Associations to the word «Ruling»


RULING, adjective. That rules; predominant; chief; reigning; controlling.
RULING, noun. An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.
RULING, verb. Present participle of rule
RULING CLASS, noun. The social class of a given society that decides upon and sets that society's political agenda by mandating that there is one such particular class in the given society, and then appointing itself as that class.
RULING CLASSES, noun. Plural of ruling class
RULING GRADIENT, noun. (rail) the steepest uphill gradient in one direction on a section of railway line, which determines the load that can be pulled by one locomotive over that section, according to the power rating of the locomotive. A typical ruling gradient could be 1:50 (2%). The ruling gradient can differ in the other direction on the same section.
RULING GRADIENTS, noun. Plural of ruling gradient
RULING ON, verb. Present participle of rule on
RULING PEN, noun. A pen used in graphic design and calligraphy for drawing precise lines of various thicknesses

Dictionary definition

RULING, noun. The reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).
RULING, adjective. Exercising power or authority.

Wise words

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.