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recycling bin a container used for holding discarded items, such as aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and newspapers, which are intended to be recycled.
red the color of blood; the first color on the color spectrum. [2 definitions]
red blood cell a cell in the blood that carries oxygen to the body's tissues.
redcoat a British soldier in colonial America during the American Revolution and other wars.
Red Cross an international organization that gives medical care to people hurt during wars and natural disasters.
redeem to exchange for cash, prizes, or other goods. [2 definitions]
red-handed in the act of doing something wrong or illegal.
Red Sea a part of the Indian Ocean. It lies between the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa. The Suez Canal connects it to the Mediterranean Sea.
reduce to make less in amount or size. [2 definitions]
reduction the act of reducing or state of being reduced. [2 definitions]
redwood a very tall evergreen tree found in northwestern North America. Redwoods live for a long time and are among the largest trees in the world. [2 definitions]
reed a tall grass with straight, jointed stalks that grows in low, wet areas. [2 definitions]
reef1 a ridge of rock, sand, or coral at or near the surface of ocean waters.
reel1 a spool or other device on which fishing line, cord, tape, film, or other material can be wound. [4 definitions]
reel2 to sway, stagger, or lose one's balance. [2 definitions]
reel3 a lively Scottish folk dance, or the music that it is danced to.
reelect to be chosen again by means of voting; to elect again.
reel off say quickly and easily.
reentry an act of entering again. [2 definitions]
ref (informal) a referee.
refer to send or direct to a source for help. [3 definitions]