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limitedly
adverb see limited
limitedness
noun see limited
limiter
noun see limit II
limiting
adjective Date: 1644 1. a. functioning as a limit ; restrictive b. being an environmental factor (as a nutrient) that limits the population size of an organism 2. ...
limitingly
adverb see limiting
limitless
adjective see limit I
limitlessly
adverb see limit I
limitlessness
noun see limit I
limitrophe
adjective Etymology: French, from Late Latin limitrophus bordering upon, literally, providing subsistence for frontier troops, irregular from Latin limit-, limes boundary + ...
limmer
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) Date: 15th century 1. chiefly Scottish scoundrel 2. chiefly Scottish prostitute
limn
transitive verb (limned; limning) Etymology: Middle English limnen to illuminate (a manuscript), probably back-formation from lymnour illuminator, alteration of lumenur, from ...
limner
noun see limn
limnetic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek limnē pool, marshy lake; perhaps akin to Latin limus mud — more at lime Date: 1899 of, relating to, or ...
limnologic
adjective see limnology
limnological
adjective see limnology
limnologist
noun see limnology
limnology
noun Etymology: Greek limnē + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: circa 1888 the scientific study of bodies of freshwater (as lakes) • limnological also ...
Límnos
geographical name — see Lemnos
limo
noun (plural limos) Date: 1968 limousine
Limoges
I. noun Etymology: Limoges, France Date: 1844 enamelware or porcelain made at Limoges II. geographical name city SW central France population 136,407
Limón
I. biographical name José Arcadio 1908-1972 American (Mexican-born) dancer & choreographer II. geographical name or Puerto Limón city & port E Costa Rica on the Caribbean ...
limonene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from French limon lemon, from Middle French Date: 1845 a widely distributed terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that occurs in ...
limonite
noun Etymology: German Limonit, from Greek leimōn wet meadow; akin to Greek limnē pool Date: 1823 a native hydrous ferric oxide of variable composition that is an ore of ...
limonitic
adjective see limonite
Limousin
I. noun Etymology: Limousin, France Date: 1920 any of a French breed of medium-sized yellowish-red cattle bred especially for meat II. geographical name region & former ...
limousine
noun Etymology: French, literally, cloak, from Limousin, France Date: 1902 1. a large luxurious often chauffeur-driven sedan that usually has a glass partition separating the ...
limousine liberal
noun Date: 1969 a wealthy political liberal
limp
I. intransitive verb Etymology: probably from Middle English lympen to fall short; akin to Old English limpan to happen, lemphealt lame Date: circa 1570 1. a. to walk ...
limp-wristed
adjective Date: circa 1960 1. effeminate 2. weak
limpa
noun Etymology: Swedish Date: 1948 rye bread made with molasses or brown sugar
limper
noun see limp I
limpet
noun Etymology: Middle English lempet, from Old English lempedu, from Medieval Latin lampreda lamprey Date: before 12th century 1. a marine gastropod mollusk (especially ...
limpid
adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French limpide, from Latin limpidus, perhaps from lympha water — more at lymph Date: 1613 1. a. marked by transparency ; pellucid ...
limpidity
noun see limpid
limpidly
adverb see limpid
limpidness
noun see limpid
limpkin
noun Etymology: perhaps from 1limp Date: 1871 a large brown wading bird (Aramus guarauna) of southern Georgia, Florida, and Central and South America that resembles a ...
limply
adverb see limp III
limpness
noun see limp III
Limpopo
geographical name 1. (or Crocodile) river 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) S Africa flowing from Limpopo province, Republic of South Africa, into Indian Ocean in Mozambique 2. (or ...
limulus
noun (plural limuli) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin limus oblique, transverse — more at limen Date: 1837 horseshoe crab
limy
or limey adjective (limier; -est) Date: circa 1552 1. smeared with or consisting of lime ; viscous 2. containing lime or limestone 3. resembling or having the qualities of ...
lin
abbreviation lineal; linear
Lin
biographical name Maya Ying 1959- American architect & sculptor
Lin Yü-t'ang
biographical name 1895-1976 Chinese author & philologist
linac
noun Date: 1950 linear accelerator
Linacre
biographical name Thomas circa 1460-1524 English humanist & physician
linage
also lineage noun Date: 1884 the number of lines of printed or written matter
linalool
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Mexican Spanish lináloe, tree yielding perfume, from Medieval Latin lignum aloes, literally, wood of the aloe Date: ...
Linares
geographical name commune S Spain N of Jaén population 58,039
linchpin
also lynchpin noun Etymology: Middle English lynspin, from lyns linchpin (from Old English lynis) + pin; akin to Middle High German luns linchpin Date: 13th century 1. a ...
Lincoln
I. noun Etymology: Lincolnshire, England Date: 1837 any of an English breed of long-wooled mutton-type sheep II. biographical name Abraham 1809-1865 16th president of the ...
Lincoln Park
geographical name city SE Michigan SW of Detroit population 40,008
Lincoln's Birthday
noun Date: 1898 1. February 12 observed as a legal holiday in many states of the United States 2. the first Monday in February observed as a legal holiday by some states of ...
Lincolnesque
adjective see Lincoln II
Lincolnian
adjective see Lincoln II
Lincolniana
noun plural Date: 1921 materials relating to Abraham Lincoln
Lincolnshire
or Lincoln geographical name county E England capital Lincoln area 2354 square miles (6097 square kilometers), population 573,900
lincomycin
noun Etymology: New Latin lincolnensis (specific epithet of Streptomyces lincolnensis) + English -mycin Date: 1963 an antibiotic C18H34N2O6S obtained from an actinomycete ...
Lincs
abbreviation Lincolnshire
Lind
biographical name Jenny 1820-1887 originally Johanna Maria Lind; the Swedish Nightingale Swedish soprano
lindane
noun Etymology: T. van der Linden, 20th century Belgian chemist Date: circa 1949 a persistent organochlorine insecticide that consists chiefly of the gamma isomer of BHC
Lindbergh
I. biographical name Anne Spencer 1906-2001 née Morrow; wife of C.A. American author II. biographical name Charles Augustus 1902-1974 American aviator
linden
noun Etymology: Middle English, made of linden wood, from Old English, from lind linden tree; probably akin to Old English līthe gentle — more at lithe Date: 1577 1. any ...
Linden
geographical name city NE New Jersey SSW of Elizabeth population 39,394
Lindenhurst
geographical name village SE New York in central Long Island population 27,819
Lindesnes
geographical name cape Norway at S tip on North Sea
Lindisfarne
geographical name — see Holy Island 1
Lindley
biographical name John 1799-1865 English botanist • Lindleyan adjective
Lindleyan
adjective see Lindley
Lindsay
I. biographical name Howard 1889-1968 American dramatist & actor II. biographical name (Nicholas) Vachel 1879-1931 American poet
Lindsey, Parts of
geographical name district & former administrative county E England in N Lincolnshire capital Lincoln area 1520 square miles (3952 square kilometers)
Lindy
noun Etymology: probably from Lindy, nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh Date: 1931 a jitterbug dance originating in Harlem and later developing many local variants — called ...
Lindy Hop
noun see Lindy
line
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English; partly from Anglo-French lingne, from Latin linea, from feminine of lineus made of flax, from linum flax; partly ...
line dance
noun Date: 1948 1. contredanse 1 2. a dance performed by a group usually in single file 3. a dance in which the dancers stand in ranks while performing a particular set ...
line dancer
noun see line dance
line dancing
noun see line dance
line drawing
noun Date: 1891 a drawing made in solid lines
line drive
noun Date: 1903 a batted baseball hit in a nearly straight line usually not far above the ground
line engraving
noun Date: 1802 an engraving cut by hand directly in the plate
line graph
noun Date: circa 1924 a graph in which points representing values of a variable for suitable values of an independent variable are connected by a broken line
Line Islands
geographical name islands Kiribati in W Pacific S of Hawaii; formerly divided between the United States (Kingman Reef & Palmyra) & Great Britain (Teraina, Tabuaeran, & ...
line item
noun Date: 1962 an appropriation that is itemized on a separate line in a budget • line-item adjective
line judge
noun Date: 1970 a football linesman whose duties include keeping track of the official time for the game
line of credit
Date: 1917 the maximum credit allowed a buyer or borrower; also an agreement providing credit up to a certain amount
line of duty
Date: circa 1918 all that is authorized, required, or normally associated with some field of responsibility
line of force
Date: 1837 a line in a field of force (as a magnetic or electric field) whose tangent at any point gives the direction of the field at that point
line of scrimmage
Date: circa 1909 an imaginary line in football that is parallel to the goal lines and tangent to the nose of the ball laid on the ground and marks the position of the ball at ...
line of sight
Date: 1559 1. a line from an observer's eye to a distant point 2. the line between two points; specifically the straight path between a transmitting antenna (as for radio ...
line officer
noun Date: 1850 a commissioned officer assigned to the line of the army or navy — compare staff officer
line one's pockets
phrasal to take money freely and especially dishonestly
line out
verb Date: 1613 transitive verb 1. to indicate with or as if with lines ; outline 2. to arrange in an extended line 3. belt 4 intransitive verb 1. to move ...
line printer
noun Date: 1955 a high-speed printing device (as for a computer) that prints each line as a unit rather than character by character
line score
noun Date: 1946 a score of a baseball game giving the runs, hits, and errors made by each team — compare box score
line squall
noun Date: 1887 a squall or thunderstorm occurring along a cold front
line storm
noun Date: 1850 an equinoctial storm
line up
verb Date: 1864 intransitive verb 1. to assume an orderly linear arrangement 2. to align oneself transitive verb 1. to put into alignment 2. to arrange for
line-haul
noun Date: circa 1923 the transporting of items or persons between terminals
line-item
adjective see line item
line-item veto
noun Date: 1979 the power of a government executive to veto specific items in an appropriations bill without vetoing the bill altogether
lineage
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. a. descent in a line from a common progenitor b. derivation 2. a group of individuals tracing descent from a common ancestor; especially ...
lineal
adjective Date: 14th century 1. linear 2. composed of or arranged in lines 3. a. consisting of or being in a direct male or female line of ancestry — compare ...
lineality
noun see lineal
lineally
adverb see lineal
lineament
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin lineamentum, from lineare to draw a line, from linea Date: 15th century 1. a. an outline, feature, or contour of a body or ...
lineamental
adjective see lineament
linear
adjective Date: circa 1656 1. a. (1) of, relating to, resembling, or having a graph that is a line and especially a straight line ; straight (2) involving a single ...
Linear A
noun Date: 1948 a linear form of writing used in Crete from the 18th to the 15th centuries B.C.
linear accelerator
noun Date: 1945 a device in which charged particles are accelerated in a straight line by successive impulses from a series of electric fields
linear algebra
noun Date: 1870 a branch of mathematics that is concerned with mathematical structures closed under the operations of addition and scalar multiplication and that includes the ...
Linear B
noun Date: 1950 a linear form of writing employing syllabic characters and used at Knossos on Crete and on the Greek mainland from the 15th to the 12th centuries B.C. for ...
linear combination
noun Date: 1960 a mathematical entity (as 4x + 5y + 6z) which is composed of sums and differences of elements (as variables, matrices, or functions) especially when the ...
linear dependence
noun Date: 1907 the property of one set (as of matrices or vectors) having at least one linear combination of its elements equal to zero when the coefficients are taken from ...
linear equation
noun Date: 1816 an equation of the first degree in any number of variables
linear function
noun Date: 1853 1. a mathematical function in which the variables appear only in the first degree, are multiplied by constants, and are combined only by addition and ...
linear independence
noun Date: 1907 the property of a set (as of matrices or vectors) having no linear combination of all its elements equal to zero when coefficients are taken from a given set ...
linear induction motor
noun see linear motor
linear interpolation
noun Date: 1965 estimation of a function (as a logarithm) by assuming that it is a straight line between known values
linear measure
noun Date: circa 1890 1. a measure of length 2. a system of measures of length
linear motor
noun Date: 1957 a motor that produces thrust in a straight line by direct induction rather than with the use of gears — called also linear induction motor
linear perspective
noun Date: circa 1656 perspective 1a
linear programming
noun Date: 1949 a mathematical method of solving practical problems (as the allocation of resources) by means of linear functions where the variables involved are subject to ...
linear regression
noun Date: 1958 the process of finding a straight line (as by least squares) that best approximates a set of points on a graph
linear space
noun Date: circa 1884 vector space
linear transformation
noun Date: circa 1846 1. a transformation in which the new variables are linear functions of the old variables 2. a function that maps the vectors of one vector space onto ...
linearise
British variant of linearize
linearity
noun see linear
linearization
noun see linearize
linearize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1895 to give a linear form to; also to project in linear form • linearization noun
linearly
adverb see linear
linearly dependent
adjective see linear dependence
linearly independent
adjective see linear independence
lineation
noun Etymology: Middle English lineacion outline, from Latin lineation-, lineatio, from lineare to mark with lines, from linea Date: 14th century 1. a. the action of ...
linebacker
noun Date: 1949 a defensive football player who lines up immediately behind the line of scrimmage to make tackles on running plays through the line or defend against short ...
linebacking
noun Date: 1953 the action or art of playing linebacker
linebred
adjective see linebreeding
linebreeding
noun Date: circa 1879 the interbreeding of individuals within a particular line of descent usually to perpetuate desirable characters • linebred adjective
linecaster
noun Date: 1964 a machine that casts metal type in lines • linecasting noun
linecasting
noun see linecaster
linecut
noun Date: circa 1909 a photoengraving of a line drawing
lineman
noun Date: 1876 1. one who sets up or repairs electric wire communication or power lines — called also linesman 2. a player in the forward line of a team; specifically a ...
linen
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līnen, from līn flax, from Latin linum flax; akin to Greek linon flax, thread Date: before 12th century 1. made of ...
liner
I. noun Date: 15th century 1. one that makes, draws, or uses lines 2. a. a ship belonging to a regular line b. an airplane belonging to an airline 3. line drive 4. ...
liner notes
noun plural Date: 1955 comments or explanatory notes about a recording printed on the jacket or an insert
linerboard
noun Date: 1948 a thin cardboard used for the flat facings of corrugated containerboard
linerless
adjective see liner II
linesman
noun Date: 1883 1. lineman 1 2. an official who assists a referee (as in football or hockey) especially in determining if a ball, puck, or player is out-of-bounds or offside
lineup
noun Date: 1889 1. a. a list of players taking part in a game (as of baseball) b. the players on such a list 2. a. an alignment (as in entertainment or politics) of ...
liney
adjective see line I
ling
I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Dutch leng ling, Old English lang long Date: 13th century 1. any of various fishes (as a hake or burbot) of the cod family 2. ...
linga
noun see lingam
Lingala
noun Date: 1922 a Bantu language widely used in trade and public affairs in the Congo River area
lingam
or linga noun Etymology: Sanskrit liṅga (nominative liṅgam), literally, characteristic Date: 1719 a stylized phallic symbol that is worshipped in Hinduism as a sign of ...
Lingayat
noun Etymology: Kannada lingāyata Date: 1901 a member of a Saiva sect of southern India marked by wearing of the lingam and characterized by denial of caste distinctions
Lingayen Gulf
geographical name inlet of South China Sea Philippines in NW Luzon
lingcod
noun Date: 1940 a large often greenish-fleshed fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important food and sport fish and belongs to the ...
linger
verb (lingered; lingering) Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) lengeren to dwell, frequentative of lengen to prolong, from Old English lengan; akin to Old English lang ...
lingerer
noun see linger
lingerie
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from linge linen, from Latin lineus made of linen — more at line Date: 1835 1. archaic linen articles or garments 2. women's ...
lingeringly
adverb see linger
lingo
noun (plural lingoes) Etymology: probably from Lingua Franca, language, tongue, from Occitan, from Latin lingua — more at tongue Date: 1660 strange or incomprehensible ...
lingonberry
noun Etymology: Swedish lingon mountain cranberry; akin to Old Norse lyng ling Date: 1920 the fruit of the mountain cranberry; also mountain cranberry
lingua
noun (plural linguae) Etymology: Latin — more at tongue Date: circa 1826 a tongue or an organ resembling a tongue
lingua franca
noun (plural lingua francas or linguae francae) Etymology: Italian, literally, Frankish language Date: 1619 1. often capitalized a common language consisting of Italian mixed ...
lingual
adjective Etymology: Latin lingua Date: 1650 1. a. of, relating to, or resembling the tongue b. lying near or next to the tongue; especially relating to or being the ...
lingually
adverb see lingual
Linguetta, Cape
geographical name — see gjuhezes (Cape)
linguica
or linguiça; also linguisa noun Etymology: Portuguese linguiça Date: 1953 a spicy Portuguese sausage
linguiça
noun see linguica
linguine
or linguini noun Etymology: Italian, plural of linguina, diminutive of lingua tongue, from Latin Date: circa 1948 narrow flat pasta
linguini
noun see linguine
linguisa
noun see linguica
linguist
noun Etymology: Latin lingua language, tongue Date: 1591 1. a person accomplished in languages; especially one who speaks several languages 2. a person who specializes in ...
linguistic
also linguistical adjective Date: 1828 of or relating to language or linguistics • linguistically adverb
linguistic atlas
noun Date: 1923 a publication containing a set of maps on which speech variations are recorded — called also dialect atlas
linguistic form
noun Date: 1921 a meaningful unit of speech (as a morpheme, word, or sentence) — called also speech form
linguistic geographer
noun see linguistic geography
linguistic geography
noun Date: 1926 local or regional variations of a language or dialect studied as a field of knowledge — called also dialect geography • linguistic geographer noun
linguistical
adjective see linguistic
linguistically
adverb see linguistic
linguistician
noun Date: 1895 linguist 2
linguistics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1837 the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language
liniment
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin linimentum, from Latin linere to smear — more at lime Date: 15th century a liquid or semiliquid preparation that is applied ...
lining
noun Date: 14th century 1. material that lines or that is used to line especially the inner surface of something (as a garment) 2. the act or process of providing something ...
link
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hlekkr chain; akin to Old English hlanc lank Date: 15th century 1. a connecting structure: as ...
linkage
noun Date: 1874 1. the manner or style of being united: as a. the manner in which atoms or radicals are linked in a molecule b. bond 3c 2. the quality or state of ...
linkage group
noun Date: 1921 a set of linked genes at different loci on the same chromosome
linkboy
noun Date: 1652 an attendant formerly employed to bear a light for a person on the streets at night
linked
adjective Date: 15th century 1. marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage 2. having or provided with links
linker
noun see link II
linking verb
noun Date: 1923 a word or expression (as a form of be, become, feel, or seem) that links a subject with its predicate
Linklater
biographical name Eric 1899-1974 British writer
linkman
noun Date: 1716 1. linkboy 2. British a broadcasting moderator or anchorman
Linköping
geographical name city SE Sweden population 126,377
links
noun plural Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hlincas, plural of hlinc ridge; akin to Old English hlanc lank Date: 15th century 1. Scottish sand hills especially ...
linksland
noun Date: 1926 seaside terrain that is characterized by rolling hills of sand and is often used as the site of golf courses
linksman
noun Date: 1937 one who plays golf
linkup
noun Date: 1945 1. establishment of contact ; meeting 2. a. something that serves as a linking device or factor b. a functional whole resulting from the linking up ...
Linlithgow
I. biographical name Marquis of — see hope II. geographical name 1. (or Linlithgowshire) — see West Lothian 2 2. burgh SE Scotland W of Edinburgh population 9524
Linlithgowshire
I. geographical name see West Lothian 2 II. geographical name see Linlithgow II, 1
linn
noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic linne pool Date: 1513 1. chiefly Scottish waterfall 2. chiefly Scottish precipice
Linnaean
or Linnean adjective Etymology: Carolus Linnaeus Date: 1753 of, relating to, or following the systematic methods of the Swedish botanist Linnaeus who established the system ...
Linnaeus
biographical name Carolus 1707-1778 Swedish Carl von Linné Swedish botanist
Linnean
adjective see Linnaean
linnet
noun Etymology: Middle French linette, from lin flax, from Latin linum; from its feeding on flax seeds Date: circa 1530 a common small brownish Old World finch (Acanthis ...
Linnhe, Loch
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic on W coast of Scotland extending NE from head of Firth of Lorn
lino
noun (plural linos) Date: 1907 chiefly British linoleum
linocut
noun Date: 1907 a print made from a design cut into a mounted piece of linoleum
linoleate
noun Date: circa 1865 a salt or ester of linoleic acid
linoleic acid
noun Etymology: Greek linon flax + International Scientific Vocabulary oleic (acid) Date: 1857 a liquid unsaturated fatty acid C18H32O2 found especially in semidrying oils ...
linolenic acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from linoleic Date: 1887 a liquid unsaturated fatty acid C18H30O2 found especially in drying oils (as linseed ...
linoleum
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Latin linum flax + oleum oil — more at oil Date: 1878 1. a floor covering made by laying on a burlap or canvas backing a mixture ...
Linotype
trademark — used for a typesetting machine that produces each line of type in the form of a solid metal slug
linsang
noun Etymology: Javanese lingsang Date: 1821 either of two small nocturnal chiefly forest-dwelling viverrid Asian mammals (Prionodon pardicolor and P. linsang) having an ...
linseed
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līnsǣd, from līn flax + sǣd seed — more at linen Date: before 12th century flaxseed
linseed oil
noun Date: 15th century a yellowish drying oil obtained from flaxseed and used especially in paint, varnish, printing ink, and linoleum
linsey-woolsey
noun Etymology: Middle English lynsy wolsye Date: 15th century a coarse sturdy fabric of wool and linen or cotton
linstock
noun Etymology: Dutch lontstok, from lont match + stok stick Date: 1575 a staff having a pointed foot (as for sticking into the ground) and a forked tip and formerly used to ...
lint
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a. a soft fleecy material made from linen usually by scraping b. fuzz consisting especially of fine ravelings and ...
lintel
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French *lintel, alteration of linter threshold, from Late Latin limitaris, from Latin, constituting a boundary, from limit-, limes ...
linter
noun Date: circa 1889 1. a machine for removing linters 2. plural the fuzz of short fibers that adheres to cottonseed after ginning
lintless
adjective see lint
lintwhite
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English lynkwhyt, by folk etymology from Old English līnetwige Date: 1513 linnet
linty
adjective see lint
liny
adjective see line I
Linz
geographical name city N Austria on the Danube population 203,044
linzer torte
noun Usage: often capitalized L Etymology: German, literally, Linz torte Date: 1906 a baked buttery torte made with chopped almonds, sugar, and spices and filled with jam ...
lion
noun (plural lions) Etymology: Middle English lioun, from Anglo-French leun, lion, from Latin leon-, leo, from Greek leōn Date: 12th century 1. a. or plural lion a large ...
lion's den
noun Date: 1680 a place or state of extreme disadvantage, antagonism, or hostility
lion's share
noun Date: 1742 the largest portion
Lion, Gulf of
or French Golfe du Lion geographical name arm of the Mediterranean on S coast of France
lioness
noun Date: 14th century a female lion
lionfish
noun Date: circa 1907 any of several scorpaenid fishes (genus Pterois) of the Indian Ocean and the tropical Pacific that are brilliantly striped and barred with elongated ...
lionhearted
adjective Date: 1616 courageous, brave
lionise
British variant of lionize
lionization
noun see lionize
lionize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1809 1. to treat as an object of great interest or importance 2. British to show the sights of a place to • lionization noun • ...
lionizer
noun see lionize
lionlike
adjective see lion
Liotard
biographical name Jean-Étienne 1702-1789 Swiss painter
lip
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lippa; akin to Old High German leffur lip and probably to Latin labium, labrum lip Date: before 12th century 1. either of ...
lip service
noun Date: 1644 an avowal of advocacy, adherence, or allegiance expressed in words but not backed by deeds — usually used with pay
lip sync
noun see lip-synch
lip-
or lipo- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from lipos — more at leave fat ; fatty tissue ; fatty
lip-lock
noun Date: 1979 a long amorous kiss
lip-read
verb (lip-read; lip-reading) Date: 1874 transitive verb to understand by lipreading intransitive verb to use lipreading • lip-reader noun
lip-reader
noun see lip-read
lip-sync
verb see lip-synch
lip-syncer
noun see lip-synch
lip-synch
or lip-sync verb Date: circa 1961 transitive verb to pretend to sing or say in synchronization with recorded sound intransitive verb to lip-synch something • lip ...
lip-syncher
noun see lip-synch
lipa
noun (plural lipa; also lipe) Etymology: Serbo-Croatian (nominative plural lipe, genitive plural lipā), literally, linden tree Date: 1993 — see kuna at money table
Lipara
geographical name see Lipari
Lipari
or ancient Lipara geographical name island, chief of the Lipari Islands
Lipari Islands
or Italian Isole Eolie geographical name islands Italy in SE Tyrrhenian Sea off NE Sicily area about 45 square miles (117 square kilometers) — see Stromboli
lipase
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 an enzyme that hydrolyzes glycerides
Lipchitz
biographical name Jacques 1891-1973 American (Latvian-born) sculptor
Lipetsk
geographical name city SW central Russia in Europe N of Voronezh population 464,000
lipid
also lipide noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1912 any of various substances that are soluble in nonpolar organic solvents (as chloroform and ether), ...
lipide
noun see lipid
lipidic
adjective see lipid
Lipizzan
or Lipizzaner; also Lippizan or Lippizaner noun Etymology: German Lipizzaner, Lippizaner, from Lipizza, Lippiza, former site of the Austrian Imperial Stud near Trieste, Italy ...
Lipizzaner
noun see Lipizzan
lipless
adjective see lip I

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