Definition of Rhein

1. Noun. A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea.




Definition of Rhein

1. n. Chrysophanic acid.

Definition of Rhein

1. Noun. (organic compound) An anthraquinone found in rhubarb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Rhein

1. Chrysophanic acid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhein

rhatany
rhathymia
rhe
rhea
rheae
rheas
rhebok
rheboks
rhedarium
rheeboc
rhegma
rhegmatogenous
rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
rheic
rheic acid
rhein (current term)
rheinberries
rheinberry
rhematic
rheme
rhemes
rhemish
rhenian
rhenium
rheniums
rheo-
rheobase
rheobases
rheobasic
rheocardiography

Literary usage of Rhein

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1. Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1873)
"The Hinter-rhein issues from an aperture (727(У), in shape resembling a cow's mouth. The stream, which from the first is of considerable volume, ..."

2. Meyers Grosses Konversations-Lexikon by Hermann Julius Meyer (1902)
"Uhr, linker Nebenfluß des rheins in der rhein Provinz, entspringt auf der Eise! oberhalb Blanken heim, fließt mit vielen Windungen ..."

3. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"... line beyond the bridge over the Hinter-rhein, crosses the ... -rhein by an iron bridge (90 yds. long), and follows the latter river as ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"On refluxing crude rhein chloride (cf. Schweiz. Wochenschr. 1911, No. ... 176°); rhein benzyl ester, could not be obtained in pure form (acetate, ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"By Dr. JHW rhein. A Brief Review of a Year's Neuro-surgical Work, with Special Reference to Spinal Cord Lesions. By Drs. B. Sachs and CA Elsberg. ..."

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