verb (leans, leaning, leant or leaned)
adjective (lean, er)
- To hang outwards.
- To press against.
- (context, of a person) slim; not fleshy.
- (context, of meat) having little fat.
- Having little extra or little to spare.
- a budget
- Of a fuel-air mixture, having more air than is necessary to burn all of the fuel; more air- or oxygen- rich than necessary for a stoichiometric reaction.
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