General English

General Science

  • noun a short flat piece of rigid material, marked with units for measuring lengths of up to about 100 cm


  • noun a bar displayed on screen that indicates a unit of measurement, often used in DTP or word-processor software to help with layout

Information & Library Science

  • noun a long, flat object calibrated in inches or centimetres which is used for measuring or drawing straight lines


  • noun a person who governs or controls a country or part of a country