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Found 4 items, similar to rare.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: rare langka
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: rare jarang, langka
English → English (WordNet) Definition: rare rare adj 1: not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; “a rare word”; “rare books” 2: recurring only at long intervals; “a rare appearance”; “total eclipses are rare events” 3: not widely distributed; “rare herbs”; “rare patches of gree in the desert” 4: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; “what is so rare as a day in June”-J.R.Lowell; “a rare skill”; “an uncommon sense of humor”; “she was kind to an uncommon degree” [syn: uncommon] 5: having low density; “rare gasses”; “lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air” [syn: rarefied, rarified] 6: (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; “rare roast beef”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rare Rare \Rare\ (r[^a]r), a. [Cf. Rather, Rath.] Early. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Rude mechanicals that rare and late Work in the market place. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] Rare \Rare\, a. [Compar. Rarer (r[^a]r"[~e]r); superl. Rarest.] [Cf. AS. hr[=e]r, or E. rare early. [root]18.] Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked; underdone; as, rare beef or mutton. [1913 Webster] New-laid eggs, which Baucis' busy care Turned by a gentle fire, and roasted rare. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is in common use in the United States, but in England its synonym underdone is preferred. [1913 Webster] Rare \Rare\, a. [Compar. Rarer (r[^a]r"[~e]r); superl. Rarest.] [F., fr. L. rarus thin, rare.] 1. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event. [1913 Webster] 2. Of an uncommon nature; unusually excellent; valuable to a degree seldom found. [1913 Webster] Rare work, all filled with terror and delight. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] Above the rest I judge one beauty rare. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Thinly scattered; dispersed. [1913 Webster] Those rare and solitary, these in flocks. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Characterized by wide separation of parts; of loose texture; not thick or dense; thin; as, a rare atmosphere at high elevations. [1913 Webster] Water is nineteen times lighter, and by consequence nineteen times rarer, than gold. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Scarce; infrequent; unusual; uncommon; singular; extraordinary; incomparable. Usage: Rare, Scarce. We call a thing rare when but few examples, specimens, or instances of it are ever to be met with; as, a rare plant. We speak of a thing as scarce, which, though usually abundant, is for the time being to be had only in diminished quantities; as, a bad harvest makes corn scarce. [1913 Webster] A perfect union of wit and judgment is one of the rarest things in the world. --Burke. [1913 Webster] When any particular piece of money grew very scarce, it was often recoined by a succeeding emperor. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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