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Liberal Democrat
➡ Liberal Democratic Party * * *
Liberal Democratic Party
(also the Liberal Democrats, also infml the Lib Dems) the third largest British political party. It was formed in 1988 when the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party ...
Liberal Democrats
➡ Liberal Democratic Party * * * ▪ political party, United Kingdom Introduction       British political party founded in 1988 through a merger of the Liberal Party ...
liberal education
1. an education based primarily on the liberal arts, emphasizing the development of intellectual abilities as opposed to the acquisition of professional skills. 2. wide ...
Liberal Front Party
▪ political party, Brazil Portuguese  Partido da Frente Liberal        centre-right Brazilian political party that supports free-market policies.       Founded ...
Liberal Judaism.
See Reform Judaism. [1895-1900] * * *
Liberal party
a political party in Great Britain, formed about 1830 as a fusion of Whigs and Radicals and constituting one of the dominant British parties in the 19th and early part of the ...
Liberal Party of Australia
▪ political party, Australia       one of the major Australian political parties. In its current form it was founded in 1944–45 by Robert Gordon Menzies (Menzies, Sir ...
Liberal Party of Canada
One of the two major Canadian political parties. It originated in two reformist opposition groups, Rouges and Clear Grits, that emerged in the mid-19th century in what are now ...
Liberal Republican Party
▪ political party, United States       insurgent reform wing of the U.S. Republican Party that challenged what it considered the corruption of President Ulysses S. ...
Liberal-Democratic Party (LDP)
Japan's largest political party, which held power almost continuously from its formation in 1955 until 1993. It was created through the amalgamation and transformation of ...
Liberal-Democratic Party of Japan
▪ political party, Japan Introduction Japanese  Jiyū-Minshutō        Japan's largest political party, which has held power almost continuously since its formation ...
liberalarts
liberal arts pl.n. 1. Academic disciplines, such as languages, literature, history, philosophy, mathematics, and science, that provide information of general cultural concern: ...
Liberale da Verona
▪ Italian artist also called  Liberale di Jacopo dalla Brava   born c. 1445, Verona, Republic of Venice [Italy] died 1526/29, Verona       early Renaissance artist, ...
Liberalia
/lib'euh ray"lee euh, -rayl"yeuh/, n. (sometimes used with a pl. v.) an ancient Roman festival held annually in honor of Liber and Libera. * * *
liberalism
—liberalist, n., adj. —liberalistic, adj. /lib"euhr euh liz'euhm, lib"reuh-/, n. 1. the quality or state of being liberal, as in behavior or attitude. 2. a political or ...
liberalism, theological
School of religious thought characterized by concern with inner motivation as opposed to external controls. It was set in motion in the 17th century by René Descartes, who ...
liberalist
See liberalism. * * *
liberalistic
See liberalist. * * *
liberality
/lib'euh ral"i tee/, n., pl. liberalities. 1. the quality or condition of being liberal in giving; generosity; bounty. 2. a liberal gift. 3. breadth of mind. 4. broadness or ...
liberalization
See liberalize. * * *
liberalize
—liberalization, n. —liberalizer, n. /lib"euhr euh luyz', lib"reuh-/, v.t., v.i., liberalized, liberalizing. to make or become liberal. Also, esp. Brit., ...
liberalizer
See liberalization. * * *
liberally
See liberal. * * *
liberalness
See liberally. * * *
Liberals
➡ Liberal Party * * *
liberate
—liberative, liberatory /lib"euhr euh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. —liberator, n. /lib"euh rayt'/, v.t., liberated, liberating. 1. to set free, as from imprisonment or ...
liberatingly
See liberate. * * *
liberation
—liberationist, n. /lib'euh ray"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of liberating or the state of being liberated. 2. the act or fact of gaining equal rights or full social or economic ...
liberation theology
a 20th-century Christian theology, emphasizing the Biblical and doctrinal theme of liberation from oppression, whether racial, sexual, economic, or political. [1970-75] * * ...
Liberation Tigers
▪ 1999       Formed in 1972, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), with an estimated strength in 1998 of about 9,000 guerrillas, had fought since 1983 to ...
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
or Tamil Tigers Guerrilla organization seeking to establish an independent Tamil state in northern and eastern Sri Lanka. Formed in 1972, it is considered one of the world's ...
Liberation, Union of
▪ Russian political group Russian  Soyuz Osvobozhdeniya        first major liberal political group in Russia. The Union was founded in St. Petersburg in January 1904 ...
liberationist
See liberation. * * *
liberationtheologian
See liberation theology. * * *
liberationtheology
liberation theology n. A school of theology, especially prevalent in the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America, that finds in the Gospel a call to free people from political, ...
Liberator
/lib"euh ray'teuhr/, n. a four-engined heavy bomber widely used over Europe and the Mediterranean by the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. Symbol: B-24 [ < L liberator, equiv. ...
Liberator, The
▪ American newspaper  weekly newspaper of abolitionist crusader William Lloyd Garrison (Garrison, William Lloyd) for 35 years (Jan. 1, 1831–Dec. 29, 1865). It was the most ...
Liberec
/li"be rddets/, n. a city in the NW Czech Republic. 104,000. German, Reichenberg. * * * ▪ Czech Republic German  Reichenberg        city, northwestern Czech ...
Liberia
—Liberian, adj., n. /luy bear"ee euh/, n. a republic in W Africa: founded by freed American slaves 1822. 2,602,068; ab. 43,000 sq. mi. (111,000 sq. km). Cap.: Monrovia. * * ...
Liberia, flag of
▪ Flag History       horizontally striped national flag with six red stripes and five white stripes and a blue canton bearing a white star. The width-to-length ratio ...
Liberian
See Liberia. * * *
Liberius
/luy bear"ee euhs/, n. died A.D. 366, pope 352-366. * * * ▪ pope born , Rome [Italy] died September 24, 366, Rome       pope from 352 to 366. He was elected on May 17, ...
Liberman, Alexander
▪ 2000       Russian-born artist and editor (b. Sept. 4, 1912, Kiev, Ukraine Russian Empire—d. Nov. 19, 1999, Miami Beach, Fla.), was the legendary editorial director ...
libertarian
—libertarianism, n. /lib'euhr tair"ee euhn/, n. 1. a person who advocates liberty, esp. with regard to thought or conduct. 2. a person who maintains the doctrine of free will ...
Libertarian Party
▪ political party, United States       U.S. political party devoted to the principles of libertarianism. It supports the rights of individuals to exercise virtual sole ...
libertarianism
See libertarian. * * * Political philosophy that stresses personal liberty. Libertarians believe that individuals should have complete freedom of action, provided their actions ...
Libertas
/li berr"teuhs/, n. the ancient Roman personification of liberty. * * * ▪ Roman religion       in Roman religion, female personification of liberty and personal ...
liberté
liberté or égalité or fraternité [lē ber tā′ ā gȧ lē tā′ frȧ ter nē tā′] 〚Fr〛 liberty, equality, fraternity: the motto of the French Revolution of 1789 * * ...
liberté, égalité, fraternité
/lee berdd tay", ay gann lee tay", frddann terdd nee tay"/, French. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: motto of the French Revolution. * * *
liberticide
—liberticidal, adj. /li berr"teuh suyd'/, n. 1. destruction of liberty. 2. a person who destroys liberty. [1785-95; LIBERTY + -CIDE] * * *
libertinage
lib·er·tin·age (lĭbʹər-tē'nĭj) n. Libertinism. * * *
libertine
/lib"euhr teen', -tin/, n. 1. a person who is morally or sexually unrestrained, esp. a dissolute man; a profligate; rake. 2. a freethinker in religious matters. 3. a person freed ...
libertinism
/lib"euhr tee niz'euhm, -ti-/, n. libertine practices or habits of life; disregard of authority or convention in sexual or religious matters. Also, libertinage. [1605-15; ...
liberty
/lib"euhr tee/, n., pl. liberties. 1. freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control. 2. freedom from external or foreign rule; independence. 3. freedom from control, ...
Liberty
/lib"euhr tee/, n. a town in W Missouri. 16,251. * * * (as used in expressions) civil liberty Liberty Party Liberty Sons of personal liberty laws Statue of Liberty National ...
Liberty Bell
the bell of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, rung on July 8, 1776, to announce the adoption of the Declaration of Independence; since then a national symbol of liberty: moved ...
Liberty bond
a single Liberty loan bond. [1915-20] * * *
Liberty Bonds
n [pl] a special issue of US government bonds (= official papers that are sold with the promise to pay the money back, with interest, on a certain date). Liberty Bonds were sold ...
liberty cap
a soft, conical cap given to a freed slave in ancient Rome at manumission of his servitude, used as a symbol of liberty, esp. since the 18th century. Cf. Phrygian ...
Liberty Island
a small island in upper New York Bay: site of the Statue of Liberty. Formerly, Bedloe's Island. * * * ▪ island, New York, United States formerly (until 1956)  Bedloe's ...
Liberty loan
any of the five bond issues of the U.S. government floated in World War I. * * *
liberty of speech.
See freedom of speech. * * *
liberty of the press.
See freedom of the press. [1760-70] * * *
Liberty party
U.S. Hist. the first antislavery political party, organized in 1839 and merged with the Free Soil party in 1848. * * * (1840–48) U.S. political party formed by a splinter ...
liberty pole
1. Also called liberty tree. Amer. Hist. a pole or tree, often with a liberty cap or a banner at the top, usually located on a village green or in a market square, used by the ...
Liberty ship
a slow cargo ship built in large numbers for the U.S. merchant marine during World War II and having a capacity of about 11,000 deadweight tons. * * *
Liberty, Sons of
Organization of American colonists formed in 1765 to oppose the Stamp Act. The name was taken from a speech by Isaac Barré in the British Parliament that referred to American ...
Liberty, Statue of
▪ monument, New York City, New York, United States formally  Liberty Enlightening the World    colossal statue on Liberty Island in the Upper New York Bay, U.S., ...
libertycap
liberty cap n. A brimless, limp, conical cap fitting snugly around the head and given to a slave in ancient Rome upon manumission. It was used as a symbol of liberty by the ...
LibertyIsland
Lib·er·ty Island (lĭbʹər-tē) Formerly Bed·loe's Island (bĕdʹlōz). An island of southeast New York in Upper New York Bay southwest of Manhattan. The Statue of Liberty ...
Libertyville
/lib"euhr tee vil'/, n. a town in NE Illinois. 16,520. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       village, Lake county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. Lying on the Des ...
Liberty’s
➡ Liberty * * *
liberum veto
/lib"euhr euhm, lee"beuhr-/ a veto exercised by a single member of a legislative body whose rules require unanimity. [1785-95; < L liberum, neut. of liber free] * * * ▪ ...
Libeskind, Daniel
▪ 2004       In February 2003 architect Daniel Libeskind triumphed over six other prominent contestants to win one of the most prestigious design competitions ever held, ...
Libi, Abu Yahya al-
▪ 2009 Abu Yahya al-Sahrawi  born c. 1963, Libya       Al-Qaeda strategist Abu Yahya al-Libi emerged during 2008 as one of the top leaders in the new generation of the ...
Libia
It. /lee"byah/, n. Libya. * * *
libidinal
libidinal [li bid′'n əl] adj. of the libido * * * See libido. * * *
libidinally
See libidinal. * * *
libidinize
libidinize [li bid′'nīz΄] vt. libidinized, libidinizing 〚see LIBIDO & -IZE〛 to regard or treat as an area or source of sexual gratification [the skin as a libidinized ...
libidinous
—libidinously, adv. —libidinousness, n. /li bid"n euhs/, adj. 1. full of sexual lust; lustful; lewd; lascivious. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the ...
libidinously
See libidinous. * * *
libidinousness
See libidinously. * * *
libido
—libidinal /li bid"n l/, adj. —libidinally, adv. /li bee"doh/, n., pl. libidos. 1. Psychoanal. all of the instinctual energies and desires that are derived from the id. 2. ...
Libitina
▪ Roman deity       in Roman religion, goddess of funerals (death rite). At her sanctuary in a sacred grove (perhaps on the Esquiline Hill), a piece of money was ...
liblab
liblab or lib-lab [lib′lab΄] Chiefly Brit. adj. of or relating to a coalition of liberal and labor groups, especially in politics n. a person belonging to or supporting such a ...
LiBo
Li Bo (lēʹ bōʹ) See Li Po. * * *
Libourne
▪ France       town, Gironde département, Aquitaine région, southwestern France. Libourne lies northeast of Bordeaux, at the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne ...
libra
libra1 /luy"breuh, lee"-/, n., pl. librae /-bree, -bruy/. the ancient Roman pound (containing 5053 grains or 327.4 grams). [1350-1400; ME < L libra] libra2 /lee"vrddah/, n., pl. ...
Libra
/lee"breuh, luy"-/, n., gen. Librae /-bruy, -bree/ for 1. 1. Astron. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Serpens. 2. Astrol. a. the seventh sign of the ...
Libran
Li·bran (lēʹbrən, līʹ-) n. One who is born under the sign of Libra. * * *
librarian
/luy brair"ee euhn/, n. 1. a person trained in library science and engaged in library service. 2. a person in charge of a library, esp. the chief administrative officer of a ...
Librarians
➡ libraries * * *
Librarians of Congress
▪ Table Librarians of Congress years of service appointed by John J. Beckley (1757–1807) (1802–07) Thomas Jefferson Patrick Magruder (1768–1819) (1807–15) Thomas ...
librarianship
/luy brair"ee euhn ship'/, n. 1. a profession concerned with acquiring and organizing collections of books and related materials in libraries and servicing readers and others ...
libraries
Almost every town in Britain and the US has a public library. Many libraries were built in the 1800s with money given by Andrew Carnegie, a US businessman originally from ...
Libraries and Museums
▪ 2007 Introduction Libraries and museums grappled with ways to attract more patrons during the year, introducing innovative software (Library 2.0), technological wizardry ...
library
/luy"brer'ee, -breuh ree, -bree/, n., pl. libraries. 1. a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, ...
library binding
1. a tough, durable cloth binding for books. Cf. edition binding. 2. the production of books that are bound with library binding. [1900-05] * * *
library card
a card issued by a library to individuals or organizations entitling them or their representatives to borrow materials. Also called borrower's card. [1965-70] * * *
library classification
System of arrangement adopted by a library to enable patrons to locate its materials quickly and easily. Classifications may be natural (e.g., by subject), artificial (e.g., by ...
library edition
1. an edition of a book prepared for library use, esp. with a library binding. 2. a set of books with common subject matter or authorship and uniform physical ...
Library of Congress
one of the major library collections in the world, located in Washington, D.C., and functioning in some ways as the national library of the U.S. although not officially ...
Library of Congress classification
Library Science. a system for classifying books and other materials, using for its notation both letters and numerals to allow for expansion: originally developed at the Library ...
library paste
a white, smooth paste for paper and lightweight cardboard. [1950-55] * * *
library science
the study of the organization and administration of a library and of its technical, informational, and reference services. [1900-05] * * * Principles and practices of library ...
library steps
a folding stepladder, esp. one folding into another piece of furniture, as a table or chair. [1755-65] * * *
library table
a large pedestal writing table or desk. [1735-45] * * *
libraryscience
library science n. The principles, practice, or study of library administration. * * *
librate
/luy"brayt/, v.i., librated, librating. 1. to oscillate or move from side to side or between two points. 2. to remain poised or balanced. [1615-25; < L libratus ptp. of librare. ...
libration
—librational, adj. /luy bray"sheuhn/, n. Astron. a real or apparent oscillatory motion, esp. of the moon. [1595-1605; < L libration- (s. of libratio) a balancing. See LIBRATE, ...
librational
See libration. * * *
libratory
/luy"breuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. oscillatory. [1660-70; LIBRATE + -ORY1] * * *
librettist
/li bret"ist/, n. the writer of a libretto. [1860-65; < It librettista. See LIBRETTO, -IST] * * *
libretto
/li bret"oh/, n., pl. librettos, libretti /-bret"ee/. 1. the text or words of an opera or similar extended musical composition. 2. a book or booklet containing such a ...
Libreville
Fr. /lee brddeuh veel"/, n. a port in and the capital of Gabon, in the W part, on the Gulf of Guinea. 60,000. * * * City (pop., 1993: 362,386), capital of Gabon, located on the ...
libri
/luy"bruy, -bree/; Lat. /li"brddee/, n. pl. of liber2. * * *
libriform
libriform [lī′brə fôrm΄] adj. 〚L liber (gen. libri), inner bark of a tree (see LIBRARY) + -FORM〛 Bot. designating or of wood fibers which are elongated and have simple ...
Librium
/lib"ree euhm/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of chlordiazepoxide. * * *
Libuda, Reinhard
▪ 1997       German association football (soccer) right winger who played with Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund, and the West German national team in the 1960s and early ...
Libya
/lib"ee euh/, n. 1. Anc. Geog. the part of N Africa W of Egypt. 2. Italian, Libia. a republic in N Africa between Tunisia and Egypt: formerly a monarchy 1951-69. 5,648,359; ...
Libya, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of a field of plain green. It has a width-to-length ratio of 1 to 2.       Under Italian colonial rule from 1911 ...
Libyan
/lib"ee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Libya or its inhabitants. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Libya. 3. a Berber language of ancient Libya. [1535-45; LIBY(A) + -AN] * * *
Libyan Desert
a desert in N Africa, in E Libya, W Egypt, and NW Sudan, W of the Nile: part of the Sahara. ab. 650,000 sq. mi. (1,683,500 sq. km). * * * Northeastern portion of the Sahara, ...
LibyanDesert
Libyan Desert A desert of northeast Africa in Egypt, Libya, and Sudan. It is the northeast section of the Sahara Desert. * * *
Licata
▪ Italy       town and Mediterranean port, southern Sicily, Italy, situated at the mouth of the Salso River (ancient Himera Meridionalis), northwest of Ragusa. It lies ...
Licchavi
▪ ancient people also spelled  Lichchhavi        a people of northern India. They settled (6th–5th century BCE) on the north bank of the Ganges (Ganga) River ...
Licchavi era
(с 450–с 750) In Nepal, the period of rule by the Licchavi dynasty. The dynasty originated in India, used Sanskrit as a court language, and issued Indian-style coins. It ...
lice
/luys/, n. pl. of louse. * * *
licence
/luy"seuhns/, n., v.t. licenced, licencing. license. * * *
licence fee
➡ television licence * * *
licensable
See license. * * *
license
—licensable, adj. —licenseless, adj. —licenser; esp. Law, licensor, n. /luy"seuhns/, n., v., licensed, licensing. n. 1. formal permission from a governmental or other ...
license plate
a plate or tag, usually of metal, bearing evidence of official registration and permission, as for the use of a motor vehicle. [1900-05] * * *
license plates
➡ driving * * *
licensed practical nurse
a person who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing and has become licensed to provide basic nursing care under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. ...
licensed vocational nurse
a person with specified training who has become licensed to provide vocational assistance to patients. Abbr.: LVN * * *
licensedpractical nurse
li·censed practical nurse (līʹsənst) n. Abbr. LPN A nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and is licensed by a state to provide routine patient care under the ...
licensedvocational nurse
licensed vocational nurse n. Abbr. LVN A licensed practical nurse in California or Texas. * * *
licensee
/luy'seuhn see"/, n. a person, company, etc., to whom a license is granted or issued. Also, licencee. [1865-70; LICENSE + -EE] * * *
licenseplate
license plate n. A rectangular, usually metal plate that bears a sequence of numbers, letters, or both and is issued by a government to identify an officially registered ...
licenser
licenser [lī′sən sər] n. a person with authority to grant licenses: also sp. Law licensor * * * See licensable. * * *
licensing laws
The sale of alcohol in Britain is strictly controlled by licensing laws. These restrict where, when and by whom alcohol may be sold. In order to open a pub or wine bar the owner ...
licensor
See licensable. * * *
licensure
/luy"seuhn sheuhr, -shoor'/, n. the granting of licenses, esp. to engage in professional practice. [1840-50; LICENSE + -URE] * * *
licentiate
—licentiateship, n. —licentiation, n. /luy sen"shee it, -ayt'/, n. 1. a person who has received a license, as from a university, to practice an art or profession. 2. the ...
licentious
—licentiously, adv. —licentiousness, n. /luy sen"sheuhs/, adj. 1. sexually unrestrained; lascivious; libertine; lewd. 2. unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; ...
licentiously
See licentious. * * *
licentiousness
See licentiously. * * *
licet
/lee"ket/; Eng. /luy"set/, Latin. it is allowed. * * *
lich
/lich/, n. Brit. Obs. 1. the body; the trunk. 2. a dead body; corpse. Also, lych. [bef. 900; ME liche body (alive or dead), OE lic; c. D lijk, G Leiche, ON lik, Goth leik. See ...
lich gate
a roofed gate to a churchyard under which a bier is set down during a burial service to await the coming of the clergyman. Also, lych gate. Also called resurrection ...
lich stone
a large stone on which to rest a coffin momentarily at the entrance to a cemetery. [1860-65] * * *
lichee
/lee"chee/, n. litchi. * * *
lichen
—lichenization, n. —lichenlike, adj. /luy"keuhn/, n. 1. any complex organism of the group Lichenes, composed of a fungus in symbiotic union with an alga and having a ...
lichenic acid
/luy ken"ik/, Chem. See fumaric acid. [1830-40; LICHEN + -IC] * * *
lichenification
/luy ken'euh fi kay"sheuhn/, n. Med. 1. a leathery hardening of the skin, usually caused by chronic irritation. 2. a patch of skin so hardened. [1890-95; LICHEN + -I- + ...
lichenin
/luy"keuh nin/, n. Chem. a white, gelatinous, polysaccharide starch, (C6H10O5)n, obtained from various lichens. [1830-40; LICHEN + -IN2] * * *
lichenologist
See lichenology. * * *
lichenology
lichenology [lī΄kən äl′ə jē] n. the study of lichens * * * li·chen·ol·o·gy (lī'kə-nŏlʹə-jē) n. The branch of biology that deals with the study of ...
lichenous
/luy"keuh neuhs/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a lichen. 2. covered with lichens. [1815-25; LICHEN + -OUS] * * *
Lichfield
/lich"feeld'/, n. a town in SE Staffordshire, in central England, N of Birmingham: birthplace of Samuel Johnson. 87,700. * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       city and ...
Lichfield, Thomas Patrick John Anson, fifth earl of
▪ 2006  British photographer (b. April 25, 1939, Staffordshire, Eng.—d. Nov. 11, 2005, Oxford, Eng.), was admired for his iconic images of London in the “swinging 1960s” ...
lichgate
lich gate (lĭch) n. Variant of lych-gate. * * *
licht
—lichtly, adv. /likht/, n., adj., v.t., v.i., adv. Scot. light. * * *
Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph
▪ German philosopher and physicist born July 1, 1742, Ober-Ramstadt, near Darmstadt, Hesse [Germany] died Feb. 24, 1799, Göttingen, Hanover       German physicist, ...
Lichtenstein
/lik"teuhn steen'/, n. Roy, 1923-97, U.S. painter and sculptor. * * *
Lichtenstein, Roy
born Oct. 27, 1923, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Sept. 29, 1997, New York City U.S. painter, sculptor, and graphic artist. He at first embraced Abstract Expressionism, but in the ...
Lichtenstein,Roy
Lich·ten·stein (lĭkʹtən-stīn', -stēn'), Roy. 1923-1997. American pop artist best known for his large-scale depictions of comic book panels. * * *
Licinius
I orig. Valerius Licinianus Licinius died 325 Roman emperor (308–324). Born of Illyrian peasant stock, he advanced in the army and in 308 was appointed augustus by his ...
licit
—licitly, adv. /lis"it/, adj. legal; lawful; legitimate; permissible. [1475-85; < L licitus permitted (ptp. of licere); r. earlier licite < MF; see -ITE2] * * *
licitly
See licit. * * *
licitness
See licitly. * * *
lick
—licker, n. /lik/, v.t. 1. to pass the tongue over the surface of, as to moisten, taste, or eat (often fol. by up, off, from, etc.): to lick a postage stamp; to lick an ...
Lick Observatory
the astronomical observatory of the University of California, situated on Mount Hamilton, near San Jose, California, and having a 120-in. (3-m) reflecting telescope and a 36-in. ...
Lick, James
▪ American philanthropist born Aug. 25, 1796, Stumpstown [now Fredericksburg], Pa., U.S. died Oct. 1, 1876, San Francisco       U.S. philanthropist who endowed the ...
licker
See lick. * * *
licker-in
/lik"euhr in"/, n. a roller on a carding machine, esp. the roller that opens the stock as it is fed into the card and transfers the fibers to the main cylinder. Also called ...
lickerish
—lickerishly, adv. —lickerishness, n. /lik"euhr ish/, adj. Archaic. 1. fond of and eager for choice food. 2. greedy; longing. 3. lustful; lecherous. Also, ...
lickerishly
See lickerish. * * *
lickerishness
See lickerishly. * * *
lickety-split
/lik"i tee split"/, adv. Informal. at great speed; rapidly: to travel lickety-split. [1835-45, Amer.; perh. dial. licket rag (for wiping in haste, with one lick) + -Y1 + SPLIT, ...
licking
/lik"ing/, n. 1. Informal. a. a beating or thrashing. b. a reversal or disappointment; defeat or setback. 2. the act of a person or thing that licks. [1350-1400; ME; see LICK, ...
Licking River
River, eastern Kentucky, U.S. It flows about 320 mi (515 km) generally northwest to enter the Ohio River at Covington, Ky. , opposite Cincinnati, Ohio. It courses through an ...
LickingRiver
Lick·ing River (lĭkʹĭng) A river of northeast Kentucky flowing about 515 km (320 mi) northwest to the Ohio River at Covington. * * *
Licklider, Joseph Carl Robnett
born March 11, 1915, St. Louis, Mo., U.S. died June 26, 1990, Arlington, Mass. U.S. scientist. He studied math and physics and received a doctorate in psychology from the ...
lickspittle
/lik"spit'l/, n. a contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady. Also, lickspit. [1620-30; LICK + SPITTLE] * * *
licorice
/lik"euhr ish, lik"rish, lik"euh ris/, n. 1. a Eurasian plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra, of the legume family. 2. the sweet-tasting, dried root of this plant or an extract made from ...
licorice stick
Slang. a clarinet. [1930-35] * * *
licoricestick
licorice stick n. Informal A clarinet. * * *
lictor
—lictorian /lik tawr"ee euhn, -tohr"-/, adj. /lik"teuhr/, n. (in ancient Rome) one of a body of attendants on chief magistrates, who preceded them carrying the fasces and whose ...
lid
/lid/, n., v., lidded, lidding. n. 1. a removable or hinged cover for closing the opening, usually at the top, of a pot, jar, trunk, etc.; a movable cover. 2. an eyelid. 3. a ...
Lida
▪ Belarus       city and centre of Lida rayon (sector), Hrodno oblast (province), Belarus. Lida emerged in the 13th century as a fortified point of the Lithuanian duke ...
lidar
/luy"dahr/, n. Electronics, Optics. a device similar to radar in principle and operation but using infrared laser light instead of radio waves and capable of detecting particles ...
lidded
lidded [lid′id] adj. 1. covered with or as with a lid 2. having (a specified kind of) eyelids [heavy-lidded] * * *
Liddel Hart
/lid"l hahrt"/ Sir Basil (Henry), 1895-1970, English military authority and writer. * * *
Liddell Hart, Sir Basil
▪ British military historian born Oct. 31, 1895, Paris died Jan. 29, 1970, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Eng.       British military historian and strategist known for his ...
Liddell Hart, Sir Basil (Henry)
born Oct. 31, 1895, Paris, France died Jan. 29, 1970, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Eng. British military historian and strategist. He left Cambridge University to join the British ...
Liddell Hart,Sir Basil Henry
Lid·dell Hart (lĭdʹl härtʹ), Sir Basil Henry. 1895-1970. British military authority and an early advocate of both tank and air warfare. * * *
Liddell, Eric
▪ British athlete born Jan. 16, 1902, Tientsin, China died Feb. 21, 1945, Weihsien, China       British runner who won a gold medal in the 400-metre run and a bronze ...
Liddell, Henry George
▪ British lexicographer born Feb. 6, 1811, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, Eng. died Jan. 18, 1898, Ascot, Berkshire  British lexicographer and co-editor of the standard ...
Liddesdale
▪ valley, Scotland, United Kingdom       valley of the Liddel Water, southern Scotland, extending more than 20 miles (32 km) southwest from Peel Fell to the River Esk, ...
Liddon, Henry Parry
▪ British priest born August 20, 1829, North Stoneham, Hampshire, England died September 9, 1890, Weston-super-Mare, Gloucestershire  Anglican priest, theologian, close ...
lidia
/lid"ee euh/; Sp. /lee"dhyah/, n., pl. lidias /lid"ee euhz/; Sp. /lee"dhyahs/. (in bullfighting) one section of a corrida, comprising the action that takes place from the ...
Lidice
/li"dyi tse/; Eng. /lee"deuh chay', lid"euh see/, n. a village in the W Czech Republic: suffered a ruthless reprisal by the Nazis in 1942 for the assassination of a high Nazi ...
Lidköping
▪ Sweden       town, Västra Götaland län (county), southwestern Sweden, at the mouth of the Lidån River on Kinneviken Bay, Lake Vänern (Väner, Lake). It is of ...
lidless
/lid"lis/, adj. 1. (of objects) without a lid. 2. (of eyes) without or as if without lids. 3. watchful, as with unblinking eyes; vigilant. [1515-25; LID + -LESS] * * *
Lidman, Sara
▪ Swedish author in full  Sara Adela Lidman  born Dec. 30, 1923, Missenträsk, Swed. died June 17, 2004, Umeå  novelist, one of the most acclaimed and widely read of the ...
Lidner, Bengt
▪ Swedish poet born March 16, 1757, Göteborg, Swed. died Jan. 4, 1793, Stockholm  Swedish dramatic and epic poet of early Romanticism, noted for his choice of spectacular ...
lido
/lee"doh/, n., pl. lidos. Brit. 1. a fashionable beach resort. 2. a public open-air swimming pool. [1925-30; after the LIDO] * * *
Lido
/lee"doh/; It. /lee"daw/, n. a chain of sandy islands in NE Italy, between the Lagoon of Venice and the Adriatic: resort. * * *
lidocaine
/luy"deuh kayn'/, n. Pharm. a synthetic crystalline powder, C14H22N2O, used as a local anesthetic and also in the management of certain arrhythmias. Also called ...
Lidstrom, Nicklas
▪ 2009 born April 28, 1970, Västerås, Swed.       In his 16th season in the National Hockey League (NHL), Swedish-born Nicklas Lidstrom of the Detroit Red Wings again ...
lie
lie1 /luy/, n., v., lied, lying. n. 1. a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood. 2. something intended or serving to convey a ...
Lie
/lee/, n. 1. Jonas, 1880-1940, U.S. painter, born in Norway. 2. (Marius) Sophus /mah'rddee oos soh"foos/, 1842-99, Norwegian mathematician. 3. Trygve Halvdan /trig"veuh ...
lie detector
a polygraph used to determine changes in certain body activities, as blood pressure, pulse, breathing, and perspiration, the results of which may be interpreted to indicate the ...
Lie group
/lee/, Math. a topological group that is a manifold. [1935-40; after M. S. LIE] * * *
lie of the land
Chiefly Brit. See lay of the land. * * *
Lie, Jonas
▪ Norwegian author born Nov. 6, 1833, Hokksund in Eiker, Nor. died July 5, 1908, Stavern  novelist whose goal was to reflect in his writings the nature, the folk life, and ...
Lie, Jonas (Lauritz Idemil)
born Nov. 6, 1833, Hokksund in Eiker, Nor. died July 5, 1908, Stavern Norwegian novelist. He wrote his first novel, The Visionary or Pictures from Nordland (1870), with his ...
Lie, Sophus
▪ Norwegian mathematician born Dec. 17, 1842, Nordfjordeid, Norway died Feb. 18, 1899, Kristiania  Norwegian mathematician who founded the theory of continuous groups and ...
Lie, Trygve
born July 16, 1896, Kristiania, Nor. died Dec. 30, 1968, Geilo First secretary-general of the United Nations (1946–52). Educated in law at the University of Kristiania ...
Lie, Trygve (Halvdan)
▪ secretary general of UN and Norwegian politician born , July 16, 1896, Kristiania, Nor. died Dec. 30, 1968, Geilo  Norwegian politician and diplomat, the first secretary ...
Lie,Trygve Halvden
Lie (lē), Trygve Halvden. 1896-1968. Norwegian politician and first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946-1953). * * *
lie-abed
/luy"euh bed'/, n. a person who remains in bed until a relatively late hour; late riser. [1755-65] * * *
lie-by
/luy"buy'/, n., pl. lie-bys. Brit. 1. a paved section alongside a highway for automobiles in need of emergency repairs. 2. a railroad siding. [1640-50; n. use of v. phrase lie ...
lie-down
/luy"down'/, n. Chiefly Brit. a nap. [1830-40; n. use of v. phrase lie down] * * *
lie-in
lie-in1 /luy"in'/, n. a protest demonstration in which participants lie down in a public place against regulations and resist being moved. [1960-65; see LIE2, ...
Lieber, David Leo
▪ 2009       Polish-born American rabbi, educator, and intellectual born Feb. 20, 1925, Stryj, Pol. [now Stryy, Ukr. died Dec. 15, 2008, Beverly Hills, Calif. was an ...
Lieber, Francis
▪ American philosopher and jurist original name  Franz Lieber   born March 18, 1798, Berlin died Oct. 2, 1872, New York City       German-born U.S. political ...
Lieberman, Joseph
▪ American politician in full  Joseph Isadore Lieberman  born Feb. 24, 1942, Stamford, Conn., U.S.       American attorney and politician who was a longtime member of ...
Lieberman, Joseph I.
▪ 2001       The announcement on Aug. 7, 2000, that U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut had been chosen by Al Gore (Gore, Albert A., Jr. ) (q.v.) as his vice ...
Liebermann
Ger. /lee"beuhrdd mahn'/, n. 1. Max /mahks/, 1847-1935, German painter and etcher. 2. Rolf /rolf/, born 1910, Swiss composer. * * *
Liebermann, Max
born July 20, 1847, Berlin, Prussia died Feb. 8, 1935, Berlin, Ger. German painter and etcher. The realism and simplicity of his first exhibited painting, Women Plucking Geese ...
Liebermann, Rolf
▪ 2000       Swiss composer and influential opera administrator who was director of the Hamburg (Ger.) Opera from 1959 to 1972 and went on to serve from 1973 to 1980 as ...
Liebfraumilch
/leeb"frow milk', leep"-/; Ger. /leep"frddow milkh'/, n. a white wine produced chiefly in the region of Hesse in Germany. [1825-35; < G, after Liebfrauenstift convent of the ...
Liebig
/lee"bikh/, n. Justus /yoos"toos/, Baron von /feuhn/, 1803-73, German chemist. * * *
Liebig, Justus, Freiherr (baron) von
born May 12, 1803, Darmstadt, Hesse-Darmstadt died April 18, 1873, Munich, Bavaria German chemist. He made many important contributions to the early systematization of organic ...
Liebig, Justus, Freiherr von
▪ German chemist Introduction born May 12, 1803, Darmstadt, Hesse-Darmstadt [Germany] died April 18, 1873, Munich, Bavaria  German chemist who made significant contributions ...
Liebig,Baron Justus von
Lie·big (lēʹbĭg, -bĭKH), Baron Justus von. 1803-1873. German chemist who made a number of contributions to organic chemistry and pioneered laboratory-based scientific ...
Liebknecht
/leep"knekht/, n. 1. Karl /kahrddl/, 1871-1919, German socialist leader. 2. his father, Wilhelm /vil"helm/, 1826-1900, German journalist and political leader. * * *
Liebknecht, Karl
born Aug. 13, 1871, Leipzig, Ger. died Jan. 15, 1919, Berlin German socialist leader. Son of Wilhelm Liebknecht, he became a lawyer and a Marxist. In 1912 he entered the ...
Liebknecht, Wilhelm
born March 29, 1826, Giessen, Hesse died Aug. 7, 1900, Berlin, Ger. German socialist, cofounder of the German Social Democratic Party. Imprisoned for participating in the ...
Liebowitz, Jacob S.
▪ 2001 “Jack”        Ukrainian-born American comic-book publisher (b. Oct. 10, 1900, Proskurov [now Khmelnytskyy], Ukraine—d. Dec. 11, 2000, Great Neck, N.Y.), ...
Liechtenstein
—Liechtensteiner, n. /lik"teuhn stuyn'/; Ger. /likh"teuhn shtuyn'/, n. a small principality in central Europe between Austria and Switzerland: economically linked with ...
Liechtenstein, flag of
▪ Flag History       horizontally divided blue-red national flag with a yellow crown in the upper hoist corner. The flag has a width-to-length ratio of 3 to ...
Liechtensteiner
See Liechtenstein. * * *
lied
lied1 /luyd/, v. pt. and pp. of lie1. lied2 /leed/; Ger. /leet/, n., pl. lieder /lee"deuhr/; Ger. /lee"deuhrdd/. a typically 19th-century German art song characterized by the ...
Liederkranz
/lee"deuhr krahnts', -krants'/ 1. Trademark. a brand of strong, soft milk cheese with a creamy center, made in small rectangular blocks. n. 2. a German choral society or singing ...
liedetector
lie detector n. A polygraph used to detect possible deception during an interrogation. * * *
Liedtke, J Hugh
▪ 2004       American entrepreneur (b. Feb. 10, 1922, Tulsa, Okla.—d. March 28, 2003, Houston, Texas), as longtime CEO of the Pennzoil Co., became known as a takeover ...
lief
—liefly, adv. /leef/, adv. 1. gladly; willingly: I would as lief go south as not. adj. Archaic. 2. willing; desirous. 3. dear; beloved; treasured. [bef. 900; ME leef, OE leof; ...
liege
/leej, leezh/, n. 1. a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service. 2. a feudal vassal or subject. adj. 3. owing primary allegiance and service to a feudal lord. 4. pertaining ...
Liège
/lee ayzh"/; Fr. /lyezh/, n. 1. a city in E Belgium, on the Meuse River: one of the first cities attacked in World War I. 139,333. 2. a province in E Belgium. 1,019,226; 1521 sq. ...
Liège, University of
▪ university, Liège, Belgium French  Université de Liège,         state-financed, partially autonomous coeducational French-language institution of higher learning ...
liegeman
/leej"meuhn, leezh"-/, n., pl. liegemen. 1. a vassal; subject. 2. a faithful follower. [1300-50; ME; see LIEGE, MAN1] * * *
Liegnitz
/leeg"nits/, n. German name of Legnica. * * *
lien
lien1 —lienable, adj. /leen, lee"euhn/, n. Law. the legal claim of one person upon the property of another person to secure the payment of a debt or the satisfaction of an ...
lienable
See lien. * * *
lienectomy
/luy'euh nek"teuh mee/, n., pl. lienectomies. Surg. splenectomy. [LIEN2 + -ECTOMY] * * *
lienholder
/leen"hohl'deuhr/, n. Law. a person who has a lien on particular property. [LIEN + HOLDER] * * *
lienitis
/luy'euh nuy"tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the spleen; splenitis. [1835-45; LIEN2 + -ITIS] * * *
lientery
—lienteric, adj. /luy"euhn ter'ee/, n. Pathol. a form of diarrhea in which the food is discharged undigested or only partly digested. [1540-50; < ML lienteria < Gk leientería, ...
Lienyünkang
Chin. /lyun"yyuun"gahng"/, n. Wade-Giles. Lianyungang. * * *
Lienz
▪ Austria       town, southern Austria, on the Drava (Drau) and Isel rivers at the northern end of the rugged Lienzer Dolomiten. The ruined Aguntum, which is situated ...


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