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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rul·er /ˈrulɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rul·er n.
 1. One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor.
    And he made him ruler over all the land.   --Gen. xli. 43.
    A prince and ruler of the land.   --Shak.
 2. A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines.  Cf. Rule, n., 7 (a).
 Parallel ruler. See under Parallel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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 [syn: rule]
      2: a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
         [syn: swayer]