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R & M

Abbrev for reliability and maintainability, US.

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R-ACID

2-Naphthol-3,6-disulphonic acid. Used in prepar

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R-BANDING

A method of staining chromosomes. See panel on Chromosome

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R-DISPLAY

An expanded A-display in which an echo can be magnified by an expanded sweep for close examination.

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R-STRATEGIST

Organism which assigns much of its resources to reproduction; usually opportunistic and colonizing species weeds with high fecundity and low competitive ability. Cf K-strategist.

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R-Y SIGNAL

Component of colour TV chromin

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RAABE'S CONVERGENCE TEST

If, for the series of positive terms

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RABBETED LOCK

A lock which is fitted into a recess cut in the edge of a door,

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RABBIT

Apparatus for checking the internal diameter of pipes etc to ensure that tools can pass. Also pig. See go- devil

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RABBIT SEPTICAEMIA

An acute septicaemic and pneu

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