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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rose  \Rose\, 
  imp.  of  {Rise}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rose  \Rose\,  n.  [AS.  rose,  L.  rosa,  probably  akin  to  Gr  ?, 
  Armor.  vard,  OPer.  vareda  and  perhaps  to  E.  wort:  cf  F. 
  rose,  from  the  Latin.  Cf  {Copperas},  {Rhododendron}.] 
  1.  A  flower  and  shrub  of  any  species  of  the  genus  {Rosa},  of 
  which  there  are  many  species,  mostly  found  in  the  morthern 
  hemispere 
 
  Note:  Roses  are  shrubs  with  pinnate  leaves  and  usually 
  prickly  stems.  The  flowers  are  large  and  in  the  wild 
  state  have  five  petals  of  a  color  varying  from  deep 
  pink  to  white,  or  sometimes  yellow.  By  cultivation  and 
  hybridizing  the  number  of  petals  is  greatly  increased 
  and  the  natural  perfume  enhanced.  In  this  way  many 
  distinct  classes  of  roses  have  been  formed,  as  the 
  Banksia,  Baurbon,  Boursalt  China,  Noisette,  hybrid 
  perpetual,  etc.,  with  multitudes  of  varieties  in  nearly 
  every  class. 
 
  2.  A  knot  of  ribbon  formed  like  a  rose;  a  rose  knot;  a 
  rosette,  esp.  one  worn  on  a  shoe.  --Sha. 
 
  3.  (Arch.)  A  rose  window.  See  {Rose  window},  below. 
 
  4.  A  perforated  nozzle,  as  of  a  pipe,  spout,  etc.,  for 
  delivering  water  in  fine  jets;  a  rosehead;  also  a 
  strainer  at  the  foot  of  a  pump. 
 
  5.  (Med.)  The  erysipelas.  --Dunglison. 
 
  6.  The  card  of  the  mariner's  compass;  also  a  circular  card 
  with  radiating  lines,  used  in  other  instruments. 
 
  7.  The  color  of  a  rose;  rose-red;  pink. 
 
  8.  A  diamond.  See  {Rose  diamond},  below. 
 
  {Cabbage  rose},  {China  rose},  etc  See  under  {Cabbage}, 
  {China},  etc 
 
  {Corn  rose}  (Bot.)  See  {Corn  poppy},  under  {Corn}. 
 
  {Infantile  rose}  (Med.),  a  variety  of  roseola. 
 
  {Jamaica  rose}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Jamaica}. 
 
  {Rose  acacia}  (Bot.),  a  low  American  leguminous  shrub 
  ({Robinia  hispida})  with  handsome  clusters  of  rose-colored 
  blossoms. 
 
  {Rose  aniline}.  (Chem.)  Same  as  {Rosaniline}. 
 
  {Rose  apple}  (Bot.),  the  fruit  of  the  tropical  myrtaceous 
  tree  {Eugenia  Jambos}.  It  is  an  edible  berry  an  inch  or 
  more  in  diameter,  and  is  said  to  have  a  very  strong 
  roselike  perfume. 
 
  {Rose  beetle}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  small  yellowish  or  buff  longlegged  beetle 
  ({Macrodactylus  subspinosus}),  which  eats  the  leaves 
  of  various  plants,  and  is  often  very  injurious  to 
  rosebushes  apple  trees,  grapevines,  etc  Called  also 
  {rose  bug},  and  {rose  chafer}. 
  b  The  European  chafer. 
 
  {Rose  bug}.  (Zo["o]l.)  same  as  {Rose  beetle},  {Rose  chafer}. 
 
 
  {Rose  burner},  a  kind  of  gas-burner  producing  a  rose-shaped 
  flame. 
 
  {Rose  camphor}  (Chem.),  a  solid  odorless  substance  which 
  separates  from  rose  oil. 
 
  {Rose  campion}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Campion}. 
 
  {Rose  catarrh}  (Med.),  rose  cold. 
 
  {Rose  chafer}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  common  European  beetle  ({Cetonia  aurata})  which  is 
  often  very  injurious  to  rosebushes  --  called  also 
  {rose  beetle},  and  {rose  fly}. 
  b  The  rose  beetle 
  a  . 
 
  {Rose  cold}  (Med.),  a  variety  of  hay  fever,  sometimes 
  attributed  to  the  inhalation  of  the  effluvia  of  roses.  See 
  {Hay  fever},  under  {Hay}. 
 
  {Rose  color},  the  color  of  a  rose;  pink;  hence  a  beautiful 
  hue  or  appearance;  fancied  beauty,  attractiveness,  or 
  promise. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rose  \Rose\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  render  rose-colored;  to  redden;  to  flush.  [Poetic]  ``A 
  maid  yet  rosed  over  with  the  virgin  crimson  of  modesty.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  perfume,  as  with  roses.  [Poetic]  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rise  \Rise\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Rose};  p.  p.  {Risen};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rising}.]  [AS.  r[=i]san;  akin  to  OS  r[=i]san,  D.  rijzen 
  OHG.  r[=i]san  to  rise,  fall,  Icel.  r[=i]sa,  Goth.  urreisan 
  G.  reise  journey.  CF  {Arise},  {Raise},  {Rear},  v.] 
  1.  To  move  from  a  lower  position  to  a  higher;  to  ascend;  to 
  mount  up  Specifically: 
  a  To  go  upward  by  walking,  climbing,  flying,  or  any 
  other  voluntary  motion;  as  a  bird  rises  in  the  air;  a 
  fish  rises  to  the  bait. 
  b  To  ascend  or  float  in  a  fluid,  as  gases  or  vapors  in 
  air,  cork  in  water,  and  the  like 
  c  To  move  upward  under  the  influence  of  a  projecting 
  force;  as  a  bullet  rises  in  the  air. 
  d  To  grow  upward;  to  attain  a  certain  height;  as  this 
  elm  rises  to  the  height  of  seventy  feet. 
  e  To  reach  a  higher  level  by  increase  of  quantity  or 
  bulk;  to  swell;  as  a  river  rises  in  its  bed;  the 
  mercury  rises  in  the  thermometer. 
  f  To  become  erect;  to  assume  an  upright  position;  as  to 
  rise  from  a  chair  or  from  a  fall. 
  g  To  leave  one's  bed;  to  arise;  as  to  rise  early. 
 
  He  that  would  thrive,  must  rise  by  five  --Old 
  Proverb. 
  h  To  tower  up  to  be  heaved  up  as  the  Alps  rise  far 
  above  the  sea. 
  i  To  slope  upward;  as  a  path,  a  line  or  surface  rises 
  in  this  direction.  ``A  rising  ground.''  --Dryden. 
  j  To  retire;  to  give  up  a  siege. 
 
  He  rising  with  small  honor  from  Gunza,  .  .  . 
  was  gone.  --Knolles. 
  k  To  swell  or  puff  up  in  the  process  of  fermentation;  to 
  become  light,  as  dough,  and  the  like 
 
  2.  To  have  the  aspect  or  the  effect  of  rising.  Specifically: 
 
  a  To  appear  above  the  horizont,  as  the  sun,  moon,  stars, 
  and  the  like  ``He  maketh  his  sun  to  rise  on  the  evil 
  and  the  good.''  --Matt.  v.  45. 
  b  To  become  apparent;  to  emerge  into  sight;  to  come 
  forth;  to  appear;  as  an  eruption  rises  on  the  skin; 
  the  land  rises  to  view  to  one  sailing  toward  the 
  shore. 
  c  To  become  perceptible  to  other  senses  than  sight;  as 
  a  noise  rose  on  the  air;  odor  rises  from  the  flower. 
  d  To  have  a  beginning;  to  proceed;  to  originate;  as 
  rivers  rise  in  lakes  or  springs. 
 
  A  scepter  shall  rise  out  of  Israel.  --Num.  xxiv. 
  17. 
 
  Honor  and  shame  from  no  condition  rise.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  To  increase  in  size,  force,  or  value;  to  proceed  toward  a 
  climax.  Specifically: 
  a  To  increase  in  power  or  fury;  --  said  of  wind  or  a 
  storm,  and  hence  of  passion.  ``High  winde  .  .  .  began 
  to  rise,  high  passions  --  anger,  hate.''  --Milton. 
  b  To  become  of  higher  value;  to  increase  in  price. 
 
  Bullion  is  risen  to  six  shillings  .  .  .  the 
  ounce.  --Locke. 
  c  To  become  larger;  to  swell;  --  said  of  a  boil,  tumor, 
  and  the  like 
  d  To  increase  in  intensity;  --  said  of  heat. 
  e  To  become  louder,  or  higher  in  pitch,  as  the  voice. 
  f  To  increase  in  amount;  to  enlarge;  as  his  expenses 
  rose  beyond  his  expectations. 
 
  4.  In  various  figurative  senses  Specifically: 
  a  To  become  excited,  opposed,  or  hostile;  to  go  to  war; 
  to  take  up  arms;  to  rebel. 
 
  At  our  heels  all  hell  should  rise  With  blackest 
  insurrection.  --Milton. 
 
  No  more  shall  nation  against  nation  rise. 
  --Pope. 
  b  To  attain  to  a  better  social  position;  to  be  promoted; 
  to  excel;  to  succeed. 
 
  Some  rise  by  sin,  and  some  by  virtue  fall. 
  --Shak. 
  c  To  become  more  and  more  dignified  or  forcible;  to 
  increase  in  interest  or  power;  --  said  of  style, 
  thought,  or  discourse;  as  to  rise  in  force  of 
  expression;  to  rise  in  eloquence;  a  story  rises  in 
  interest. 
  d  To  come  to  mind;  to  be  suggested;  to  occur. 
 
  A  thought  rose  in  me  which  often  perplexes  men 
  of  contemplative  natures.  --Spectator. 
  e  To  come  to  offer  itself 
 
  There  chanced  to  the  prince's  hand  to  rise  An 
  ancient  book.  --Spenser. 
 
  5.  To  ascend  from  the  grave;  to  come  to  life. 
 
  But  now  is  Christ  risen  from  the  dead.  --1.  Cor.  xv 
  20. 
 
  6.  To  terminate  an  official  sitting;  to  adjourn;  as  the 
  committee  rose  after  agreeing  to  the  report. 
 
  It  was  near  nine  .  .  .  before  the  House  rose. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  7.  To  ascend  on  a  musical  scale;  to  take  a  higher  pith;  as 
  to  rise  a  tone  or  semitone. 
 
  8.  (Print.)  To  be  lifted,  or  to  admit  of  being  lifted,  from 
  the  imposing  stone  without  dropping  any  of  the  type  -- 
  said  of  a  form 
 
  Syn:  To  arise;  mount;  ascend;  climb;  scale. 
 
  Usage:  {Rise},  {Appreciate}.  Some  in  America  use  the  word 
  appreciate  for  ``rise  in  value;''  as  stocks 
  appreciate,  money  appreciates,  etc  This  use  is  not 
  unknown  in  England,  but  it  is  less  common  there  It  is 
  undesirable,  because  rise  sufficiently  expresses  the 
  idea,  and  appreciate  has  its  own  distinctive  meaning, 
  which  ought  not  to  be  confused  with  one  so  entirely 
  different. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rose 
  adj  :  having  a  dusty  purplish  pink  color;  "the  roseate  glow  of 
  dawn"  [syn:  {roseate},  {rosaceous}] 
  n  1:  any  of  many  plants  of  the  genus  Rosa 
  2:  pinkish  table  wine  from  red  grapes  whose  skins  were  removed 
  after  fermentation  began  [syn:  {blush  wine},  {pink  wine}, 
  {rose  wine}] 
  3:  a  dusty  pink  color 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Rose,  NE 
  Zip  code(s):  68772 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ROSE 
 
  {Remote  Operations  Service  Element} 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Rose 
  Many  varieties  of  the  rose  proper  are  indigenous  to  Syria.  The 
  famed  rose  of  Damascus  is  white,  but  there  are  also  red  and 
  yellow  roses.  In  Cant.  2:1  and  Isa.  35:1  the  Hebrew  word 
  _habatstseleth_  (found  only  in  these  passages),  rendered  rose" 
  (R.V.  marg.,  "autumn  crocus"),  is  supposed  by  some  to  mean  the 
  oleander,  by  others  the  sweet-scented  narcissus  (a  native  of 
  Palestine),  the  tulip,  or  the  daisy;  but  nothing  definite  can  be 
  affirmed  regarding  it 
 
  The  "rose  of  Sharon"  is  probably  the  cistus  or  rock-rose, 
  several  species  of  which  abound  in  Palestine.  "Mount  Carmel 
  especially  abounds  in  the  cistus,  which  in  April  covers  some  of 
  the  barer  parts  of  the  mountain  with  a  glow  not  inferior  to  that 
  of  the  Scottish  heather."  (See  {MYRRH}  [2].) 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ROSE 
  Remote  Operations  Service  Element  (OSI,  RPC) 
 
 




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