Nine vs Rine - What's the difference?

nine | rine |

As verbs the difference between nine and rine

is that nine is they are while rine is to touch.

As a noun rine is

a watercourse or ditch or rine can be .



(wikipedia nine)


  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
  • A cat has nine lives.
  • Describing a set or group with nine components.
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    (en noun)
  • The digit or figure .
  • (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  • (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  • (computing, engineering, usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
  • They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines .
  • (label) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
  • * 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:Peter Morris,
  • A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412
  • *:The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.
  • Synonyms

    * (Roman numerals): (l)

    Coordinate terms

    * Previous : eight () * Next : ten ()

    Derived terms

    * cloud nine * dressed to the nines * on cloud nine * the whole nine yards

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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) rinen, from (etyl) .


  • To touch.
  • To concern; affect.
  • To pertain to; fall to.
  • To tend to a certain effect or outcome.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) rune, from (etyl) . See (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l)


    (en noun)
  • A watercourse or ditch.
  • Etymology 3

    Variation of (l).


    (en noun)