英音 [ru:l] 美音 [ruːl]
vt.& vi. 控制，支配;判定;裁定，裁决;价格稳定;
a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior;
"it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"
"short haircuts were the regulation"
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"
prescribed guide for conduct or action
(linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
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"
the duration of a monarch's or government's power;
"during the rule of Elizabeth"
dominance or power through legal authority;
"France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"
"the rule of Caesar"
directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted;
"he knew the rules of chess"
any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order;
"the rule of St. Dominic"
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"
(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"
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
exercise authority over; as of nations;
"Who is governing the country now?"
decide with authority;
"The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance;
"Money reigns supreme here"
"Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
decide on and make a declaration about;
"find someone guilty"
have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
mark or draw with a ruler;
"rule the margins"
keep in check;
"rule one's temper"
chondrule n. 陨石球粒;
curule adj. （古罗马集会时）显贵专席的，有权占坐显贵席的，最高官衔的;
ferrule n. （棍棒顶端等的）金属箍，金属环，套圈; vt. 装以金属铁;
ferule n. 教鞭，戒尺; v. 用教鞭责打（手心）;
glomerule n. 团伞花序，丝球体;团集聚伞花序;
misrule vt. 施暴政; n. 暴政;
overrule vt. 驳回，否决;统治，支配;对…施加影响;
ruler n. 尺;直尺;统治者;
spherule n. 小球（体）;
origin rule 原产地规则;
zigzag rule 曲尺;折尺;
moral rule 道德规范;
anaphora rule 照应规则;
interpretation rule 解释规则;
measuring rule 量尺;
transition rule 转移规则;
common rule 普通尺;
concatenate rule 连接规则;
tensing rule 紧元音化规则;
accounting rule 会计规则;
transformational rule 转换规则;
contrapositive rule 倒置规则，逆反式规则;
induction rule 归纳规则;
control rule 检核尺;
floating rule 镘板;米厘条;
Compton rule 康普顿规则;
binding rule [计] 结合规则，联编规则;
folding rule 折尺;
Haase's rule [医]Haase规律：胚胎或胎儿总长度的厘米数，在孕初5个月为阴历月数值的平方;
running rule 抹灰准尺;
stainless rule 不锈钢尺;