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Labor Tweet Definition of Labor Like Definition of Labor on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Australia) The w:Australian Labor Party, Australian Labor Party.
laryngology Tweet Definition of laryngology Like Definition of laryngology on Facebook
noun
  1. The branch of physiology dealing with the larynx and its disorders.
laryngoscope Tweet Definition of laryngoscope Like Definition of laryngoscope on Facebook
noun
  1. an endoscope used for viewing the interior of the larynx
lazaretto Tweet Definition of lazaretto Like Definition of lazaretto on Facebook
noun
  1. A medical facility specializing in the care for contagious patients.
  2. A ship or building used for quarantine.
  3. (nautical) An area on some merchant ships where provisions are stored.
leprosarium Tweet Definition of leprosarium Like Definition of leprosarium on Facebook
noun
  1. a hospital for the treatment of leprosy
leptin Tweet Definition of leptin Like Definition of leptin on Facebook
noun
  1. (hormone) A protein hormone produced in adipose tissue; it plays a role in regulating appetite and metabolism.
Lesbian Tweet Definition of Lesbian Like Definition of Lesbian on Facebook
noun
  1. An inhabitant of Lesbos
  2. A homosexual woman.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to the island of Lesbos.
  2. (used of women) Homosexual.
lightening Tweet Definition of lightening Like Definition of lightening on Facebook
verb
  1. (present participle of, lighten)
lithology Tweet Definition of lithology Like Definition of lithology on Facebook
noun (plural lithologies)
  1. The study of rocks, with particular emphasis on their description and classification.
  2. The general composition of a rock or rock sequence.
local Tweet Definition of local Like Definition of local on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who lives nearby.
It's easy to tell the locals from the tourists.
  1. A branch of a an nationwide organization such as a trade union.
I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.
  1. (rail transport) A train that stops at all, or almost all, stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones.
The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.
  1. One's nearest or regularly frequented public house or bar.
adjective
  1. From or in a nearby location
We prefer local produce.
loop Tweet Definition of loop Like Definition of loop on Facebook
noun
  1. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
  2. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
  3. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
  4. A complete circuit for an electric current.
  5. (computing) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
  6. (graph theory) A pair of repeated nodes of an oriented graph represented as an arrow with coinciding endpoints.
  7. A loop-shaped intrauterine device
  8. a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane
love Tweet Definition of love Like Definition of love on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) An intense feeling of affection and care towards another person.
A mother"s is not easily shaken.
  1. (uncountable) A deep or abiding liking for something.
My of cricket knows no bounds.
  1. (uncountable) A profound and caring attraction towards someone.
Your is the most important thing in my life.
  1. (uncountable) A condition in which the happiness of another is essential to one's own happiness. (Paraphrased from a definition offered by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_A._Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein, in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stranger_in_a_Strange_Land Stranger in a Strange Land, 1961)
  2. (countable) The object of one"s romantic feelings; a darling or sweetheart
I met my by the gasworks wall.
  1. (colloquial) A term of address, regardless of feelings.
Hello, , how can I help you?
  1. (context, racquet sports) zero, no score.
So that"s fifteen- to Kournikova.
verb (lov, ing)
  1. (transitive) To have a strong affection for.
  2. (transitive) To need, thrive on.
Mold loves moist, dark places.
  1. (transitive) (colloquial) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of like.
I walking barefoot on wet grass.
I'd to join the team.
  1. (transitive) To care deeply about.
"You shall the Lord your God with your whole heart, and your whole mind, and your whole soul; you shall your neighbor as yourself."
  1. (transitive) To lust for.
  2. (transitive) (euphemistic) To sex, have sex with, (perhaps from make love.)
I wish I could her all night long.
lying-in Tweet Definition of lying-in Like Definition of lying-in on Facebook
noun (Plural:lying-ins or lyings-in)
  1. the final stages of pregnancy
adjective
  1. of, or relating to childbirth
lysis Tweet Definition of lysis Like Definition of lysis on Facebook
noun
  1. (chemistry) disintegration or destruction of cells
  2. (medicine) gradual recovery from disease.
Labor Tweet Definition of Labor Like Definition of Labor on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Australia) The w:Australian Labor Party, Australian Labor Party.
laryngology Tweet Definition of laryngology Like Definition of laryngology on Facebook
noun
  1. The branch of physiology dealing with the larynx and its disorders.
laryngoscope Tweet Definition of laryngoscope Like Definition of laryngoscope on Facebook
noun
  1. an endoscope used for viewing the interior of the larynx
lazaretto Tweet Definition of lazaretto Like Definition of lazaretto on Facebook
noun
  1. A medical facility specializing in the care for contagious patients.
  2. A ship or building used for quarantine.
  3. (nautical) An area on some merchant ships where provisions are stored.
leprosarium Tweet Definition of leprosarium Like Definition of leprosarium on Facebook
noun
  1. a hospital for the treatment of leprosy
leptin Tweet Definition of leptin Like Definition of leptin on Facebook
noun
  1. (hormone) A protein hormone produced in adipose tissue; it plays a role in regulating appetite and metabolism.
Lesbian Tweet Definition of Lesbian Like Definition of Lesbian on Facebook
noun
  1. An inhabitant of Lesbos
  2. A homosexual woman.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to the island of Lesbos.
  2. (used of women) Homosexual.
lightening Tweet Definition of lightening Like Definition of lightening on Facebook
verb
  1. (present participle of, lighten)
lithology Tweet Definition of lithology Like Definition of lithology on Facebook
noun (plural lithologies)
  1. The study of rocks, with particular emphasis on their description and classification.
  2. The general composition of a rock or rock sequence.
local Tweet Definition of local Like Definition of local on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who lives nearby.
It's easy to tell the locals from the tourists.
  1. A branch of a an nationwide organization such as a trade union.
I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.
  1. (rail transport) A train that stops at all, or almost all, stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones.
The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.
  1. One's nearest or regularly frequented public house or bar.
adjective
  1. From or in a nearby location
We prefer local produce.
loop Tweet Definition of loop Like Definition of loop on Facebook
noun
  1. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
  2. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
  3. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
  4. A complete circuit for an electric current.
  5. (computing) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
  6. (graph theory) A pair of repeated nodes of an oriented graph represented as an arrow with coinciding endpoints.
  7. A loop-shaped intrauterine device
  8. a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane
love Tweet Definition of love Like Definition of love on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) An intense feeling of affection and care towards another person.
A mother"s is not easily shaken.
  1. (uncountable) A deep or abiding liking for something.
My of cricket knows no bounds.
  1. (uncountable) A profound and caring attraction towards someone.
Your is the most important thing in my life.
  1. (uncountable) A condition in which the happiness of another is essential to one's own happiness. (Paraphrased from a definition offered by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_A._Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein, in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stranger_in_a_Strange_Land Stranger in a Strange Land, 1961)
  2. (countable) The object of one"s romantic feelings; a darling or sweetheart
I met my by the gasworks wall.
  1. (colloquial) A term of address, regardless of feelings.
Hello, , how can I help you?
  1. (context, racquet sports) zero, no score.
So that"s fifteen- to Kournikova.
verb (lov, ing)
  1. (transitive) To have a strong affection for.
  2. (transitive) To need, thrive on.
Mold loves moist, dark places.
  1. (transitive) (colloquial) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of like.
I walking barefoot on wet grass.
I'd to join the team.
  1. (transitive) To care deeply about.
"You shall the Lord your God with your whole heart, and your whole mind, and your whole soul; you shall your neighbor as yourself."
  1. (transitive) To lust for.
  2. (transitive) (euphemistic) To sex, have sex with, (perhaps from make love.)
I wish I could her all night long.
lying-in Tweet Definition of lying-in Like Definition of lying-in on Facebook
noun (Plural:lying-ins or lyings-in)
  1. the final stages of pregnancy
adjective
  1. of, or relating to childbirth
lysis Tweet Definition of lysis Like Definition of lysis on Facebook
noun
  1. (chemistry) disintegration or destruction of cells
  2. (medicine) gradual recovery from disease.

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