Definitions for "RAT "
One of several species of small rodents of the genus Rattus (formerly included in Mus) and allied genera, of the family Muridae, distinguished from mice primarily by being larger. They infest houses, stores, and ships, especially the Norway rat, also called brown rat, (Rattus norvegicus formerly Mus decumanus), the black rat (Rattus rattus formerly Mus rattus), and the roof rat (formerly Mus Alexandrinus, now included in Rattus rattus). These were introduced into America from the Old World. The white rat used most commonly in laboratories is primarily a strain derived from Rattus rattus.
available as inbred, outbred and mutant strains. They have been generally beaten as a model by their mice brethren, as the molecular tools that became available (stem cells, knockout genes, etc). Rat embryos do have the advantage of being much larger than mouse embryos and easy to breed. Rat development is also generally 1 day behind from mouse. Worm
any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
Keywords:  snitch, squeal, pigeon, hana, omert
To be an informer (against an associate); to inform (on an associate); to squeal; -- used commonly in the phrase to rat on.
goddess of love, consort of Kâma. She is sometimes accompanied by a pigeon, Her Vâhana
one who snitches or squeals after having been pinched.
Chinese constellation of Aquarius, bringer of water.
Witness, Informant, Liar.
Animal of the Chinese Zodiac (circle). The Rat shares its disarming demeanor, wit and temperamental qualities with Aquarius of the Western Zodiac.
One who deserts his party or associates; hence, in the trades, one who works for lower wages than those prescribed by a trades union.
In English politics, to desert one's party from interested motives; to forsake one's associates for one's own advantage; in the trades, to work for less wages, or on other conditions, than those established by a trades union.
desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
Piers Polkiss, Dudley Dursley’s best friend, was “scrawny, with a face like a rat” (SS2); Aunt Petunia said Harry’s mother would turn teacups into rats (SS4); Ron had a pet rat named Scabbers, who was really Peter Pettigrew in animagus form; the tunnel was quiet as the Ron stepped on a rat’s skull near the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets (CS16); a magical species of rat was sold at the Magical Menagerie; the magical rats could jump rope with their tails, and the saleswitch implied that they lived longer than a common rat (PA4); the boggart turned into a rat for an unidentified female student (PA7); in order to stay near Harry, Sirius ate rats to survive (GF27); Peter Pettigrew had an affinity with rats, and the rats in the forest in Albania told him where Voldemort was (GF33); Sirius fed Buckbeak dead rats (OP6); Harry accidentally made a rat grow alarmingly large during his Charms OWL (OP31)
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Rat Subterranean News, New York's second major underground newspaper, was created in March 1968, primarily by editor Jeff SheroJeff Shero's name became Jeff Nightbyrd at some point after he left Rat. , Alice Embree, and Gary Thiher, who moved up from Austin, Texas, where they had been involved in The Rag.
nd said it was a god's name! Straight arose Fantastic priests and postulants (with shows, And mysteries, and mummeries, and hymns, And disputations dire that lamed their limbs) To serve his temple and maintain the fires, Expound the law, manipulate the wires. Amazed, the populace that rites attend, Believe whate'er they cannot comprehend, And, inly edified to learn that two Half-hairs joined so and so (as Art can do) Have sweeter values and a grace more fit Than Nature's hairs that never have been split, Bring cates and wines for sacrificial feasts, And sell their garments to support the priests.
A round and tapering mass of hair, or similar material, used by women to support the puffs and rolls of their natural hair.
a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
To catch or kill rats.
a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
catch rats, especially with dogs
Rat was the stage name of the musician Gareth Pring (born 8 November 1970, in Sedgley, West Midlands).
Keywords:  stephan, pastis, swine, pearls, comic
Rat is a character in the comic strip, Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis.
Keywords:  recursion
recursion
someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
employ scabs or strike breakers in
take the place of work of someone on strike
Keywords:  deception, potent, warning, lies
A rat is a potent warning of lies and deception.
Radio Alarm Transmitter. A system component at the protected premises to which initiating devices or groups of devices are connected. The RAT transmits signals indicating a status change of the initiating devices.
Radio Access Technology. The radio access technology is the air interface used to ensure the link between the end user equipment and the access point of the RAN. The RAT is usually specific to each RAN.
abbreviation standing for 'right about there' - a way of referring to the positioning of a judgement fold.
An abbreviation meaning for 'right about there' , where no location creases exist
Relay Acceptance Threshold. The level of power signal required just to hold the motor control board relays in an energised state.
Keywords:  turbine, ram, air
ram-air turbine
Recovery Action Team
Right of Way Acquisition Team
Keywords:  freight, slang, train
Slang for a freight train.
one who reveals confidential information in return for money
Keywords:  renewal, travel, agreement
Renewal Agreement Travel
Keywords:  defense, modern, another, name
Another name for the Modern Defense.
Keywords:  route, attribute, table, see
See route attribute table.