Raid vs Ralid - What's the difference?

raid | ralid |


As an acronym raid

is (computing) a redundant array of inexpensive disks, or, less frequently restated as a redundant array of independent disks.

As a noun ralid is

(zoology) any member of the ralidae.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

raid

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Marauding chief! his sole delight / The moonlight raid , the morning fight.
  • * H. Spenser
  • There are permanent conquests, temporary occupation, and occasional raids .
  • An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2004 , date=April 15 , author= , title=Morning swoop in hunt for Jodi's killer , work=The Scotsman citation , page= , passage=For Lothian and Borders Police, the early-morning raid had come at the end one of biggest investigations carried out by the force, which had originally presented a dossier of evidence on the murder of Jodi Jones to the Edinburgh procurator-fiscal, William Gallagher, on 25 November last year. }}
  • (online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.
  • (sports) An attacking movement.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 20 , author=Jamie Lillywhite , title=Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The athletic Walker, one of Tottenham's more effective attacking elements with his raids from right-back, made a timely intervention after Rose had been dispossessed and even Aaron Lennon was needed to provide an interception in the danger zone to foil another attempt by the Russians.}}

    Synonyms

    * (hostile or predatory incursion): attack, foray, incursion * irruption

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To engage in a raid.
  • To steal from; pillage
  • To lure from another; to entice away from
  • To indulge oneself by taking from
  • Anagrams

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    ralid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any member of the Ralidae.