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ROT

 
right occipitotransverse (position of the fetus).

ROT

Abbreviation for right occipitotransverse position.

rot

(rot),
To decay or putrify.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

(rot)
1. decay.
2. a disease of sheep, and sometimes of humans, due to Fasciola hepatica.

rot

(rŏt)
v. rotted, rotting, rots
v.intr.
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
n.
1. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten: The rot spread quickly, rendering the bridge unsafe even for pedestrians.
2. Foot rot.
3. Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria, fungi, or oomycetes.

rot

Etymology: AS, rotian
1 v, to decay.
2 n, decomposition.

ROT

abbreviation for right occipitotransverse fetal position.

rot

(rot)
To decay or putrefy.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

decay.

rot fungus
Ceratocystis spp. on parsnip (Pastinaca spp.).
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Rote exercises must be easily accomplished to facilitate quick study in the lesson.
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I think that having to recite a Pledge of Allegiance to your country, droned by rote every single day before school or before every baseball game, is ridiculous ("One Nation Indivisible," December Church & State).
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People bothering to get in the car for something on a Friday evening, even from out of town, and driving downtown and parking and coming in here means they're doing it purposefully, not by rote.
Despite working in a print medium that often created dark, indistinct images, there is nothing rote or mechanical in works such as Life, where a young girl thumbs through the picture magazine.
Might they curtail the required rote recitation of the pledge in favor of a more in-depth and profound understanding of what being in relationship with the divine ultimately means?
Ross was one of the earliest proponents of what's sometimes referred to as the "fly-on-the-wall" style of journalism (a term she disavows), minimizing her own rote in a story and bringing subjects to life with an eye for the telling detail and an ear for dialogue--sort of a literary cinema verite.