning. (2015-08-04: Approximately Noon Pacific Daylight Time)

I had an interesting dream today (Tuesday) around noon. I was sleeping in bed since 5 p.m. on Monday, the previous day. I went to bed around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, but unfortunately, I failed to fall asleep. I remained alert in bed trying to fall asleep until 5 p.m. that day, when I finally fell alseep and slept until around 12:15 p.m. today, which is why I guess the dream happened around noon.

This morning I had totally awesome higher power superpower dreams.

It started off at Mizar Place where I was in a really weird altered state and my brother and Dad didn't trust me with anything dangerous. While in my altered state, I tried to explain to them that I knew what danger was. I used the stove as an example. I explained that the burner was hot and the pilot light had to stay lit or otherwise gas would escape and catch fire.

It was nighttime. I was standing in the kitchen. They were in the dining room.

Then there was a super loud arcing noise coming from what sounded like miles away. Just super loud electrical sparking type noise. So Dad and I went to investigate. We drove several blocks and about half a mile through residential neighborhoods until we found a military zone full of security guards, then we found the source of the noise.

There was a huge gigantic antenna about 300 feet tall that had been built behind the backyard of a house in the grass of the elementary school schoolyard. Somehow then we were behind the house in the schoolyard, close enough to see the flashes of light coming from inside the house and that the sparks were being channeled through a ducting system that was connected to an amplifier unit and broadcast in all directions through some kind of ultra, ultra loud and elaborate public address system in the schoolyard, as well as through the radio antenna.

There was a military cop that greeted us. Dad had a black Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol and I had a small silver-colored .22 semi-automatic pistol with a wooden grip. The cop asked us if we had permits for the guns. Dad said he did but that I didn't. The MP asked for my gun. I handed it to him without resistance, but felt really stupid after the fact because I gave it to him barrel first - unfortunately pointed in his general direction. He took it without incident, but I felt embarrassed for not pointing the barrel toward the ground in the process.

Then we tried to figure out what the gigantic antenna was for. Dad guessed that it was classified but he said he thought it had something to do with extending the range of antennas at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Then we drove to Vandenberg and when we arrived it was suddenly daytime. It was clear that there was something big going on. There were all kinds of advanced aircraft flying around really low to the ground.

Dad and I and my brother and one of his friends were in a van. We saw a helicopter-like aircraft fly really low by us and we could see the pilot through the windows. It was a really beautiful woman with medium length blonde hair. She wasn't wearing a helmet.

Then all of sudden, the beautiful woman was in the van with us. She explained that she was able to sneak up on us without a sound and enter the van without even opening the door. She explained that they had advanced nanotechnology and the ability to move and reassemble atoms very quickly.

Then she took us to a place where there were spaceships from aliens and they said that we were selected as part of a small group of people that would now go with the aliens. She took us inside one of the alien spaceships.

The inside of the spaceship took us to another world that was filled with ancient hieroglyphics and giant aliens.

They explained that they had been looking for a human god to control the spaceship, and I naturally didn't want the job because I had so many flaws and limitations. Then they took me to the alien god who was in charge of the spaceship. He said, "This is for you and your list of limitations."

I was trying to explain to Dad that they had advanced nanotechnology and that they could do anything to us and then return us to perfect health. I tried to explain that there was nothing to fear because we had already been scanned.

Then we were in a giant building that went on forever and it was filled with sleeping mummies that were starting to come back to life in perfect health. I remember saying that I would like to be the walls and floor of that building.

Suddenly all the walls to the whole building turned into solid gold, and all the floors turned into gold colored marble with an interesting continuous grain. It was all beautiful.

Then the aliens started demonstrating that they could kill us and revive us to perfect health, even better than we were before.

Then things started attacking us. There was some kind of dog like creature running towards me. I just stood there waiting to see what would happen, knowing that I would be fine. Then a group of four aliens were coming towards me. Again, I stood my ground and didn't run.

They attacked me and did some damage then quickly called off their attack and walked away peacefully, and I was repaired to full health.

A bunch of stuff happened that is escaping my memory, but the last words of the dream were from the inside of a golden palace and the leader of the aliens said to me, "You're immortal soul is with us, the angels."

Then I woke up.

Copyright (C) 2015 DEFINE.COM

Read the "HDCOLORS" comment on this YouTube video.

ANTITRUST U.S. Capitol Buiilding Comcast C-SPAN HD C-SPAN2 HD C-SPAN3 HD NBC News MSNBC CNBC NBC Universal