- (linguistics) a labial consonant
- (music) an organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound
- Of or pertaining to the lips or labia
- (linguistics) articulated by closing the lips, especially of the sounds of b, m and w
- (dentistry) Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.
- (phonetics) articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth
- the incorrect pronunciation of the letter "r" so that it sounds like an "l"
- baby-talk or gibberish
- idiosyncratic pronunciation of certain letters.
- a laryngeal sound, especially a reconstructed phoneme thought to have existed in Proto-Indo-European
- Of or pertaining to a larynx or larynges.
- a lateral pass
- to the side
- IATA airport code for Los Angeles International Airport.
- (context, phonetics) weakly articulated (of a consonant), hence voiced; especially as compared to the others of a group of homorganic consonants.
- (Celtic linguistics) a weakening of articulation, a consonant"s becoming lenis or soft
- communication, Communication between two parties or groups.
- Co-operation, working together.
- A relayer of information between two forces in an army or during war.
- A tryst, romantic meeting.
- (figurative) An illicit sexual relationship or affair.
- (phonetics) a sound articulated with the tongue
- related to the tongue
- related to language or linguistics
- (phonetics) articulated with the tongue
- (dentistry) Of a lower tooth, on the side facing the tongue. See mesial.
- A fundamental state of matter. Liquid is a state between solid and gaseous. A liquid can usually be contained within a glass or a similar container without allowing escape. A liquid can freeze to become a solid or evaporate into a gas.
- (phonetics) An l or r sound.
- Existing in the physical state of a liquid. (Liquid nitrogen)
- (finance) Of an asset, easily sold or disposed of.
- (finance) Of a market, having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.
- 2005: The spot foreign exchange market is the world"s largest and most liquid financial market. With a daily trading volume of over $1.5 trillion, the spot forex market can absorb trading sizes that dwarf the capacity of any other market. — xpresstrade.com http://www.xpresstrade.com/24hour_liquidity.html
- (computing) A computer language named for the term LISt Programming language.
- Something that is low.
- A depressed mood or situation.
- He is in a right now
- (intransitive) To moo.
- The cattle were lowing.
- In a position comparatively close to the ground.
- Small in height.
- depressed, Depressed, sad.
- (transitive) To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down; as, to lower a bucket into a well; to lower a sail or a boat; sometimes, to pull down; as, to lower a flag.
- Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love Down to a silent grave. Tennyson.
- (transitive) To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret.
- (transitive) To depress as to direction; as, to lower the aim of a gun.
- (transitive) To make less elevated as to object; as, to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes.
- (transitive) To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of; as, to lower the temperature of anything; to lower one's vitality; to lower distilled liquors.
- (transitive) To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride.
- (reflexive) (lower oneself) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
- (transitive) To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc.
- (intransitive) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as, the river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
- (intransitive) To decrease in value, amount, etc.
- (comparative of, low, lang=English, POS=adjective)
- relatively unimportant
- The bureacrat couldn't help us and his boss could have but wouldn't.
- not intense
- The radiation released won't kill you immediately, but avoid long term exposure.
- (computing) of, or relating to a program, or to code in which each statement corresponds to a single machine instruction
- The assembler generates code.