- lang, plat meetinstrument; instrument op iets mee op te meten
- measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
- any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
"the rule of St. Dominic"
- a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
"the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
- mark or draw with a ruler
"rule the margins"
- have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
- What's the rule?
- Exceptions prove the rule.
- It's a rule.
- You broke the rule.
- They should rule who are able to rule best.
- That rule applied to everybody.
- The rule is utterly inflexible.
- Every rule has its exceptions.
- Let's not rule anything out.
- Hamilton protested against British rule.
- What is the first rule?
- The exception proves the rule.
- This rule reads several ways.
- There's the adjacency pair rule.
- The rule should be revised.