- An obsolescent unit of radiation dose equivalent to 0.93 rad, or 0.0093 gray. It is an acronym for roentgen equivalent physical.
- synonymroentgen equivalent physical
- noun a shortening of ‘reputation’, used especially to denote (appreciatively) a reputation for violence or sexual prowess or (pejoratively) promiscuity. The word, typical of the clippings popularised first by American adolescents from the late 1970s, has moved from the language of street gangs and rappers into schoolchildren’s usage since the late 1990s.
- verb to impute a reputation to someone