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 for Rose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rise \Rise\ (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. Rose (r[=o]z); p. p.
     Risen; p. pr. & vb. n. Rising.] [AS. r[imac]san; akin to
     OS. r[imac]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[imac]san to rise, fall,
     Icel. r[imac]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF.
     Arise, Raise, Rear, v.]
     1. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to
        mount up. Specifically:
        (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any
            other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a
            fish rises to the bait.
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        (b) To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in
            air, cork in water, and the like.
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        (c) To move upward under the influence of a projecting
            force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
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        (d) To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this
            elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
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        (e) To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or
            bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the
            mercury rises in the thermometer.
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        (f) To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to
            rise from a chair or from a fall.
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        (g) To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
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                  He that would thrive, must rise by five. --Old
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        (h) To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far
            above the sea.
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        (i) To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises
            in this direction. "A rising ground." --Dryden.
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        (j) To retire; to give up a siege.
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                  He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . .
                  was gone.                         --Knolles.
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        (k) To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to
            become light, as dough, and the like.
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     2. To have the aspect or the effect of rising. Specifically:
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        (a) To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars,
            and the like. "He maketh his sun to rise on the evil
            and the good." --Matt. v. 45.
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        (b) To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come
            forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin;
            the land rises to view to one sailing toward the
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        (c) To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as,
            a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
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        (d) To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as,
            rivers rise in lakes or springs.
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                  A scepter shall rise out of Israel. --Num. xxiv.
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                  Honor and shame from no condition rise. --Pope.
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     3. To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a
        climax. Specifically: 
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        (a) To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a
            storm, and hence, of passion. "High winde . . . began
            to rise, high passions -- anger, hate." --Milton.
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        (b) To become of higher value; to increase in price.
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                  Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the
                  ounce.                            --Locke.
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        (c) To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor,
            and the like.
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        (d) To increase in intensity; -- said of heat.
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        (e) To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
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        (f) To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses
            rose beyond his expectations.
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     4. In various figurative senses. Specifically: 
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        (a) To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war;
            to take up arms; to rebel.
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                  At our heels all hell should rise
                  With blackest insurrection.       --Milton.
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                  No more shall nation against nation rise.
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        (b) To attain to a better social position; to be promoted;
            to excel; to succeed.
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                  Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
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        (c) To become more and more dignified or forcible; to
            increase in interest or power; -- said of style,
            thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of
            expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in
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        (d) To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
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                  A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men
                  of contemplative natures.         --Spectator.
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        (e) To come; to offer itself.
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                  There chanced to the prince's hand to rise
                  An ancient book.                  --Spenser.
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     5. To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
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              But now is Christ risen from the dead. --1. Cor. xv.
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     6. To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the
        committee rose after agreeing to the report.
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              It was near nine . . . before the House rose.
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     7. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as,
        to rise a tone or semitone.
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     8. (Print.) To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from
        the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; --
        said of a form.
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     Syn: To arise; mount; ascend; climb; scale.
     Usage: Rise, Appreciate. Some in America use the word
            appreciate for "rise in value;" as, stocks appreciate,
            money appreciates, etc. This use is not unknown in
            England, but it is less common there. It is
            undesirable, because rise sufficiently expresses the
            idea, and appreciate has its own distinctive meaning,
            which ought not to be confused with one so entirely
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rose \Rose\,
     imp. of Rise.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rose \Rose\, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?,
     Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F.
     rose, from the Latin. Cf. Copperas, Rhododendron.]
     1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus Rosa, of
        which there are many species, mostly found in the morthern
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     Note: Roses are shrubs with pinnate leaves and usually
           prickly stems. The flowers are large, and in the wild
           state have five petals of a color varying from deep
           pink to white, or sometimes yellow. By cultivation and
           hybridizing the number of petals is greatly increased
           and the natural perfume enhanced. In this way many
           distinct classes of roses have been formed, as the
           Banksia, Baurbon, Boursalt, China, Noisette, hybrid
           perpetual, etc., with multitudes of varieties in nearly
           every class.
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     2. A knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a
        rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe. --Sha.
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     3. (Arch.) A rose window. See Rose window, below.
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     4. A perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for
        delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a
        strainer at the foot of a pump.
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     5. (Med.) The erysipelas. --Dunglison.
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     6. The card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card
        with radiating lines, used in other instruments.
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     7. The color of a rose; rose-red; pink.
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     8. A diamond. See Rose diamond, below.
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     Cabbage rose, China rose, etc. See under Cabbage,
        China, etc.
     Corn rose (Bot.) See Corn poppy, under Corn.
     Infantile rose (Med.), a variety of roseola.
     Jamaica rose. (Bot.) See under Jamaica.
     Rose acacia (Bot.), a low American leguminous shrub
        ({Robinia hispida) with handsome clusters of rose-colored
     Rose aniline. (Chem.) Same as Rosaniline.
     Rose apple (Bot.), the fruit of the tropical myrtaceous
        tree Eugenia Jambos. It is an edible berry an inch or
        more in diameter, and is said to have a very strong
        roselike perfume.
     Rose beetle. (Zool.)
        (a) A small yellowish or buff longlegged beetle
            ({Macrodactylus subspinosus), which eats the leaves
            of various plants, and is often very injurious to
            rosebushes, apple trees, grapevines, etc. Called also
            rose bug, and rose chafer.
        (b) The European chafer.
     Rose bug. (Zool.) same as Rose beetle, Rose chafer.
     Rose burner, a kind of gas-burner producing a rose-shaped
     Rose camphor (Chem.), a solid odorless substance which
        separates from rose oil.
     Rose campion. (Bot.) See under Campion.
     Rose catarrh (Med.), rose cold.
     Rose chafer. (Zool.)
        (a) A common European beetle ({Cetonia aurata) which is
            often very injurious to rosebushes; -- called also
            rose beetle, and rose fly.
        (b) The rose beetle
        (a) .
     Rose cold (Med.), a variety of hay fever, sometimes
        attributed to the inhalation of the effluvia of roses. See
        Hay fever, under Hay.
     Rose color, the color of a rose; pink; hence, a beautiful
        hue or appearance; fancied beauty, attractiveness, or
     Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given
        to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
     Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
        other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
        which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
        Brilliant, n.
     Rose ear. See under Ear.
     Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
     Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
        by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
        a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
     Rose family (Bot.) the Roseceae. See Rosaceous.
     Rose fever (Med.), rose cold.
     Rose fly (Zool.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
     Rose gall (Zool.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
     Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
        resemble a rose; a rosette.
     Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and
        madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
     Rose mallow. (Bot.)
        (a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
            Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers.
        (b) the hollyhock.
     Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
     Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
        figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
        III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
     Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose
        (b), under China.
     Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
        ({Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and
        expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection
     Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
        ({Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for
        some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
        possibly the great lotus flower.
     Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
        various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
        part of attar of roses.
     Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
        or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
        the color of the pigment.
     Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
     Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola.
     Rose slug (Zool.), the small green larva of a black sawfly
        ({Selandria rosae). These larvae feed in groups on the
        parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and are often
        abundant and very destructive.
     Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with
        ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and
        marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel.
     Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola.
     Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
        privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
        rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
        hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
        said was to be divulged.
     Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
        York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
        House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rose \Rose\, v. t.
     1. To render rose-colored; to redden; to flush. [Poetic] "A
        maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty."
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     2. To perfume, as with roses. [Poetic] --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of something having a dusty purplish pink color; "the
             roseate glow of dawn" [syn: rose, roseate,
      n 1: any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses [syn:
           rose, rosebush]
      2: pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed
         after fermentation began [syn: blush wine, pink wine,
         rose, rose wine]
      3: a dusty pink color [syn: rose, rosiness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  176 Moby Thesaurus words for "rose":
     achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent,
     armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, badge, badge of office,
     badges, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend,
     bend sinister, bib nozzle, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure,
     brassard, broad arrow, button, cadency mark, canton, cap and gown,
     chain, chain of office, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief,
     class ring, coat of arms, cockade, cockatrice, collar, color,
     coral, coronet, crescent, crest, crimson, cross, cross moline,
     crown, decoration, device, difference, differencing, dress, eagle,
     emblems, ensigns, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon,
     falcon, fasces, fess, fess point, field, figurehead, file, flanch,
     fleur-de-lis, flush, fret, fur, fusil, garland, glow, griffin,
     gules, gyron, hammer and sickle, hatchment, helmet,
     heraldic device, heraldry, honor point, impalement, impaling,
     incarnadine, inescutcheon, insignia, label, lapel pin, lion,
     livery, lozenge, mace, mantle, mantling, markings, marshaling,
     martlet, mascle, medal, metal, mortarboard, motto, mullet,
     nombril point, nose, nozzle, octofoil, old school tie, or,
     ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, pin, pink, pinkish,
     pinkishness, pinkness, pinky, pressure nozzle, primrose, purpure,
     quarter, quartering, redden, regalia, ring, rose-colored,
     rose-hued, rose-red, roseate, rosehead, rosiness, rosy, rouge,
     sable, salmon, saltire, school ring, scutcheon, shamrock, shield,
     shower head, sigillography, skull and crossbones, snout,
     sphragistics, spray nozzle, spread eagle, sprinkler head, staff,
     subordinary, swastika, tartan, tenne, thistle, tie, tincture,
     torse, tressure, unicorn, uniform, vair, verge, vert, wand, wreath,

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         [CAE] Real-time Object-based Simulation Environment

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Remote Operations Service Element (OSI, RPC)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Remote Operations Service Element
  ISO 9072
      (ROSE) A sub-layer of protocol layer six
     ({presentation layer) in the OSI seven layer model which
     provides SASE for remote operations.
     ITU+Rec.+X.229+({ISO">Documents: ITU Rec. X.229 ({ISO 9072-2), ITU Rec. X.219
     (ISO 9072-1).

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Many varieties of the rose proper are indigenous to Syria. The
     famed rose of Damascus is white, but there are also red and
     yellow roses. In Cant. 2:1 and Isa. 35:1 the Hebrew word
     _habatstseleth_ (found only in these passages), rendered "rose"
     (R.V. marg., "autumn crocus"), is supposed by some to mean the
     oleander, by others the sweet-scented narcissus (a native of
     Palestine), the tulip, or the daisy; but nothing definite can be
     affirmed regarding it.
       The "rose of Sharon" is probably the cistus or rock-rose,
     several species of which abound in Palestine. "Mount Carmel
     especially abounds in the cistus, which in April covers some of
     the barer parts of the mountain with a glow not inferior to that
     of the Scottish heather." (See MYRRH [2].)

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