Some articles on royal:
... first Fullerian Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, a position to which he was appointed for life ... was John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, who created the position at the Royal Institution ... Faraday was elected a member of the Royal Society in 1824, appointed director of the laboratory in 1825 and in 1833 he was appointed Fullerian Professor of Chemistry in the institution for ...
... Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Households of the United Kingdom ... There are two officers, the senior being the Astronomer Royal dating from 22 June 1675 the second is the Astronomer Royal for Scotland dating from 1834 ... King Charles II, who founded the Royal Observatory Greenwich in 1675 instructed the first Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed, ".. ...
... von Hofmann at the Royal College of Chemistry ... In 1852 he was appointed lecturer in chemistry at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, succeeding Michael Faraday, who had held that post since 1829 ...
39 Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Royal Artillery ... Its name is pronounced "three nine", The Regiment is one of the Depth fire units of 1st Artillery Brigade, part of the British Army ...
... HMS Iris, the name of several Royal Navy ships USS Iris, the name of several U.S ... Iris, a 1930s French touring airplane Blackburn Iris, a 1920s British biplane flying boat MV Royal Iris, a ferry operating until 1991 MV Royal Iris of the Mersey, a ...
More definitions of "royal":
- (adj): Established or chartered or authorized by royalty.
Example: "The Royal Society"
- (adj): Being of the rank of a monarch.
Example: "Of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
- (adj): Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.
Example: "Treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
Synonyms: imperial, majestic, purple, regal
- (adj): Invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown.
Example: "The royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
- (noun): A sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.
- (noun): Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.
Synonyms: royal stag
Famous quotes containing the word royal:
“When other helpers fail and comforts flee, when the senses decay and the mind moves in a narrower and narrower circle, when the grasshopper is a burden and the postman brings no letters, and even the Royal Family is no longer quite what it was, an obituary column stands fast.”
—Sylvia Townsend Warner (18931978)
“The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
—Sigmund Freud (18561939)
“Although my royal rank causes me to doubt whether my kingdom is not more sought after than myself, yet I understand that you have found other graces in me.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)