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rarest, superlative; rarer, comparative;
  1. (of meat, esp. beef) Lightly cooked, so that the inside is still red

  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 green in the desert"
  4. having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
  5. 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"
  6. (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"
  7. Rare! compiles tracks from four Crack the Sky albums from 1983–1990, two of John Palumbo's solo albums, and previously unreleased live and demo recordings. It was released in 1994 on CD.
  8. Rare (often known as Bowie Rare) was a compilation album released by RCA Records to cash in on David Bowie for the 1982 Christmas market. ...
  9. Rare is an instrumental album by the progressive rock band Asia.
  10. Rare were a band in the 1990s from Derry, Northern Ireland. The line-up consisted of singer Mary Gallagher, Locky Morris, Seán Ó'Néill (a.k.a. John O'Neill, formerly of The Undertones and That Petrol Emotion) and David Whiteside, Morris and Ó'Néill being the main songwriters. ...
  11. Rare, Ltd. (formerly known as Rareware) is a British video game development company. It was founded in 1982 by brothers Tim and Chris Stamper as Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. (ACG). ...
  12. To rear, rise up, start backwards; To rear, bring up, raise; Very uncommon; scarce; Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense); thin; of low density
  13. (rareness) The property of being rare; rarity
  14. (Rarely) Excellently, very well.
  15. (rarely) anda-sanda, sanlab birdе
  16. (rarely) not happening often นานๆ ครั้ง, ไม่บ่อย
  17. (Rareness) a value that decides how common a Pokémon species can be found in the wild. A species with a higher rareness is easier to catch.
  18. Said of a coin of which only a limited number exist in collectors' hands.
  19. A card or series of cards of very limited availability.  Unfortunately, "rare" is a subjective term frequently used indiscriminately to hype value.  "Rare" cards are harder to obtained than "scarce" cards.
  20. Meat, grilled, fried or roast leaving the meat red and tender on the inside.
  21. Used to describe species with small populations or a very restricted distribution. Rarity may be a natural characteristic of some species, but it can also come about because of various pressures, and thus be a worrying sign about the future viability of a species. ...
  22. Implies the books is extremely scarce, perhaps only turning up once every ten years or so.
  23. A relative term indicating that a coin within a series is very difficult to find. Also, a coin with only a few examples known. A rare Lincoln cent may have thousands known while a relatively common pattern may only have a few dozen known.
  24. Adj. Good, excellent. E.g."We had a rare time at the party last night. The best for a long time."
  25. Species not included on the federal endangered and threatened lists whose populations are limited enough to make them rare in North Carolina.