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

 rul·ing /ˈrulɪŋ/
 判決,裁定,統治(a.)統治的,支配的,流行的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rule, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruled p. pr. & vb. n. Ruling.]
 1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage.
    A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection.   --1 Tim. iii. 2, 4.
 2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.
 I think she will be ruled
 In all respects by me.   --Shak.
 3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.
    That's are ruled case with the schoolmen.   --Atterbury.
 4. Law To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.
 5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.
 Ruled surface Geom., any surface that may be described by a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called also a scroll.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rul·ing, a.
 1. Predominant; chief; reigning; controlling; as, a ruling passion; a ruling sovereign.
 2. Used in marking or engraving lines; as, a ruling machine or pen.
 Syn: -- Predominant; chief; controlling; directing; guiding; governing; prevailing; prevalent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rul·ing, n.
 1. The act of one who rules; ruled lines.
 2. Law A decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ruling
      adj : exercising power or authority [syn: regnant, reigning]
      n : the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the
          decision itself) [syn: opinion]