rep
I. noun Date: circa 1705 slang reputation; especially status in a group (as a gang) II. noun Date: 1848 representative <
sales reps
>
III. noun or repp Etymology: French reps, modification of English ribs, plural of rib Date: 1860 a plain-weave fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs IV. noun Date: 1925 1. repertory 2b 2. repertory 3 V. transitive verb (repped; repping) Date: 1939 represent 6 VI. noun Etymology: roentgen equivalent physical Date: 1947 the dosage of an ionizing radiation that will develop the same amount of energy upon absorption in human tissue as one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray exposure VII. noun Etymology: short for repetition Date: 1953 repetition 1b VIII. abbreviation 1. repair 2. repeat 3. report; reporter 4. republic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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