Some articles on royal:
... HMS Iris, the name of several Royal Navy ships USS Iris, the name of several U.S ... French touring airplane Blackburn Iris, a 1920s British biplane flying boat MV Royal Iris, a ferry operating until 1991 MV Royal Iris of the Mersey, a ...
... Born in London, Abel studied chemistry at the Royal Polytechnic Institution and in 1845 became one of the original 26 students of A ... von Hofmann at the Royal College of Chemistry ... In 1852 he was appointed lecturer in chemistry at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, succeeding Michael Faraday, who had held that post since 1829 ...
... Faraday was the first Fullerian Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, a position to which he was appointed for life ... 'Mad Jack' Fuller, who created the position at the Royal Institution ... Faraday was elected a member of the Royal Society in 1824, appointed director of the laboratory in 1825 and in 1833 he was appointed Fullerian Professor of Chemistry in the institution ...
39 Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Royal Artillery ... Its name is pronounced "three nine", The Regiment is one of the Depth fire units of 1st Artillery Brigade, part of the British Army ...
... Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Households of the United Kingdom ... There are two officers, the senior being the Astronomer Royal dating from 22 June 1675 the second is the Astronomer Royal for Scotland dating from 1834 ... King Charles II, who founded the Royal Observatory Greenwich in 1675 instructed the first Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed, ".. ...
More definitions of "royal":
- (noun): Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.
Synonyms: royal stag
- (adj): Being of the rank of a monarch.
Example: "Of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
- (adj): Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.
Example: "Treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
Synonyms: imperial, majestic, purple, regal
- (adj): Invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown.
Example: "The royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
- (adj): Established or chartered or authorized by royalty.
Example: "The Royal Society"
- (adj): Of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch.
Example: "The royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
Famous quotes containing the word royal:
I with my royal straight flush,
love you so for your wild card,
that untamable, eternal, gut-driven, ha-ha
and lucky love.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“a highly respectable gondolier,
Who promised the Royal babe to rear
And teach him the trade of a timoneer
With his own beloved brattling.”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)
“High from the summit of a craggy cliff,
Hung oer the deep, such as amazing frowns
On utmost Kildas shore, whose lonely race
Resign the setting sun to Indian worlds,
The royal eagle draws his vigorous young”
—James Thomson (17001748)