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Noun
/ˈro͞olər/,
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rulers, plural;
  1. A person exercising government or dominion

  2. A straight strip or cylinder of plastic, wood, metal, or other rigid material, typically marked at regular intervals, to draw straight lines or measure distances


  1. a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
  2. rule: 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
  3. (rulership) the position of ruler
  4. A ruler, sometimes called a rule or line gauge, is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing, printing and engineering/building to measure distances and/or to rule straight lines. ...
  5. Rulering is the practice of using a ruler as a convenient, hence in some mainly scholarly traditions popular, tool for a corporal punishment, usually on the hands (either outstretched palms or knuckles) or thighs, although sometimes as a spanking (on the buttocks).
  6. A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure; A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others
  7. (Rulers) Guides on screen display to enable accurate measurements.
  8. (Rulers) Measurement aids found along two edges of the layout display window. The rulers have a zero point that can be repositioned to any point on the screen for convenient measurement.
  9. Use rulers to help align and size objects on your slide.
  10. (Rulership) (Hersschaft) is the probability that a command is obeyed by give persons.
  11. (Rulership) Each of the visible planets (including Sun and Moon) are domiciled ("at home") in certain signs, due to the symbolic construction of the zodiacal system. ...
  12. rulers displayed on the sreen that show measures in inches, picas or millimeters.
  13. Aluminum ruler used to measure raw lengths of shafts and total length of golf clubs when they are held in their playing position. May also be used for various other shop measurements.
  14. a heavy plastic measuring guide. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, a good ruler adds to the success of any project.
  15. anwealda, m; ealdorman; heretema
  16. EzeAro (King of Aros), Chiefs, and High Priests
  17. Calibrated guide designed to aid in aligning and moving objects. Also used to set tabs or indents.
  18. The head person of the Bureau of Weights and Measures is known as the ruler.
  19. Usually the domicile lord of a sign or other place.
  20. sovereign, governor/government, exercising dominion, in command, one who rules.
  21. You can use this tool to set the indent, margin, tab markers and other formatting options for your document.
  22. Rulers used in sewing are usually made of a clear plastic and marked in 1/4" or less increments. A very popular ruler is 2" wide and 18" long, and can be used for sewing, rotary cutting, measuring buttonhole placement, and other measuring jobs. ...
  23. An everyday 18 inch clear plastic, metal, or wood ruler is a helpful tool for measuring pans, measuring rolled pastry dough, cutting bar cookies into uniform sizes, as a guide when splitting cakes into equal layers, or measuring 1 inch cuts for cinnamon rolls. ...
  24. An image of a ruler on your screen in a word processing, desktop publishing, or graphics program. You can use the ruler to position text or graphics on a page. In most programs, you can hide or show the ruler.
  25. In the default layout, rulers are shown above and to the left of the image, indicating coordinates within the image. You can control what type of coordinates are shown if you want to. By default, pixels are used, but you can change to other units, using the Units setting described below.