[ rah ]
/ rɑ /

noun

the 10th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

From Arabic

Definition for ras (2 of 2)

Ra

[ rah ]
/ rɑ /

noun Egyptian Religion.

a sun god of Heliopolis, a universal creator worshiped throughout Egypt (typically represented as a hawk-headed man bearing on his head the solar disk and the uraeus).
Also Re.
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British Dictionary definitions for ras (1 of 4)

RAS


abbreviation for

Royal Agricultural Society
Royal Astronomical Society

British Dictionary definitions for ras (2 of 4)

RA


abbreviation for

rear admiral
astronomy right ascension
(in Britain) Royal Academician or Academy
(in Britain) Royal Artillery
Argentina (international car registration)

Word Origin for RA

(sense 5) from República Argentina

British Dictionary definitions for ras (3 of 4)

Ra

1

the chemical symbol for

radium

British Dictionary definitions for ras (4 of 4)

Ra

2

Re

/ (rɑː) /

noun

the ancient Egyptian sun god, depicted as a man with a hawk's head surmounted by a solar disc and serpent
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Medicine definitions for ras (1 of 2)

RAS


abbr.

reticular activating system

Medicine definitions for ras (2 of 2)

Ra


The symbol for the elementradium
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Science definitions for ras

Ra


The symbol for radium.
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