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n. The name for the seventeenth letter of the Modern Greek and Classical Greek alphabets and the nineteenth letter of Old Greek and Ancient Greek.

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rho

n. the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet

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Rho

Rho (; uppercase Ρ, lowercase ρ or ϱ; ) is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals, it has a value of 100. It is derived from Phoenician letter res . Its uppercase form is not to be confused with the Latin letter P, although both types use the same glyph; P.

Rho (disambiguation)

Rho (Ρ or ρ) is a letter of the Greek alphabet. __NOTOC__ Rho also may refer to:

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Gerri natters on, from bats and sex and reincarnation to -- working hard now to amuse her audience -- stale crowd-pleasers of lust and gaucherie among her wealthy clientele, Rho is pleasantly tuned to the resonant sound of hissing meat.

The oat-straw blonde served Prince Slyke of Xi Ceta, and the brown-curled woman was the Consort of Rho Ceta.

But as Rho Ceta and Mu Ceta would bear the brunt of it if open conflict with Barrayar was actually engineered, my own choice has settled pretty firmly between Slyke and Kety.

Gerri natters on, from bats and sex and reincarnation to -- working hard now to amuse her audience -- stale crowd-pleasers of lust and gaucherie among her wealthy clientele, Rho is pleasantly tuned to the resonant sound of hissing meat.

Rho ushers her guests through the house and onto the deck, where they settle into the new patio furniture and the first round of cold daiquiris.

The diverse demands and unforeseen surges of the day, in tandem with tonight's elevated blood alcohol levels, have driven her circuitry into a sputtering staticky condition near brownout or worse, she's phasing eccentrically in and out, her attention temporarily and fiercely magnetized by the oddest fragments of isolated fact, so while Gerri natters on, from bats and sex and reincarnation to -- working hard now to amuse her audience -- stale crowd-pleasers of lust and gaucherie among her wealthy clientele, Rho is pleasantly tuned to the resonant sound of hissing meat.

Rho is grateful for occasions like this, openings in the day when one can believe that the woods are riddled with paths, untold ways out, but she can't restrain for long her gnawing awareness of the other, larger space between Daphne and herself, the weighty accumulation of the unseen that's largely responsible for the quality of this very interval and the turning of the next, the inside stuff that burbles on in dark privacy, surfacing if at all in an unguarded run of words, the anxious set of a face, the careless gestures of the body.

It's Betty, who shared a cube with her at Fleischer and Fleischer until Rho left about a year ago for these fresh-looking pastures of now defoliated opportunity.

FORRY RHO DAN replies: If there is any word in this world that wordsmith Ellison hates, loathes, detests & abominates, it is "sci-fi," so rash reader Graham, prepare to be dangled by your participle over a pit of split infinitives until your gerund becomes positively putative, when Horrible Harlan learns of your heinous employment of the egregious neologism.

         It looks to Rho as if Tommy has actually removed his shirt, and since a good hostess accommodates her company she hustles out to perform her duty.

He found a manone of the idiot's assistantsfamiliar with the nearest entrance into Old Rho matum, and set him at the forwardmost team, with orders to get the men and animals under cover.

As it is, we must rebuild his Rho quadrants almost from scratch, and there is collateral damage in Sigma -One, Lambda-Four and Pi-Three.

         Rho is at the kitchen sink, peeling furiously away at a carrot when she draws her first blood of the day, and, of course, it's nonmetaphoric, and her own.

It's as quiet this Friday as on any other night of the week, the typical suburban stillness only occasionally disturbed by passing joggers (singly and in pairs), kids on bikes, the muscular adolescent walking his questionably domesticated dog, each scrutinized carefully by Rho, her head leaning out the open car window, a song running repeatedly through it, the same song, as a matter of fact, that looped through her mind during Mother's funeral, a silly Calypso ditty about her roof having a hole in it and she might drown.

We plead hardship, for illness has struck hard in Rhos this harvest season, spread, I fear, by the same damp and moldering rot that has destroyed the southern hay and rye fields.