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Rep, as a word, may refer to:

  • Rep (fabric), a ribbed woven fabric made from various materials.
  • Johnny Rep, a Dutch former footballer.
  • , an Argentine humourist

  • Rep (television series), a 1982 British comedy TV series


Rep, REP or rep, as an abbreviation or acronym, may refer to:

  • Rab escort protein
  • Radioisotope electric propulsion
  • Reasonable expectation of privacy, a legal test in United States constitutional law.
  • Rede dos Emissores Portugueses, an amateur radio organization based in Portugal.
  • Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes, a French Foreign Legion parachute unit.
  • Release-Reuse Equivalency Principle, one of the principles of object-oriented design.
  • REP, an x86 assembly language instruction (abbreviation of repeat).
  • Réacteur à Eau Préssurisée, French for Pressurized Water Reactor.
  • Repertory theatre
  • Repetition (disambiguation)
  • Representative (disambiguation)
  • Republic
  • Republicans for Environmental Protection, a United States Republican Party organization which supports environmental protection policies.
  • Reputation
  • Resident Evil Portable, a video game for the PlayStation Portable from the Resident Evil franchise.
  • Retail Electricity Provider, a retailer of electric power services in the United States (particularly Texas) and other jurisdictions.
  • Robert Esnault-Pelterie, an early French aircraft manufacturer.
  • Robot Exclusion Protocol
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • Röntgen equivalent physical, a unit of exposure to radiation.
  • The IATA airport code for Siem Reap International Airport in Cambodia.
  • The Republicans (Germany), a political party in Germany.

Rep (fabric)

Rep, Rip, Repp, or Reps is a cloth woven in fine cords or ribs across the width of a piece, usually made of silk, wool, or cotton. The name is said to have been adapted from the Frenchreps, a word of unknown origin; it has also been suggested that it is a corruption of rib. In silk it is used for dresses, neckties, and to some extent, for ecclesiastical vestments. In wool and cotton it is used for various upholstery purposes.

Rep (television series)

Rep is a 1982 British comedy television series starring Iain Cuthbertson, Stephen Lewis, Patsy Rowlands and John Fraser. Four episodes were produced for Granada Television.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

rep

noun
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ MTV reps confirmed that the station will not show the video.
▪ Williams has a bad rep, both on and off the field.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Coincidentally they received a phone call from a double glazing company to see if a rep could call round.
▪ Fox was one of two player reps who voted against the collective bargaining agreement.
▪ I go through the reps to do that.
▪ I had lots of new reps and I wanted them to be successful.
▪ In addition, three Askews' reps will combine forces with Chivers' force of two, to represent Chivers to libraries.
▪ It's probably due to all those sales reps in their Sierras and Cavaliers.
▪ It gives me credibility with the reps.
▪ When I called the sales rep said it hadn't been dispatched.
Wiktionary

rep

Etymology 1 n. 1 (context countable English) (clipping reputation English). 2 (context weightlifting countable English) (clipping repetition English). 3 (context countable English) (clipping representative English). 4 (context theater uncountable English) (clipping repertory English). vb. To represent; to act as a representative for. Etymology 2

n. (context textiles English) A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface. (from 19th c.)

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Rep

Rep \Rep\ (r[e^]p), n. [Prob. a corruption of rib: cf. F. reps.] A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface.

Rep

Rep \Rep\ (r[e^]p), a. Formed with a surface closely corded, or ribbed transversely; -- applied to textile fabrics of silk or wool; as, rep silk.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

rep

1705 as abbreviation of reputation (n.); upon rep "I swear it" was a common 18c. slang asseveration. As a shortening of repetition (n.) it is recorded from 1864, originally school slang; as a shortening of representative (n.), especially "sales representative," it is attested from 1896. As an abbreviation of repertory (company) it is recorded from 1925.

WordNet

rep

  1. n. informal abbreviation of `representative'

  2. a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs [syn: repp]

Usage examples of "rep".

The sales rep at Haram had the slightly-unbelievable name of Mike Fright.

She had told Marghe, bluntly, that a SEC rep could be useful for long-term relations with the natives.

The long low room was refurnished from the Abbey sale, with chairs upholstered in claret-coloured rep, many years old, and an oval table of polished walnut, and another piano, handsome, though still antique.

I believe she was really there to look after that old repper bait under the covers.

Five reps sell for you, five reps in turn each sell for those reps, and so on and so on.

THL would personally see to it that he and his veteran reps reached Newcolonizedland.

And at the same time, at every Telpor outlet throughout Terra, a total aggregate of roughly two thousand of his toughest veteran field reps will do the same.

Matson that when he and the two thousand LI field reps arrive at the retail outlets of THL they will not be teleported but will be arrested and undoubtedly painlessly murdered.

And, unaffected, their metabolisms insulated by pre-injective antidotal hormones, the two field reps of Lies Incorporated dogtrotted toward the windowless structure, and, as they trotted, brought out small, long-range laser pistols with telescopic sights.

There were calls from sales reps, many of whom I had seen at the show, calls from advertising people, calls from our own franchisees.

The thin figure of Provost-Marshal of Reps and Revs Dido Shappi entered alone.

Provost-Marshal Shappi about which revs and reps to use in this Bullball match, which I take it you interupted, when a rating entered my office unannounced.

Unit Rig people, who had worked for Swayer or Fitzwaller before, took the evacuation news calmly, but two brassy wives and a Detroit Diesel tech rep were difficult.

Detroit Diesel tech rep said furiously, glowering up at Swayer from the floor.

Martin Luther Nsagamdo made breakfast for Swayer and the Detroit Diesel tech rep.