repp

[ rep ]
/ rɛp /

noun

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Definition for repp (2 of 2)

rep1

or repp

[ rep ]
/ rɛp /

noun

a transversely corded fabric of wool, silk, rayon, or cotton.

Origin of rep

1
1855–60; < French reps, perhaps < English ribs (see rib1)

OTHER WORDS FROM rep

repped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for repp (1 of 5)

repp
/ (rɛp) /

noun

a variant spelling of rep 1

British Dictionary definitions for repp (2 of 5)

rep1

repp

/ (rɛp) /

noun

a silk, wool, rayon, or cotton fabric with a transversely corded surface

Derived forms of rep

repped, adjective

Word Origin for rep

C19: from French reps, perhaps from English ribs; see rib 1

British Dictionary definitions for repp (3 of 5)

rep2
/ (rɛp) /

noun

theatre short for repertory company

British Dictionary definitions for repp (4 of 5)

British Dictionary definitions for repp (5 of 5)

rep4
/ (rɛp) /

noun

informal short for reputation
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Medical definitions for repp

rep
[ rĕp ]

n.

Roentgen-equivalent-physical; a unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
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