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  • rigid — 1 *stiff, inflexible, tense, stark, wooden Analogous words: *firm, hard, solid: compact, *close: tough, tenacious, *strong Antonyms: elastic Contrasted words: resilient, flexible, supple, springy (see ELASTIC) 2 …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Rigid VI — Rigid the Sixth was a devoted husband and father, and was also very fond of animals, in marked contrast to his predecessors who had spent most of their spare time shooting arrows into the wild boars who roamed the palace corridors. Rigid was also …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • rigid — (adj.) 1530s, from L. rigidus hard, stiff, rough, severe, from rigere be stiff, from PIE *reig stretch (tight), bind tightly, make fast (Cf. O.Ir. riag torture, M.H.G. ric band, string ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rigid-hulled inflatable boat — A rigid inflatable boat (RIB) or rigid hulled inflatable boat, (RHIB) is a light weight but high performance and high capacity boat constructed with a solid, shaped hull and flexible tubes at the gunwale. The design is stable and seaworthy. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Rigid designator — In modal logic and the philosophy of language, a term is said to be a rigid designator when it designates (picks out, denotes, refers to) the same thing in all possible worlds in which that thing exists and does not designate anything else in… …   Wikipedia

  • rigid — 01. The rules regarding attendance and homework are very [rigid] in that institution. 02. She went to a Catholic school where they had [rigid] regulations against dating. 03. The social rules prohibiting marriage between different classes are… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • rigid — adjective 1 rigid methods, systems etc are very strict and difficult to change: Betty s finding it hard to keep to the school s rigid rules. | the rigid discipline of army life 2 someone who is rigid is very unwilling to change their ideas: He s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rigid vi — Australian Slang Rigid the Sixth was a devoted husband and father, and was also very fond of animals, in marked contrast to his predecessors who had spent most of their spare time shooting arrows into the wild boars who roamed the palace… …   English dialects glossary

  • Culver Rigid Midget — Rigid Midget Role Glider National origin United States Manufacturer Ray Parker and Bill Bowmar Designer Irv Culver First flight 1947 Introduction 1947 Status No longer in production …   Wikipedia

  • To make it tough — Tough Tough, a. [Compar. {Tougher}; superl. {Toughest}.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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