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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
L   Dico Tools
The 12th letter of the Roman alphabet


L   Dico Tools
A metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints)


L   Dico Tools
A cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter


L   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the product of ten and five


L   Dico Tools
Being ten more than forty


L'Aquila   Dico Tools
The provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy


L'Enfant   Dico Tools
United States architect (born in France) who laid out the city plan for Washington (1754-1825)


L-dopa   Dico Tools
The levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson''s disease


L-P   Dico Tools
A long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm


L-plate   Dico Tools
A square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner


L-shaped   Dico Tools
Shaped in the form of the letter L


L._M._Montgomery   Dico Tools
Canadian novelist (1874-1942)


L._monocytogenes   Dico Tools
The type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis


L._Ron_Hubbard   Dico Tools
A United States writer of science fiction and founder of Scientology (1911-1986)


L._S._Lowry   Dico Tools
English painter (1887-1976)


La   Dico Tools
The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization


LA   Dico Tools
A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War


La   Dico Tools
A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth


La-di-da   Dico Tools
Affectedly genteel


Laager   Dico Tools
A camp defended by a circular formation of wagons


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Lab   Dico Tools
A workplace for the conduct of scientific research


Laban   Dico Tools
Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958)


Labanotation   Dico Tools
A system of notation for dance movements that uses symbols to represent points on a dancer''s body and the direction of the dancer''s movement and the tempo and the dynamics


Labdanum   Dico Tools
A soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative


Labdanum   Dico Tools
A dark brown to greenish oleoresin that has a fragrant odor and is used as a fixative in perfumes; obtained as a juice from certain rockroses


Label   Dico Tools
Trade name of a company that produces musical recordings; "the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"


Label   Dico Tools
A brief description given for purposes of identification; "the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"


Label   Dico Tools
An identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object


Label   Dico Tools
A radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction


Label   Dico Tools
Distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions


Label   Dico Tools
Distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom


Label   Dico Tools
Pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"


Label   Dico Tools
Assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled''"


Label   Dico Tools
Attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"


Labeled   Dico Tools
Bearing or marked with a label or tag; "properly labeled luggage"


Labelled   Dico Tools
Bearing or marked with a label or tag; "properly labeled luggage"


Labetalol   Dico Tools
Antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)


Labetalol_hydrochloride   Dico Tools
Antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)


Labial   Dico Tools
A consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips


Labial   Dico Tools
Relating to or near the female labium


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Labial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the lips of the mouth; "labial stops"


Labialise   Dico Tools
Pronounce with rounded lips


Labialize   Dico Tools
Pronounce with rounded lips


Labial_artery   Dico Tools
A branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouth


Labial_consonant   Dico Tools
A consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips


Labial_pipe   Dico Tools
Organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip


Labial_stop   Dico Tools
A stop consonant that is produced with the lips


Labial_vein   Dico Tools
A vein draining the lips of the mouth


Labial_vein   Dico Tools
Veins draining the lips of the vulva


Labiatae   Dico Tools
The mints: aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including thyme; sage; rosemary


Labiate   Dico Tools
Having lips or parts that resemble lips


Labia_majora   Dico Tools
The two outer folds of the vulva


Labia_minora   Dico Tools
The two inner folds of the vulva


Labile   Dico Tools
Open to change; liable to change; "an emotionally labile person"


Labile   Dico Tools
(chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown


Labium   Dico Tools
Any of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva


Lablab   Dico Tools
1 species: hyacinth bean


Lablab_purpureus   Dico Tools
Perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pealike flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Do


LABLINK   Dico Tools
A defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness


Labor   Dico Tools
Productive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"


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Labor   Dico Tools
Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"


Labor   Dico Tools
The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913


Labor   Dico Tools
A social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"


Labor   Dico Tools
A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor''s interests and the socialization of key industries


Labor   Dico Tools
An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action especially via labor unions (especially the leaders of this movement)


Labor   Dico Tools
Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"


Labor   Dico Tools
Undergo the efforts of childbirth


Labor   Dico Tools
Strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"


Labor   Dico Tools
Work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"


Labor-intensive   Dico Tools
Requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital; "cottage industries are labor intensive"


Laboratory   Dico Tools
A workplace for the conduct of scientific research


Laboratory   Dico Tools
A region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation; "the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories"; "Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to co


Laboratory_bench   Dico Tools
A workbench in a laboratory


Laboratory_coat   Dico Tools
A light coat worn to protect clothing from substances used while working in a laboratory


Labored   Dico Tools
Requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"


Labored   Dico Tools
Lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating"


Laborer   Dico Tools
Someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor


Laboring   Dico Tools
Doing arduous or unpleasant work; "drudging peasants"; "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton"; "toiling coal miners in the black deeps"


Laborious   Dico Tools
Characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a


Laboriously   Dico Tools
In a laborious manner; "their lives were spent in committee making decisions for others to execute on the basis of data laboriously gathered for them"


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Laboriousness   Dico Tools
The quality of requiring extended effort


Laborsaving   Dico Tools
Designed to replace or conserve human and especially manual labor; "laborsaving devices like washing machines"


Labor_agreement   Dico Tools
Contract between labor and management government wages and benefits and working conditions


Labor_coach   Dico Tools
Assistant (often the father) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes


Labor_contract   Dico Tools
Contract between labor and management government wages and benefits and working conditions


Labor_Day   Dico Tools
First Monday in September in U.S. and Canada


Labor_Department   Dico Tools
The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913


Labor_force   Dico Tools
The source of trained people from which workers can be hired


Labor_leader   Dico Tools
A leader of a labor movement


Labor_market   Dico Tools
The market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers


Labor_movement   Dico Tools
An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action especially via labor unions (especially the leaders of this movement)


Labor_of_love   Dico Tools
Productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation


Labor_organizer   Dico Tools
Someone who enlists workers to join a union


Labor_pain   Dico Tools
Pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during labor


Labor_pains   Dico Tools
A regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth


Labor_Party   Dico Tools
A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor''s interests and the socialization of key industries


Labor_pool   Dico Tools
The source of trained people from which workers can be hired


Labor_resources   Dico Tools
Resources of available manpower


Labor_Secretary   Dico Tools
The position of the head of the Department of Labor; "the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913"


Labor_Secretary   Dico Tools
The person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor; "the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson"


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Labor_union   Dico Tools
An organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job"


Labour   Dico Tools
Productive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"


Labour   Dico Tools
A social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"


Labour   Dico Tools
A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor''s interests and the socialization of key industries


Labour   Dico Tools
Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"


Labour   Dico Tools
Undergo the efforts of childbirth


Labour   Dico Tools
Strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"


Labour   Dico Tools
Work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"


Labour-intensive   Dico Tools
Requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital; "cottage industries are labor intensive"


Laboured   Dico Tools
Requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"


Laboured   Dico Tools
Lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating"


Labourer   Dico Tools
Someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor


Labouring   Dico Tools
Doing arduous or unpleasant work; "drudging peasants"; "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton"; "toiling coal miners in the black deeps"


Labourite   Dico Tools
A member of the British Labour Party


Laboursaving   Dico Tools
Designed to replace or conserve human and especially manual labor; "laborsaving devices like washing machines"


Labour_of_love   Dico Tools
Productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation


Labour_pains   Dico Tools
A regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth


Labour_Party   Dico Tools
A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor''s interests and the socialization of key industries


Labrador   Dico Tools
The mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada


Labrador-Ungava_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea; contains most of Quebec and the mainland part of Newfoundland and Labrador


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Labrador_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea; contains most of Quebec and the mainland part of Newfoundland and Labrador


Labrador_retriever   Dico Tools
Breed originally from Labrador having a short black or golden-brown coat


Labrador_Sea   Dico Tools
An arm of the northern Atlantic between Labrador and southern Greenland


Labrador_tea   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub of eastern North America having white or creamy bell-shaped flowers and dark green hairy leaves used for tea during American Revolution


Labridae   Dico Tools
Wrasses


Labrocyte   Dico Tools
A large connective tissue cell that contains histamine and heparin and serotonin which are released in allergic reactions or in response to injury or inflammation


Labrouste   Dico Tools
French architect who was among the first to use metal construction successfully (1801-1875)


Laburnum   Dico Tools
Flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous


Laburnum_alpinum   Dico Tools
An ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum


Laburnum_anagyroides   Dico Tools
An ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum; often cultivated for Easter decorations


Labyrinth   Dico Tools
Complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost


Labyrinth   Dico Tools
A complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium


Labyrinthian   Dico Tools
Resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity; "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"


Labyrinthine   Dico Tools
Highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by lab


Labyrinthine   Dico Tools
Resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity; "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"


Labyrinthine   Dico Tools
Relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear; "labyrinthine deafness"


Labyrinthine_artery   Dico Tools
A branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth


Labyrinthine_sense   Dico Tools
A sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head


Labyrinthine_vein   Dico Tools
Veins that drain the inner ear


Labyrinthitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting


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Labyrinthodont   Dico Tools
An amphibian of the superorder Labyrinthodontia


Labyrinthodonta   Dico Tools
Extinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth; Devonian through Triassic


Labyrinthodontia   Dico Tools
Extinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth; Devonian through Triassic


Labyrinth_of_Minos   Dico Tools
A vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur


Lab_bench   Dico Tools
A workbench in a laboratory


Lab_coat   Dico Tools
A light coat worn to protect clothing from substances used while working in a laboratory


Lac   Dico Tools
Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax


Laccopetalum   Dico Tools
1 species: giant buttercup


Laccopetalum_giganteum   Dico Tools
Spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus


Lace   Dico Tools
A delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns


Lace   Dico Tools
A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)


Lace   Dico Tools
Add alcohol beverages


Lace   Dico Tools
Spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"


Lace   Dico Tools
Draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"


Lace   Dico Tools
Do lacework; "The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"


Lace   Dico Tools
Make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"


Lace-flower_vine   Dico Tools
Low-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia


Lacebark   Dico Tools
Small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage


Laced   Dico Tools
Trimmed or decorated with lace


Laced   Dico Tools
Closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes"


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Laced   Dico Tools
Having alcohol added; "a cup of brandy-laced coffee"; "he drank too much of the spiked punch"


Laced   Dico Tools
Edged or streaked with color; "white blossoms with purple-laced petals"


Lacelike   Dico Tools
Made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"


Lacepod   Dico Tools
Annual herb having pinnatifid basal leaves and slender racemes of small white flowers followed by one-seeded winged silicles


Lacer   Dico Tools
A workman who laces shoes or footballs or books (during binding)


Lacerate   Dico Tools
Cut or tear irregularly


Lacerate   Dico Tools
Deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks"


Lacerate   Dico Tools
Having edges that are jagged from injury


Lacerate   Dico Tools
Irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves"


Lacerated   Dico Tools
Having edges that are jagged from injury


Laceration   Dico Tools
The act of lacerating


Laceration   Dico Tools
A torn ragged wound


Lacerta   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Lacertidae


Lacerta_agilis   Dico Tools
A common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia


Lacerta_viridis   Dico Tools
A common Eurasian lizard about a foot long


Lacertid   Dico Tools
Old World terrestrial lizard


Lacertidae   Dico Tools
Old World lizards


Lacertid_lizard   Dico Tools
Old World terrestrial lizard


Lacertilia   Dico Tools
True lizards; including chameleons and geckos


Lacertilian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to lizards


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Lacewing   Dico Tools
Any of two families of gauzy-winged insects (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids


Lacewing_fly   Dico Tools
Any of two families of gauzy-winged insects (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids


Lacewood   Dico Tools
Variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree


Lacework   Dico Tools
Work consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric


Lace_bug   Dico Tools
Small bug having body and wings covered with a lacy network of raised lines


Lace_fern   Dico Tools
Small tufted fern of northwestern America


Lace_into   Dico Tools
Hit violently, as in an attack


Lace_making   Dico Tools
Act or process or making tatting or handmade lace


Lace_up   Dico Tools
Draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"


Lachaise   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)


Lachesis   Dico Tools
The Fate who determines the length of the thread of life; identified with Roman Decuma


Lachnolaimus   Dico Tools
A genus of Labridae


Lachnolaimus_maximus   Dico Tools
Large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig''s snout


Lachrymal   Dico Tools
Relating to or located near the organ that produces tears


Lachrymal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to tears


Lachrymal_duct   Dico Tools
Any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands


Lachrymal_gland   Dico Tools
Any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears


Lachrymal_secretion   Dico Tools
Saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball


Lachrymation   Dico Tools
Shedding tears


Lachrymator   Dico Tools
A gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds


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Lachrymatory   Dico Tools
Relating to or prompting tears


Lachrymose   Dico Tools
Showing sorrow


Lacing   Dico Tools
The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows


Lacing   Dico Tools
A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)


Lacing   Dico Tools
A small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage


Laciniate   Dico Tools
Having edges irregularly and finely slashed; "a laciniate leaf"


Lack   Dico Tools
The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"


Lack   Dico Tools
Be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewellery box!"


Lackadaisical   Dico Tools
Idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way; "she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical"; "a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town"- P.G.Wodehouse


Lackadaisical   Dico Tools
Lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"


Lackadaisically   Dico Tools
In an idle and lackadaisical manner; "he was hanging around the house lackadaisically"


Lackey   Dico Tools
A male servant (especially a footman)


Lackey   Dico Tools
A person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage


Lacking(p)   Dico Tools
Inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"


Lacking(p)   Dico Tools
Not existing; "innovation has been sadly lacking"; "character development is missing from the book"


Lackluster   Dico Tools
Lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"


Lackluster   Dico Tools
Lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"


Lacklustre   Dico Tools
Lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"


Lacklustre   Dico Tools
Lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"


Laconia   Dico Tools
An ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus; dominated by Sparta


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Laconian   Dico Tools
A resident of Laconia


Laconic   Dico Tools
Brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes''"; "short and terse and easy to understand"


Laconically   Dico Tools
In a dry laconic manner; "I know that," he said dryly


Laconicism   Dico Tools
Terseness of expression


Laconism   Dico Tools
Terseness of expression


Lacquer   Dico Tools
A hard glossy coating


Lacquer   Dico Tools
A black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish


Lacquer   Dico Tools
Coat with lacquer; "A lacquered box from China"


Lacquerware   Dico Tools
A decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals


Lacquer_tree   Dico Tools
Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained


Lacrimal   Dico Tools
Relating to or located near the organ that produces tears


Lacrimal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to tears


Lacrimal_apparatus   Dico Tools
The structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye


Lacrimal_artery   Dico Tools
An artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead


Lacrimal_bone   Dico Tools
Small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts


Lacrimal_duct   Dico Tools
Any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands


Lacrimal_gland   Dico Tools
Any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears


Lacrimal_sac   Dico Tools
Either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands


Lacrimal_secretion   Dico Tools
Saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball


Lacrimal_vein   Dico Tools
Drains the lacrimal gland; empties into the superior ophthalmic vein


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Lacrimation   Dico Tools
Shedding tears


Lacrimator   Dico Tools
A gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds


Lacrimatory   Dico Tools
Relating to or prompting tears


Lacrosse   Dico Tools
A game invented by American indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents'' goal


Lacrosse_ball   Dico Tools
Ball used in playing lacrosse


Lacrosse_player   Dico Tools
An athlete who plays lacrosse


Lactaid   Dico Tools
Any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose


Lactalbumin   Dico Tools
Albumin occurring in milk


Lactarius   Dico Tools
Large genus of agarics that have white spore and contain a white or milky juice when cut or broken; includes both edible and poisonous species


Lactarius_delicioso   Dico Tools
Edible mushroom


Lactase   Dico Tools
Any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose


Lactase_deficiency   Dico Tools
Congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose


Lactate   Dico Tools
Give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"


Lactating   Dico Tools
Producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows"


Lactation   Dico Tools
Feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast


Lactation   Dico Tools
The production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands


Lactation   Dico Tools
The period following birth during which milk is secreted; "lactation normally continues until weaning"


Lacteal   Dico Tools
Any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct


Lacteal   Dico Tools
Relating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk; "lacteal fluids"; "lacteal organs"


Lactic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey); "lactic acid"; "lactic fermentation"


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Lactic_acid   Dico Tools
A clear odorless hygroscopic syrupy carboxylic acid found in sour milk and in many fruits


Lactiferous_duct   Dico Tools
Ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple


Lactifuge   Dico Tools
Any agent that reduces milk secretion (as given to a woman who not breast feeding)


Lactobacillaceae   Dico Tools
Lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid


Lactobacillus   Dico Tools
Gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria that produce lactic acid especially in milk


Lactobacteriaceae   Dico Tools
Lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid


Lactoflavin   Dico Tools
A B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss


Lactogen   Dico Tools
Any agent that enhances milk production


Lactogenic   Dico Tools
Inducing lactation


Lactogenic_hormone   Dico Tools
Gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition


Lactophrys   Dico Tools
A genus of Ostraciidae


Lactophrys_quadricornis   Dico Tools
Trunkfish having hornlike spines over the eyes


Lactose   Dico Tools
A sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk; "cow''s milk contains about 4.7% lactose"


Lactose_intolerance   Dico Tools
Congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose


Lactosuria   Dico Tools
Presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation


Lactuca   Dico Tools
An herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce


Lactuca_sativa   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown


Lactuca_sativa_asparagina   Dico Tools
Lettuce valued especially for its edible stems


Lactuca_sativa_capitata   Dico Tools
Distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball


Lactuca_sativa_crispa   Dico Tools
Distinguished by leaves having curled or incised leaves forming a loose rosette that does not develop into a compact head


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Lactuca_sativa_longifolia   Dico Tools
Lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves


Lactuca_scariola   Dico Tools
European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States


Lactuca_serriola   Dico Tools
European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States


Lacuna   Dico Tools
An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome


Lacuna   Dico Tools
A blank gap or missing part


Lacustrine   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or living near lakes


Lacy   Dico Tools
Made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"


Lacy   Dico Tools
Having open interstices or resembling a web


Lac_dye   Dico Tools
Scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac


Lac_wax   Dico Tools
A hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol


Lad   Dico Tools
A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)


Lad   Dico Tools
A boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there''s a fellow at the door"; "he''s a likable cuss"


Lad's_love   Dico Tools
Aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe


Ladanum   Dico Tools
A soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative


Ladder   Dico Tools
Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down


Ladder   Dico Tools
A row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"


Ladder   Dico Tools
Ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress; "he climbed the career ladder"


Ladder   Dico Tools
Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"


Ladder-back   Dico Tools
A chair backrest consisting of 2 uprights with connecting slats


Ladder-back   Dico Tools
A chair with a ladder-back


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Ladder-back_chair   Dico Tools
A chair with a ladder-back


Ladder-proof   Dico Tools
(of hosiery) resistant to runs or (in Britain) ladders


Ladder_truck   Dico Tools
A fire engine carrying ladders


Laddie   Dico Tools
A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)


Lade   Dico Tools
Fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"


Lade   Dico Tools
Remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"


Laden   Dico Tools
Fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"


Laden   Dico Tools
Remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"


Laden   Dico Tools
Burdened psychologically or mentally; "laden with grief"; "oppressed by a sense of failure"


Laden   Dico Tools
Filled with a great quantity; "a tray loaded with dishes"; "table laden with food"; "`ladened'' is not current usage"


Ladened   Dico Tools
Filled with a great quantity; "a tray loaded with dishes"; "table laden with food"; "`ladened'' is not current usage"


Ladies'-eardrop   Dico Tools
Erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers


Ladies'-eardrops   Dico Tools
Erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers


Ladies'_man   Dico Tools
A man who takes advantage of women


Ladies'_room   Dico Tools
A woman''s restroom in a public (or semi-public) building


Ladies'_slipper   Dico Tools
Any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden


Ladies'_tobacco   Dico Tools
North American perennial propagated by means of runners


Ladies'_tresses   Dico Tools
An orchid of the genus Spiranthes having slender often twisted spikes of white flowers


Ladin   Dico Tools
A Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Romansh spoken in southeastern Switzerland


Lading   Dico Tools
Goods carried by a large vehicle


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Ladino   Dico Tools
The Spanish dialect spoken by Sephardic Jews but written in the Hebrew script


Ladino   Dico Tools
A person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)


Ladle   Dico Tools
A spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; used to transfer liquids


Ladle   Dico Tools
Remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"


Ladle   Dico Tools
Put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle; "ladle soup into the bowl"


Ladoga   Dico Tools
A lake in northwestern Russia north of St. Petersburg; the largest lake in Europe; drains through the Neva River into the Gulf of Finland


Ladrone_Islands   Dico Tools
A chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521


Lady   Dico Tools
A woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"


Lady   Dico Tools
A woman of the peerage in Britain


Lady   Dico Tools
A polite name for any woman; "a nice lady at the library helped me"


Lady's-eardrop   Dico Tools
Erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers


Lady's-eardrops   Dico Tools
Erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers


Lady's-finger   Dico Tools
Tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus


Lady's_earrings   Dico Tools
North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil


Lady's_laces   Dico Tools
Perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America


Lady's_leek   Dico Tools
Widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers


Lady's_maid   Dico Tools
A maid who is a lady''s personal attendant


Lady's_slipper   Dico Tools
Any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden


Lady's_smock   Dico Tools
A bitter cress of Europe and America


Lady's_thistle   Dico Tools
Tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America


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Lady's_tobacco   Dico Tools
North American perennial propagated by means of runners


Lady's_tresses   Dico Tools
An orchid of the genus Spiranthes having slender often twisted spikes of white flowers


Lady-in-waiting   Dico Tools
A lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess


Lady-of-the-night   Dico Tools
West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers


Lady-slipper   Dico Tools
Any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden


Ladybeetle   Dico Tools
Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


Ladybird   Dico Tools
Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


Ladybird_beetle   Dico Tools
Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


Ladybug   Dico Tools
Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


Ladyfinger   Dico Tools
Small finger-shaped sponge cake


Ladyfish   Dico Tools
Game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller


Ladylike   Dico Tools
Befitting a woman of good breeding; "ladylike manners"


Ladylikeness   Dico Tools
Behavior befitting a lady


Ladylove   Dico Tools
A beloved lady


Ladyship   Dico Tools
A title used to address any peeress except a duchess; "Your Ladyship"; "Her Ladyship"


Lady_beetle   Dico Tools
Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


Lady_chapel   Dico Tools
A small chapel in a church; dedicated to the Virgin Mary


Lady_crab   Dico Tools
Brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States


Lady_Day   Dico Tools
A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland


Lady_Diana_Frances_Spencer   Dico Tools
English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles; her death in an automobile accident in Paris produced intense national mourning (1961-1997)


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Lady_Emma_Hamilton   Dico Tools
English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)


Lady_fern   Dico Tools
Most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage


Lady_friend   Dico Tools
A girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved; "his girlfriend kicked him out"


Lady_Godiva   Dico Tools
According to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)


Lady_Jane_Grey   Dico Tools
Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)


Lady_killer   Dico Tools
A man who takes advantage of women


Lady_of_pleasure   Dico Tools
A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money


Lady_of_the_house   Dico Tools
A wife who who manages a household while her husband earns the family income


Lady_palm   Dico Tools
Any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants


Lady_Peel   Dico Tools
British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)


Lady_tulip   Dico Tools
Eurasian tulip with small flowers blotched at the base


Laelia   Dico Tools
Any of various spectacular plants of the genus Laelia having showy flowers in many colors


Laertes   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the father of Odysseus


Laetrile   Dico Tools
A substance derived from amygdalin; publicized as an antineoplastic drug although there is no supporting evidence


Laevulose   Dico Tools
A simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits


Lafayette   Dico Tools
A university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River


Lafayette   Dico Tools
A town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians


Lafayette   Dico Tools
French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)


Laffer   Dico Tools
United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)


Laffer_curve   Dico Tools
A graph purporting to show the relation between tax rates and government income; income increases as tax rates increase up to an optimum beyond which income declines


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Laffite   Dico Tools
French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)


Lafitte   Dico Tools
French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)


Lafora's_disease   Dico Tools
Epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin


Lag   Dico Tools
The act of slowing down or falling behind


Lag   Dico Tools
One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket


Lag   Dico Tools
The time between one event, process, or period and another


Lag   Dico Tools
Cover with lagging to prevent heat loss; "lag pipes"


Lag   Dico Tools
Throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins


Lag   Dico Tools
Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.


Lag   Dico Tools
Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"


Lagan   Dico Tools
Goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered


Lagarostrobus   Dico Tools
Genus of dioecious evergreen trees of New Zealand and Tasmania; similar to genus Dacrydium


Lagarostrobus_colensoi   Dico Tools
Timber tree of New Zealand having shiny white wood


Lagarostrobus_franklinii   Dico Tools
Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium


Lagenaria   Dico Tools
Bottle gourds


Lagenaria_siceraria   Dico Tools
Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits


Lagend   Dico Tools
Goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered


Lagenophera   Dico Tools
Small genus of herbs of Australia and South America having small solitary white or purple flowers similar to true daisies of genus Bellis


Lager   Dico Tools
A camp defended by a circular formation of wagons


Lager   Dico Tools
A general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September


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Lagerstroemia   Dico Tools
Shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers


Lagerstroemia_indica   Dico Tools
Ornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States


Lagerstroemia_speciosa   Dico Tools
Native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers


Lager_beer   Dico Tools
A general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September


Laggard   Dico Tools
Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind


Laggard   Dico Tools
Wasting time


Laggard   Dico Tools
Inclined to waste time and lag behind


Lagger   Dico Tools
Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind


Lagging   Dico Tools
Used to wrap around pipes or boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat


Lagidium   Dico Tools
A genus of Chinchillidae


Lagniappe   Dico Tools
A small gift (especially one given by a merchant to a customer who makes a purchase)


Lagodon   Dico Tools
A genus of Sparidae


Lagodon_rhomboides   Dico Tools
Similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States


Lagomorph   Dico Tools
Relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing


Lagomorpha   Dico Tools
Rabbits; hares; pikas; formerly considered the suborder Duplicidentata of the order Rodentia


Lagoon   Dico Tools
A body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral


Lagophthalmos   Dico Tools
Abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely


Lagopus   Dico Tools
Ptarmigans


Lagopus_scoticus   Dico Tools
Reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain


Lagorchestes   Dico Tools
Hare wallabies


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Lagos   Dico Tools
Chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria


Lagostomus   Dico Tools
Viscachas


Lagostomus_maximus   Dico Tools
Gregarious burrowing rodent larger than the chinchillas


Lagothrix   Dico Tools
Woolly monkeys


Laguna   Dico Tools
A body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral


Laguncularia   Dico Tools
A genus of Laguncularia


Laguncularia_racemosa   Dico Tools
Shrub to moderately large tree that grows in brackish water along the seacoasts of western Africa and tropical America; locally important as a source of tannin


Lagune   Dico Tools
A body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral


Lag_b'Omer   Dico Tools
(Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar


Lag_bolt   Dico Tools
A heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench


Lag_screw   Dico Tools
A heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench


Lah   Dico Tools
The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization


Lahar   Dico Tools
An avalanche of volcanic water and mud down the slopes of a volcano


Lahore   Dico Tools
City in northeast Pakistan


Lahu   Dico Tools
A Loloish language


Laic   Dico Tools
Concerning those not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"; "the choir sings both sacred and secular music"


Laicise   Dico Tools
Reduce to lay status; "laicize the parochial schools"


Laicize   Dico Tools
Reduce to lay status; "laicize the parochial schools"


Laid   Dico Tools
Set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"


Laid-back   Dico Tools
Unhurried and relaxed; "an easygoing pace"; "a mellow conversation"


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Laid-off   Dico Tools
Having lost your job


Laid_low(p)   Dico Tools
Put out of action (by illness)


Laid_paper   Dico Tools
Writing paper having a watermark of fine lines running across the grain


Laid_up(p)   Dico Tools
Ill and usually confined; "laid up with a bad cold"


Lair   Dico Tools
The habitation of wild animals


Laird   Dico Tools
A landowner


Laissez-faire(a)   Dico Tools
With minimally restricted freedom in commerce


Laissez-faire_economy   Dico Tools
An economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices


Laissez_faire   Dico Tools
The doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs


Laissez_passer   Dico Tools
A document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes"


Laity   Dico Tools
Everyone except the clergy


Laius   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) king of Thebes who was unwittingly killed by his son Oedipus


Lake   Dico Tools
A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land


Lake   Dico Tools
Any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments


Lake   Dico Tools
A purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal


Lakefront   Dico Tools
Land bordering a lake


Lakeland   Dico Tools
A popular tourist area in northwestern England including England''s largest lake and highest mountain


Lakeland_terrier   Dico Tools
Breed of wire-haired terrier originally from the Lake District of England and used for hunting


Lakeshore   Dico Tools
The shore of a lake


Lakeside   Dico Tools
The shore of a lake


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Lake_Aral   Dico Tools
A lake east of the Caspian Sea lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan


Lake_Balaton   Dico Tools
A large shallow lake in western Hungary


Lake_bed   Dico Tools
The bottom of a lake


Lake_bottom   Dico Tools
The bottom of a lake


Lake_Cayuga   Dico Tools
A lake in central New York


Lake_Chad   Dico Tools
A lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river


Lake_Champlain   Dico Tools
A lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812


Lake_Chelan   Dico Tools
A narrow very deep lake in central Washington in the Cascade Range


Lake_Clark_National_Park   Dico Tools
A national park in Alaska having Eskimo and Athapaskan archeological sites


Lake_District   Dico Tools
A popular tourist area in northwestern England including England''s largest lake and highest mountain


Lake_duck   Dico Tools
Common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads


Lake_dwelling   Dico Tools
Dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages


Lake_Erie   Dico Tools
The 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal


Lake_Eyre   Dico Tools
A shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent


Lake_Geneva   Dico Tools
A lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone


Lake_herring   Dico Tools
Important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America


Lake_herring   Dico Tools
Cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward


Lake_Huron   Dico Tools
The 2nd largest of the Great Lakes


Lake_Ilmen   Dico Tools
A lake in northwestern Russia; drains through the Volkhov River into Lake Ladoga


Lake_Kivu   Dico Tools
A lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda


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Lake_Ladoga   Dico Tools
A lake in northwestern Russia north of St. Petersburg; the largest lake in Europe; drains through the Neva River into the Gulf of Finland


Lake_Leman   Dico Tools
A lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone


Lake_Mead   Dico Tools
A large reservoir in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona that is formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River; the center of a recreational area


Lake_Michigan   Dico Tools
The 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest fresh-water lake entirely within the United States borders


Lake_Nasser   Dico Tools
Lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan


Lake_Okeechobee   Dico Tools
A lake in southeast Florida north of the Everglades


Lake_Onega   Dico Tools
Lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland; second largest lake in Europe


Lake_Ontario   Dico Tools
The smallest of the Great Lakes


Lake_poets   Dico Tools
English poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it


Lake_Saint_Clair   Dico Tools
A lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie


Lake_salmon   Dico Tools
Atlantic salmon confined to lakes of New England and southeastern Canada


Lake_St._Clair   Dico Tools
A lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie


Lake_Superior   Dico Tools
The largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes


Lake_Tahoe   Dico Tools
A lake on the border between Nevada and California west of Carson City; a popular resort area


Lake_Tana   Dico Tools
A lake in northwestern Ethiopia; thelargest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile


Lake_Tanganyika   Dico Tools
The longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo


Lake_Trasimenus   Dico Tools
A battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius


Lake_trout   Dico Tools
Large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States


Lake_trout   Dico Tools
Flesh of large trout of northern lakes


Lake_Tsana   Dico Tools
A lake in northwestern Ethiopia; thelargest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile


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Lake_Vanern   Dico Tools
A lake in southwestern Sweden; the largest lake in Sweden


Lake_Victoria   Dico Tools
The largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River


Lake_whitefish   Dico Tools
Found in the Great Lakes and north to Alaska


Lake_Winnipeg   Dico Tools
A lake in southern Canada in Manitoba


Lakh   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten


Lakshmi   Dico Tools
Hindu goddess of fortune and prosperity


Lallans   Dico Tools
A dialect of English spoken in the Lowlands of Scotland


Lallation   Dico Tools
Gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby


Lallation   Dico Tools
Defective articulation of the `l'' phoneme or the phoneme `r'' is pronounced as `l''


Lally   Dico Tools
Support column consisting of a steel cylinder filled with concrete


Lallygag   Dico Tools
Be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"


Lally_column   Dico Tools
Support column consisting of a steel cylinder filled with concrete


Lalthyrus_tingitanus   Dico Tools
North African annual resembling the sweet pea having showy but odorless flowers


Lam   Dico Tools
A rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"


Lam   Dico Tools
Give a thrashing to; beat hard


Lam   Dico Tools
Flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"


Lama   Dico Tools
Llamas


Lama   Dico Tools
A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism


Lamaism   Dico Tools
A Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism


Lamaist   Dico Tools
(Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism


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Lamarck   Dico Tools
French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)


Lamarckian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Lamarckism; "Lamarckian theories"


Lamarckism   Dico Tools
A theory of organic evolution claiming that acquired characteristics are transmitted to offspring


Lamasery   Dico Tools
A monastery for lamas


Lamaze   Dico Tools
Relating to the Lamaze method of childbirth


Lamaze_method   Dico Tools
A method that prepares a mother for natural childbirth; the pregnant woman (in classes and at home) practices (usually with the help of a coach) learns about the physiology of childbirth and techniques of relaxation and concentration and breathing


Lamaze_method_of_childbirth   Dico Tools
A method that prepares a mother for natural childbirth; the pregnant woman (in classes and at home) practices (usually with the help of a coach) learns about the physiology of childbirth and techniques of relaxation and concentration and breathing


Lama_guanicoe   Dico Tools
Wild llama


Lama_pacos   Dico Tools
Domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco


Lama_peruana   Dico Tools
Used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco


Lamb   Dico Tools
Young sheep


Lamb   Dico Tools
The flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food


Lamb   Dico Tools
A sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)


Lamb   Dico Tools
A person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)


Lamb   Dico Tools
English essayist (1775-1834)


Lamb   Dico Tools
Give birth to a lamb; "the ewe lambed"


Lamb's-quarter   Dico Tools
Leaves collected from the wild


Lamb's-quarters   Dico Tools
Common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb


Lamb's_lettuce   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed


Lamb-chop   Dico Tools
Chop cut from a lamb


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Lambast   Dico Tools
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


Lambast   Dico Tools
Beat with a cane


Lambaste   Dico Tools
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


Lambaste   Dico Tools
Beat with a cane


Lambchop   Dico Tools
Chop cut from a lamb


Lambda   Dico Tools
The craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull


Lambda   Dico Tools
The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet


Lambdacism   Dico Tools
Speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l''


Lambda_hyperon   Dico Tools
An electrically neutral baryon with isotopic spin 1


Lambda_particle   Dico Tools
An electrically neutral baryon with isotopic spin 1


Lambency   Dico Tools
An appearance of reflected light


Lambent   Dico Tools
Softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"


Lambert   Dico Tools
English composer and conductor (1905-1951)


Lambert   Dico Tools
A cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter


Lambert-Eaton_syndrome   Dico Tools
A disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions


Lambertia   Dico Tools
Small genus of Australian shrubs


Lambertia_formosa   Dico Tools
Erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar


Lambis   Dico Tools
Scorpion shells of shallow tropical waters of the eastern hemisphere


Lambkill   Dico Tools
North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock


Lambkin   Dico Tools
A very young lamb


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Lamblike   Dico Tools
Like a lamb in meekness and gentleness


Lamboid_suture   Dico Tools
The suture between the occipital and parietal bones


Lambrequin   Dico Tools
Short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing


Lambrequin   Dico Tools
A scarf that covers a knight''s helmet


Lambskin   Dico Tools
Skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on


Lambskin   Dico Tools
The skin of a lamb with the wool still on


Lamb_chop   Dico Tools
Chop cut from a lamb


Lamb_curry   Dico Tools
Curry made with lamb


Lamb_roast   Dico Tools
A cut of lamb suitable for roasting


Lamb_succory   Dico Tools
Small European herb with small yellow flowers


Lame   Dico Tools
A fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"


Lame   Dico Tools
Someone who doesn''t understand what is going on


Lame   Dico Tools
Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"


Lame   Dico Tools
Disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"


Lame   Dico Tools
(of horses) disabled in the feet or legs


Lame   Dico Tools
Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"


Lamedh   Dico Tools
The 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Lamella   Dico Tools
Thin plate


Lamella   Dico Tools
A thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones


Lamella   Dico Tools
Any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus


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Lamellar_mixture   Dico Tools
A mixture in which substances occur in distinct layers


Lamellate_placentation   Dico Tools
With ovules on thin extensions of the placentae into a compound ovary


Lamellibranch   Dico Tools
Marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together


Lamellibranch   Dico Tools
Bivalve


Lamellibranchia   Dico Tools
Oysters; clams; scallops; mussels


Lamellicornia   Dico Tools
Scarabaeid beetles and stag beetles


Lamellicorn_beetle   Dico Tools
Beetle having antennae with hard platelike terminal segments


Lamely   Dico Tools
In a weak and unconvincing manner; "`I don''t know, Edward,'' she answered lamely"


Lameness   Dico Tools
Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet


Lament   Dico Tools
A mournful poem; a lament for the dead


Lament   Dico Tools
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person


Lament   Dico Tools
A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"


Lament   Dico Tools
Regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"


Lament   Dico Tools
Express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"


Lamentable   Dico Tools
Bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"


Lamentable   Dico Tools
An archaic word for mournful; "tell thou the lamentable tale of me, And send the hearers weeping to their beds"- Shakespeare


Lamentably   Dico Tools
In an unfortunate or deplorable manner; "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"


Lamentation   Dico Tools
The passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief


Lamentation   Dico Tools
A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"


Lamentations   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah


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Lamented   Dico Tools
Mourned or grieved for; "the imprint of our wise and lamented friend"- A.E.Stevenson


Lamenter   Dico Tools
A person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)


Lamenting   Dico Tools
Vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare


Lame_duck   Dico Tools
An elected official still in office but not slated to continue


Lamia   Dico Tools
(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living


Lamiaceae   Dico Tools
The mints: aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including thyme; sage; rosemary


Lamina   Dico Tools
A thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)


Laminal   Dico Tools
Arranged in or consisting of laminae


Laminar   Dico Tools
Arranged in or consisting of laminae


Laminaria   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelps


Laminariaceae   Dico Tools
Large family of marine brown algae including many economically important large kelps chiefly of northern waters


Laminariales   Dico Tools
In some classifications coextensive with family Laminariaceae: marine brown algae of cold or polar seas


Laminar_flow   Dico Tools
Nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae)


Laminar_flow_clean_room   Dico Tools
A clean room free of all extraneous particles; used in fabricating microprocessors


Laminate   Dico Tools
A sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers


Laminate   Dico Tools
Split (wood) into thin sheets


Laminate   Dico Tools
Cover with a thin sheet; "laminate the table"


Laminate   Dico Tools
Press or beat (metals) into thin sheets


Laminate   Dico Tools
Create laminate by putting together several thin sheets of a material


Laminated_glass   Dico Tools
Glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering


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Lamination   Dico Tools
Bonding thin sheets together


Lamination   Dico Tools
A layered structure


Laminator   Dico Tools
A person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)


Lamina_arcus_vertebrae   Dico Tools
Lamina of the vertebral arch; the flattened posterior part of the vertebral arch from which the spinous process extends


Laminectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae


Laminitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse


Lamisil   Dico Tools
An oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease


Lamium   Dico Tools
Genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits


Lamium_album   Dico Tools
European dead nettle with white flowers


Lamium_amplexicaule   Dico Tools
Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers


Lamivudine   Dico Tools
A nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV


Lammas   Dico Tools
Commemorates Saint Peter''s miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England


Lammastide   Dico Tools
The season of Lammas


Lammas_Day   Dico Tools
Commemorates Saint Peter''s miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England


Lammergeier   Dico Tools
The largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill


Lammergeyer   Dico Tools
The largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill


Lamna   Dico Tools
A genus of Lamnidae


Lamna_nasus   Dico Tools
Voracious pointed-nose shark of northern Atlantic and Pacific


Lamnidae   Dico Tools
Oceanic sharks


Lamp   Dico Tools
An artificial source of visible illumination


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Lamp   Dico Tools
A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs


Lampblack   Dico Tools
A black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink


Lamper_eel   Dico Tools
Primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue


Lamphouse   Dico Tools
Housing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)


Lamplight   Dico Tools
Light from a lamp


Lamplighter   Dico Tools
(when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights


Lamplit   Dico Tools
Lighted by a lamp; "our lamplit mountain retreat"


Lampoon   Dico Tools
A composition that imitates somebody''s style in a humorous way


Lampoon   Dico Tools
Ridicule with satire; "The writer satirized the politician''s proposal"


Lampooner   Dico Tools
Mimics literary or musical style for comic effect


Lampoon_artist   Dico Tools
A cartoonist who draws parodies or satirical renditions of cultural or social or political situations


Lamppost   Dico Tools
A metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)


Lamprey   Dico Tools
Primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue


Lamprey_eel   Dico Tools
Primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue


Lampridae   Dico Tools
Opahs


Lampris   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Lampridae


Lampris_guttatus   Dico Tools
From Nova Scotia to West Indies and Gulf of Mexico


Lampris_regius   Dico Tools
Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean


Lampropeltis   Dico Tools
King snakes and milk snakes


Lampropeltis_getulus   Dico Tools
Widespread in United States except northern regions; black or brown with yellow bands


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Lampropeltis_triangulum   Dico Tools
Nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes


Lampshade   Dico Tools
A protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view


Lampshell   Dico Tools
Marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide


Lampyridae   Dico Tools
Fireflies


Lamp_chimney   Dico Tools
A glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp


Lamp_house   Dico Tools
Housing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)


Lamp_housing   Dico Tools
Housing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)


Lamp_oil   Dico Tools
A flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters


Lamp_shade   Dico Tools
A protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view


Lamp_shell   Dico Tools
Marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide


Lam_into   Dico Tools
Hit violently, as in an attack


LAN   Dico Tools
A local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices


Lanai   Dico Tools
A veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room


Lanai   Dico Tools
An island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area


Lanai_Island   Dico Tools
An island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area


Lanate   Dico Tools
Covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments; "the woolly aphid has a lanate coat resembling cotton"


Lancashire   Dico Tools
A historical area of northwestern England on the Irish Sea; noted for textiles


Lancaster   Dico Tools
The English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose


Lancaster   Dico Tools
A city in northwestern England


Lancastrian   Dico Tools
A resident of Lancaster


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Lancastrian   Dico Tools
A member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster


Lancastrian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the English city of Lancaster or its residents; "Lancastrian city center"


Lancastrian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the former English royal house or their supporters; "Lancastrian royalty"


Lancastrian_line   Dico Tools
The English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose


Lance   Dico Tools
A surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions


Lance   Dico Tools
A long pointed rod used as a weapon


Lance   Dico Tools
An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish


Lance   Dico Tools
Open by piercing with a lancet; "lance a boil"


Lance   Dico Tools
Pierce with a lance, as in a knights'' fight


Lance   Dico Tools
Move quickly, as if by cutting one''s way; "Planes lanced towards the shore"


Lancelet   Dico Tools
Small translucent lancet-shaped burrowing marine animal; primitive forerunner of the vertebrates


Lancelike   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex


Lancelot   Dico Tools
(Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur''s wife Guinevere


Lanceolate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex


Lanceolate_leaf   Dico Tools
Shaped like a lance head; tapering to a point at each end


Lanceolate_spleenwort   Dico Tools
A spleenwort of western Europe


Lancer   Dico Tools
(formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance


Lancers   Dico Tools
A quadrille for 8 or 16 couples


Lancet   Dico Tools
A surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions


Lancet   Dico Tools
An acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance


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Lancetfish   Dico Tools
Large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long sail-like dorsal fin


Lancet_arch   Dico Tools
An acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance


Lancet_fish   Dico Tools
Large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long sail-like dorsal fin


Lancet_window   Dico Tools
A narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery


Lancewood   Dico Tools
Source of most of the lancewood of commerce


Lancewood   Dico Tools
Durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools


Lancewood_tree   Dico Tools
Source of most of the lancewood of commerce


Lancewood_tree   Dico Tools
Tropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood


Lance_corporal   Dico Tools
An enlisted man in the marine corps ranking above a private first class and below a corporal


Lanchou   Dico Tools
The capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River


Lanchow   Dico Tools
The capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River


Lancinate   Dico Tools
As physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"


Lancinating   Dico Tools
As physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"


Land   Dico Tools
Working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there''s no work on the land any more"


Land   Dico Tools
The people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation''s mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"


Land   Dico Tools
A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation''s capitol"; "the country''s largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"


Land   Dico Tools
The territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"


Land   Dico Tools
Territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"


Land   Dico Tools
The solid part of the earth''s surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"


Land   Dico Tools
Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"


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Land   Dico Tools
United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)


Land   Dico Tools
Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"


Land   Dico Tools
The land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"


Land   Dico Tools
A domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"


Land   Dico Tools
Bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"


Land   Dico Tools
Reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"


Land   Dico Tools
Cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"


Land   Dico Tools
Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"


Land   Dico Tools
Arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"


Land   Dico Tools
Bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"


Land   Dico Tools
Deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent''s head"


Land(a)   Dico Tools
Operating or living or growing on land


Land(a)   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land; "land vehicles"


Land-office_business   Dico Tools
Very large and profitable volume of commercial activity


Landau   Dico Tools
A four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately


Landau   Dico Tools
Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)


Landed   Dico Tools
Owning or consisting of land or real estate; "the landed gentry"; "landed property"


Landed_estate   Dico Tools
Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"


Landed_gentry   Dico Tools
The gentry who own land (considered as a class)


Lander   Dico Tools
A space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet


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Lander   Dico Tools
A town in central Wyoming


Landfall   Dico Tools
The first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)


Landfall   Dico Tools
The seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)


Landfill   Dico Tools
A low area that has been filled in


Landgrave   Dico Tools
A count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany


Landholder   Dico Tools
A holder or proprietor of land


Landholding   Dico Tools
A holding in the form of land


Landholding   Dico Tools
Ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land


Landing   Dico Tools
The act of coming to land after a voyage


Landing   Dico Tools
The act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"


Landing   Dico Tools
Structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods


Landing   Dico Tools
An intermediate platform in a staircase


Landing_approach   Dico Tools
The approach to a landing field by an airplane


Landing_craft   Dico Tools
Naval craft designed for putting ashore troops and equipment


Landing_deck   Dico Tools
The upper deck of an aircraft carrier; used as a runway


Landing_field   Dico Tools
A place where planes take off and land


Landing_flap   Dico Tools
A flap on the underside of the wing that is lowered to slow the plane for landing


Landing_gear   Dico Tools
An undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground


Landing_net   Dico Tools
A bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water


Landing_party   Dico Tools
A part of a ship''s company organized for special duties ashore


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Landing_place   Dico Tools
Structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods


Landing_skids   Dico Tools
The landing gear of a helicopter


Landing_stage   Dico Tools
Platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded


Landing_strip   Dico Tools
An airfield without normal airport facilities


Landlady   Dico Tools
A landlord who is a woman


Landler   Dico Tools
A moderately slow Austrian country dance in triple time; involves spinning and clapping


Landler   Dico Tools
Music in triple time for dancing the landler


Landless   Dico Tools
Owning no land; "the landless peasantry"


Landline   Dico Tools
A telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits; "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"


Landlocked   Dico Tools
Surrounded entirely or almost entirely by land; "a landlocked country"


Landlocked_salmon   Dico Tools
Atlantic salmon confined to lakes of New England and southeastern Canada


Landlord   Dico Tools
A landowner who leases to others


Landlord's_lien   Dico Tools
Lien on a tenant''s property for the satisfaction of unpaid rent or property damage; the landlord is given the status of a preferred creditor with regard to the tenant''s property


Landlubber   Dico Tools
An inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage


Landlubber   Dico Tools
A person who lives and works on land


Landlubberly   Dico Tools
Inexperienced in seamanship; "of all landlubbers the most lubberly"


Landman   Dico Tools
A person who lives and works on land


Landmark   Dico Tools
An anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken


Landmark   Dico Tools
A mark showing the boundary of a piece of land


Landmark   Dico Tools
An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"


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Landmark   Dico Tools
The position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape; "the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"


Landmass   Dico Tools
A large continuous extent of land


Landowner   Dico Tools
A holder or proprietor of land


Landowska   Dico Tools
United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959)


Landrover   Dico Tools
A car suitable for traveling over rough terrain


Landry's_paralysis   Dico Tools
A form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown


Landscape   Dico Tools
A genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery


Landscape   Dico Tools
Painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery


Landscape   Dico Tools
An extensive mental viewpoint; "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the proble of payroll inequity"


Landscape   Dico Tools
An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view


Landscape   Dico Tools
Do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"


Landscape   Dico Tools
Embellish with plants; "Let''s landscape the yard"


Landscaped   Dico Tools
(of land) improved by gardening or landscape architecture; "carefully landscaped gardens"


Landscaper   Dico Tools
Someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively


Landscape_architect   Dico Tools
Someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively


Landscape_architecture   Dico Tools
The branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment


Landscape_gardener   Dico Tools
Someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively


Landscape_gardening   Dico Tools
Working as a landscape gardner


Landscape_painting   Dico Tools
A genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery


Landscaping   Dico Tools
Working as a landscape gardner


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Landscaping   Dico Tools
A garden laid out for esthetic effect; "they spent a great deal of money on the landscaping"


Landscapist   Dico Tools
Someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively


Landscapist   Dico Tools
Someone who paints landscapes


Landside   Dico Tools
Component consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard


Landslide   Dico Tools
A slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff


Landslide   Dico Tools
An overwhelming electoral victory; "Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide"


Landslip   Dico Tools
A slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff


Landsmal   Dico Tools
One of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects


Landsman   Dico Tools
An inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage


Landsman   Dico Tools
A person who lives and works on land


Landsteiner   Dico Tools
United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)


Landward   Dico Tools
Toward land; "landward, miles of rough grass marshes melt into low uplands"


Landwards   Dico Tools
Toward land; "landward, miles of rough grass marshes melt into low uplands"


Land_agent   Dico Tools
A person who administers a landed estate


Land_agent   Dico Tools
A person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land; "in England they call a realtor a land agent"


Land_area   Dico Tools
An area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming); "he wanted some acreage to build on"


Land_cress   Dico Tools
Of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida


Land_development   Dico Tools
Making an area of land more useful


Land_grant   Dico Tools
A grant of public land (as to a railway or college)


Land_line   Dico Tools
A telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits; "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"


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Land_mile   Dico Tools
A unit of length equal to 1760 yards


Land_mine   Dico Tools
An explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over


Land_office   Dico Tools
A government office where business relating to public lands is transacted


Land_of_Enchantment   Dico Tools
A state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border


Land_of_Lincoln   Dico Tools
A Midwest state in north-central United States


Land_of_Opportunity   Dico Tools
A state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War


Land_rail   Dico Tools
Common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields


Land_reform   Dico Tools
A redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)


Land_resources   Dico Tools
Natural resources in the form or arable land


Land_site   Dico Tools
The piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"


Land_tax   Dico Tools
A capital tax on property imposed by municipalities; based on the estimated value of the property


Land_tenure   Dico Tools
The right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands


Land_up   Dico Tools
Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"


Land_up   Dico Tools
Block with earth, as after a landslide


Lane   Dico Tools
A narrow way or road


Lane   Dico Tools
A well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic


Lane's_Prince_Albert   Dico Tools
Apple used primarily in cooking


Laney   Dico Tools
United States educator who founded the first private school for Black students in Augusta, Georgia (1854-1933)


Langbeinite   Dico Tools
A mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer


Lange   Dico Tools
United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)


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Langlauffer   Dico Tools
A cross-country skier


Langley   Dico Tools
United States astronomer and aviation pioneer who invented the bolometer and contributed to the design of early aircraft (1834-1906)


Langley   Dico Tools
Unit of solar radiation


Langmuir   Dico Tools
United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)


Langobard   Dico Tools
A member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century


Langouste   Dico Tools
Large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters


Langouste   Dico Tools
Warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California


Langoustine   Dico Tools
Caught in European waters; slenderer than American lobster


Langsat   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry


Langset   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry


Langside   Dico Tools
(1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants


Langston_Hughes   Dico Tools
United States writer (1902-1967)


Langsyne   Dico Tools
Past times remembered with nostalgia


Langsyne   Dico Tools
At a distant time in the past (chiefly Scottish)


Langtry   Dico Tools
British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929)


Language   Dico Tools
The mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"


Language   Dico Tools
The cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication; "he didn''t have the language to express his feelings"


Language   Dico Tools
A systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it


Language   Dico Tools
A system of words used in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "the language of sociology"


Language   Dico Tools
The text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"


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Language   Dico Tools
(language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"


Language_area   Dico Tools
A large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language


Language_barrier   Dico Tools
Barrier to communication resulting from speaking different languages


Language_learning   Dico Tools
Learning to use a language


Language_lesson   Dico Tools
A period of instruction learning a language


Language_requirement   Dico Tools
A requirement that a student know certain languages


Language_school   Dico Tools
A school for teaching foreign languages


Language_system   Dico Tools
A system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language


Language_teaching   Dico Tools
Teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language


Language_unit   Dico Tools
One of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed


Language_zone   Dico Tools
A large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language


Languas_speciosa   Dico Tools
Cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with shell-pink shading and crinkled yellow lip with variegated magenta stripes


Languedoc-Roussillon   Dico Tools
A region in south central France; named after the medieval dialect of French that was spoken there


Langue_d'oc   Dico Tools
Medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France


Langue_d'oc_French   Dico Tools
Medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France


Langue_d'oil   Dico Tools
Medieval provincial dialects of French spoken in central and northern France


Langue_d'oil_French   Dico Tools
Medieval provincial dialects of French spoken in central and northern France


Languid   Dico Tools
Lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"


Languidly   Dico Tools
In a languid and lethargic manner; "the men languidly put on their jackets"


Languish   Dico Tools
Become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"


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Languish   Dico Tools
Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"


Languish   Dico Tools
Have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"


Languisher   Dico Tools
A person who languishes


Languor   Dico Tools
Inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy


Languor   Dico Tools
A feeling of lack of interest or energy


Languor   Dico Tools
A relaxed comfortable feeling


Languorous   Dico Tools
Lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"


Languorously   Dico Tools
In a languorous manner; "he was sprawling languourously on the sofa"


Langur   Dico Tools
Slender long-tailed monkey of Asia


Lang_syne   Dico Tools
Of the distant or comparatively distant past; "We met once long ago"; "they long ago forsook their nomadic life"; "left for work long ago"; "he has long since given up mountain climbing"; "This name has long since been forgotten"; "lang syne" is Scottish


Laniard   Dico Tools
(nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships


Laniard   Dico Tools
A cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle


Laniard   Dico Tools
A cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon


Laniary   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a pointed conical tooth


Laniidae   Dico Tools
Shrikes


Lanius   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Laniidae: typical shrikes


Lanius_borealis   Dico Tools
Butcherbird of northern North American


Lanius_excubitor   Dico Tools
Common European butcherbird


Lanius_lucovicianus   Dico Tools
Common shrike of southeastern United States having black eye-bands


Lanius_ludovicianus_excubitorides   Dico Tools
Of western North America; gray with white underparts


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Lanius_ludovicianus_migrans   Dico Tools
Of central North America; winters in Texas and the southern Mississippi valley


Lank   Dico Tools
Long and lean


Lank   Dico Tools
Long and thin and often limp; "grown lank with fasting"; "lank mousy hair"


Lankiness   Dico Tools
A tall and thin physique


Lanky   Dico Tools
Ungracefully tall and thin


Lanky   Dico Tools
Tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"


Lanolin   Dico Tools
An emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)


Lanolin   Dico Tools
A yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics


Lanoxin   Dico Tools
Digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully


Lansa   Dico Tools
East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit


Lansat   Dico Tools
East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit


Lanseh   Dico Tools
East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit


Lanseh_tree   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry


Lanset   Dico Tools
East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit


Lansing   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand river


Lansium_domesticum   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry


Lansoprazole   Dico Tools
Antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach


Lantana   Dico Tools
A flowering shrub


Lantern   Dico Tools
Light in a transparent protective case


Lantern-fly   Dico Tools
Large brightly marked tropical insect with a process like a snout that was formerly thought to emit light


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Lantern-jawed   Dico Tools
Having a protruding jaw giving the face a gaunt appearance


Lanternfish   Dico Tools
Small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side; some surface at night


Lantern_fly   Dico Tools
Large brightly marked tropical insect with a process like a snout that was formerly thought to emit light


Lantern_jaw   Dico Tools
A long thin lower jaw


Lantern_pinion   Dico Tools
A small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks


Lantern_slide   Dico Tools
A transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector


Lantern_wheel   Dico Tools
A small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks


Lanthanide   Dico Tools
Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)


Lanthanide_series   Dico Tools
The rare-earth elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71; having properties similar to lanthanum


Lanthanoid   Dico Tools
Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)


Lanthanon   Dico Tools
Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)


Lanthanotidae   Dico Tools
Stout-bodied lizards


Lanthanotus   Dico Tools
1 species


Lanthanotus_borneensis   Dico Tools
A stout-bodied pleurodont lizard of Borneo


Lanthanum   Dico Tools
A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth


Lanugo   Dico Tools
The fine downy hair covering a human fetus; normally shed during the ninth month of gestation


Lanyard   Dico Tools
(nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships


Lanyard   Dico Tools
A cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle


Lanyard   Dico Tools
A cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon


Lanzhou   Dico Tools
The capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River


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Lao   Dico Tools
The Tai language of a Buddhist people living in the area of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos


Lao   Dico Tools
A member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais


Lao   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand


Lao-tse   Dico Tools
Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)


Lao-tzu   Dico Tools
Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)


Lao-zi   Dico Tools
Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)


Laocoon   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the priest of Apollo who warned the Trojans to beware of Greeks bearing gifts when they wanted to accept the Trojan Horse; a god who favored the Greeks (Poseidon or Athena) sent snakes who coiled around Laocoon and his two twin sons kill


Laos   Dico Tools
A mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949


Laotian   Dico Tools
A member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais


Laotian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Laos or its people; "the Laotian Prime Minister"; "Laotian refugees"


Laotian_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Laos


Laotian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Laos


Lao_People's_Democratic_Republic   Dico Tools
A mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949


Lap   Dico Tools
Touching with the tongue; "the dog''s laps were warm and wet"


Lap   Dico Tools
Movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"


Lap   Dico Tools
A flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"


Lap   Dico Tools
The part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"


Lap   Dico Tools
The upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"


Lap   Dico Tools
An area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"


Lap   Dico Tools
Wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"


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Lap   Dico Tools
Take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother''s breast"


Lap   Dico Tools
Pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"


Lap   Dico Tools
Move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"


Lap   Dico Tools
Lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another


Lap-jointed   Dico Tools
Laid overlapping (not flush)


Lap-strake   Dico Tools
Laid overlapping (not flush)


Lap-straked   Dico Tools
Laid overlapping (not flush)


Lap-streak   Dico Tools
Laid overlapping (not flush)


Lap-streaked   Dico Tools
Laid overlapping (not flush)


Laparocele   Dico Tools
Hernia through the abdomen


Laparoscope   Dico Tools
A slender endoscope inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall in order to examine the abdominal organs or to perform minor surgery


Laparoscopic_cholecystectomy   Dico Tools
Removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments


Laparoscopy   Dico Tools
Laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)


Laparotomy   Dico Tools
Surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs


Lapboard   Dico Tools
Writing board used on the lap as a table or desk


Lapdog   Dico Tools
A dog small and tame enough to be held in the lap


Lapel   Dico Tools
Lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar


Lapful   Dico Tools
The quantity that can be held in the lap


Lapidarian   Dico Tools
Inscribed on stone; "a lapidarian record"


Lapidarist   Dico Tools
An expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them


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Lapidary   Dico Tools
A skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones


Lapidary   Dico Tools
An expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them


Lapidary   Dico Tools
Of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them; "the ring is of no lapidary value"- Lord Byron; "lapidary art"


Lapidate   Dico Tools
Throw stones at


Lapidate   Dico Tools
Kill by throwing stones at; "Adulterers should be stoned according to the Koran"


Lapidation   Dico Tools
Pelting with stones; punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)


Lapidator   Dico Tools
An attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)


Lapidify   Dico Tools
Change into stone; "the wood petrified with time"


Lapidist   Dico Tools
A skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones


Lapin   Dico Tools
Castrated male rabbit


Lapin   Dico Tools
The fur of a rabbit


Lapis_lazuli   Dico Tools
An azure blue semiprecious stone


Laplace   Dico Tools
French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)


Lapland   Dico Tools
A region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps


Laportea   Dico Tools
Mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle


Laportea_canadensis   Dico Tools
American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles


Lapp   Dico Tools
The language of the nomadic Lapp people in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula


Lapp   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of Lappland


Lappet   Dico Tools
Medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars


Lappet   Dico Tools
A small lap on a garment or headdress


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Lappet   Dico Tools
A fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards


Lappet_caterpillar   Dico Tools
Larva of a lappet moth


Lappet_moth   Dico Tools
Medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars


Lappic   Dico Tools
Any of the languages spoken by the Lapp people and generally assumed to be Uralic languages


Lapping   Dico Tools
Covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)


Lappish   Dico Tools
Any of the languages spoken by the Lapp people and generally assumed to be Uralic languages


Lappland   Dico Tools
A region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps


Lapplander   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of Lappland


Lappula   Dico Tools
Stickweed; beggar''s lice


Lapse   Dico Tools
A failure to maintain a higher state


Lapse   Dico Tools
A mistake resulting from inattention


Lapse   Dico Tools
A break or intermission in the occurrence of something; "a lapse of three weeks between letters"


Lapse   Dico Tools
Go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"


Lapse   Dico Tools
Drop to a lower level, as in one''s morals or standards


Lapse   Dico Tools
End, at least for a long time; "The correspondence lapsed"


Lapse   Dico Tools
Pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into Nirvana"


Lapse   Dico Tools
Pass by; "three years elapsed"


Lapse   Dico Tools
Let slip; "He lapsed his membership"


Lapsed   Dico Tools
No longer active or practicing; "a lapsed Catholic"


Lapsing   Dico Tools
A failure to maintain a higher state


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Laptev_Sea   Dico Tools
Part of the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia (between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New SiberianIslands) that is icebound most of the year


Laptop   Dico Tools
A portable computer small enough to use in your lap


Laptop_computer   Dico Tools
A portable computer small enough to use in your lap


Laputa   Dico Tools
A land imagined by Jonathan Swift where impractical projects were pursued and practical projects neglected


Laputan   Dico Tools
Not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"


Laputan   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Laputa or its people


Lapwing   Dico Tools
Large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs


Lap_choly   Dico Tools
Removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments


Lap_covering   Dico Tools
The part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"


Lap_joint   Dico Tools
Joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together


Lap_of_honour   Dico Tools
A lap by the winning person or team run to celebrate the victory


Lap_of_luxury   Dico Tools
In conditions of wealth and comfort; "he was raised in the lap of luxury"


Lap_of_the_gods   Dico Tools
Beyond human control or responsibility; "there is nothing more I can do; it''s in the lap of the gods now"


Lap_up   Dico Tools
Take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother''s breast"


Laramie   Dico Tools
A university town in southeast Wyoming


Larboard   Dico Tools
The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose


Larboard   Dico Tools
Located on the left side of a ship or aircraft


Larcener   Dico Tools
A person who commits larceny


Larcenist   Dico Tools
A person who commits larceny


Larcenous   Dico Tools
Having a disposition to steal


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Larceny   Dico Tools
The act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"


Larch   Dico Tools
Any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves


Larch   Dico Tools
Wood of a larch tree


Larch_tree   Dico Tools
Any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves


Lard   Dico Tools
Soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog


Lard   Dico Tools
Add details to


Lard   Dico Tools
Prepare or cook with lard; "lard meat"


Larder   Dico Tools
A small storeroom for storing foods or wines


Larder   Dico Tools
A supply of food especially for a household


Lardizabala   Dico Tools
Evergreen monoecious climbers of South America having dark mauve-blue edible berries


Lardizabalaceae   Dico Tools
Thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit


Lardizabala_family   Dico Tools
Thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit


Lardner   Dico Tools
United States humorist and writer of satirical short stories (1885-1933)


Lard_oil   Dico Tools
Oil consisting chiefly of olein that is expressed from lard and used especially as a lubricant, cutting oil or illuminant


Laredo   Dico Tools
A city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande


Large   Dico Tools
A garment size for a large person


Large   Dico Tools
Having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"


Large   Dico Tools
Conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he''s very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"


Large   Dico Tools
Generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that''s very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"


Large   Dico Tools
Above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group o


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Large   Dico Tools
Large enough to be visible to the naked eye


Large   Dico Tools
Ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"


Large   Dico Tools
Fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"


Large   Dico Tools
In a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"


Large   Dico Tools
With the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"


Large   Dico Tools
At a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)


Large(p)   Dico Tools
In an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"


Large-cap   Dico Tools
Of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more


Large-capitalisation   Dico Tools
Of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more


Large-capitalization   Dico Tools
Of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more


Large-flowered_calamint   Dico Tools
Aromatic herb with large pink flowers; southern and southeastern Europe; Anatolia; northern Iran


Large-flowered_fiddleneck   Dico Tools
Annual of the western United States having large coiled flower spikes; a threatened species


Large-flowering_magnolia   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of southern United States having large stiff glossy leaves and huge white sweet-smelling flowers


Large-hearted   Dico Tools
Showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"


Large-leaved_aster   Dico Tools
Tufted perennial wood aster of North America; naturalized in Europe


Large-leaved_cucumber_tree   Dico Tools
Large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base


Large-leaved_magnolia   Dico Tools
Large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base


Large-minded   Dico Tools
Showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent''s opinions"


Large-scale   Dico Tools
Occurring widely (as to many people); "mass destruction"


Large-scale   Dico Tools
Unusually large in scope; "a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed"


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Large-scale   Dico Tools
Constructed or drawn to a big scale; "large-scale maps"


Large-toothed_aspen   Dico Tools
Aspen with a narrow crown; eastern North America


Largeleaf_holly   Dico Tools
A holly tree


Largely   Dico Tools
In large part; mainly or chiefly; "These accounts are largely inactive"


Largely   Dico Tools
On a large scale; "the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row"


Largemouth   Dico Tools
A large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye


Largemouthed_bass   Dico Tools
A large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye


Largemouthed_black_bass   Dico Tools
A large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye


Largemouth_bass   Dico Tools
A large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye


Largemouth_bass   Dico Tools
Flesh of largemouth bass


Largemouth_black_bass   Dico Tools
A large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye


Largeness   Dico Tools
The property of having a relatively great size


Larger   Dico Tools
Large or big relative to something else


Larger-than-life   Dico Tools
Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"


Largess   Dico Tools
Liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit


Largess   Dico Tools
A gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously


Largesse   Dico Tools
Liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit


Largesse   Dico Tools
A gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously


Largest   Dico Tools
Greatest in size of those under consideration


Largest   Dico Tools
Maximal in amount; "a maximal amount"; "an outside estimate"


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Large_calorie   Dico Tools
A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food


Large_cap   Dico Tools
A corporation with a large capitalization; "he works for a large cap"


Large_civet   Dico Tools
Common civet of India and southeast Asia


Large_crabgrass   Dico Tools
A European forage grass grown for hay; a naturalized weed in United States


Large_cranberry   Dico Tools
Trailing red-fruited plant


Large_indefinite_amount   Dico Tools
An indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude


Large_indefinite_quantity   Dico Tools
An indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude


Large_integer   Dico Tools
An integer equal to or greater than ten


Large_intestine   Dico Tools
Beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces


Large_Magellanic_Cloud   Dico Tools
The larger of the two Magellanic Clouds visible from the southern hemisphere


Large_number   Dico Tools
A large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"


Large_order   Dico Tools
A formidable task or requirement; "finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"


Large_periwinkle   Dico Tools
Plant having variegated foliage and used for window boxes


Large_person   Dico Tools
A person of greater than average size


Large_poodle   Dico Tools
The largest poodle


Large_tooth_aspen   Dico Tools
Aspen with a narrow crown; eastern North America


Large_white   Dico Tools
Old World form of cabbage butterfly


Large_white_petunia   Dico Tools
Annual herb having large nocturnally fragrant buff-white flowers


Large_yellow_lady's_slipper   Dico Tools
Plant of eastern and central North America having slightly fragrant purple-marked greenish-yellow flowers


Larghetto   Dico Tools
(music) a composition or passage played in a slow tempo slightly faster than largo but slower than adagio


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Larghetto   Dico Tools
(of tempo) less slow and broad than largo


Larghissimo   Dico Tools
(of tempo) as slow and broad as possible


Largish   Dico Tools
Somewhat large


Largo   Dico Tools
(music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner


Largo   Dico Tools
Very slow in tempo and broad in manner


Largo   Dico Tools
Slowly and broadly


Lari   Dico Tools
Gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers


Lari   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Georgia


Lariat   Dico Tools
A long noosed rope used to catch animals


Laricariidae   Dico Tools
Armored catfish


Larid   Dico Tools
Long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family


Laridae   Dico Tools
Gull family: gulls and terns


Larium   Dico Tools
An antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Maphaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people


Larix   Dico Tools
Larches


Larix_decidua   Dico Tools
Tall European tree having a slender conic crown, flat needlelike leaves, and hairy cone scales


Larix_laricina   Dico Tools
Medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark


Larix_lyallii   Dico Tools
Medium-sized larch of the Rocky Mountains; closely related to Larix occidentalis


Larix_occidentalis   Dico Tools
Tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree


Larix_russica   Dico Tools
Medium-sized larch of northeastern Russia and Siberia having narrowly conic crown and soft narrow bright-green leaves; used in cultivation


Larix_siberica   Dico Tools
Medium-sized larch of northeastern Russia and Siberia having narrowly conic crown and soft narrow bright-green leaves; used in cultivation


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Lark   Dico Tools
Any carefree episode


Lark   Dico Tools
Any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing


Lark   Dico Tools
Small songbirds resembling larks


Lark   Dico Tools
North American yellow-breasted songbirds


Lark   Dico Tools
Play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"


Larkspur   Dico Tools
Any of numerous cultivated plants of the genus Delphinium


Lark_about   Dico Tools
Play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"


Larn   Dico Tools
Acquire or gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"


Larodopa   Dico Tools
The levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson''s disease


Larotid   Dico Tools
An antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial infections


Larousse   Dico Tools
French lexicographer (1817-1875)


Larrea   Dico Tools
Xerophytic evergreen shrubs; South America to southwestern United States


Larrea_tridentata   Dico Tools
Desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers


Larrup   Dico Tools
Give a spanking to; subject to a spanking


Lars_Onsager   Dico Tools
United States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)


Larus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Laridae


Larus_argentatus   Dico Tools
Large gull of the northern hemisphere


Larus_canus   Dico Tools
The common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America


Larus_marinus   Dico Tools
White gull having a black back and wings


Larus_ridibundus   Dico Tools
Small black-headed European gull


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Larva   Dico Tools
The immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose


Larvacea   Dico Tools
Small free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order


Larvacean   Dico Tools
Any member of the class Larvacea


Larvacide   Dico Tools
An insecticide that kills the larvae of insects


Larval   Dico Tools
Immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage; "larval societies"; "larval crayfishes"; "the larval stage"


Larval   Dico Tools
Relating to or typical of a larva; "the larval eye"


Larvicide   Dico Tools
A chemical used to kill larval pests


Laryngeal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or situated in the larynx; "laryngeal infection"


Laryngeal_artery   Dico Tools
Either of two arteries that supply blood to the larynx


Laryngeal_vein   Dico Tools
One of two veins draining the larynx


Laryngectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)


Laryngismus   Dico Tools
Laryngeal spasm caused by the sudden contraction of laryngeal muscles


Laryngitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing


Laryngopharyngeal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the larynx and pharynx


Laryngopharyngitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the larynx and pharynx


Laryngopharynx   Dico Tools
The lower part of the pharynx


Laryngoscope   Dico Tools
A medical instrument for examining the larynx


Laryngospasm   Dico Tools
A closure of the larynx that blocks the passage of air to the lungs


Laryngostenosis   Dico Tools
Abnormal narrowing of the larynx


Laryngotracheobronchitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways


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Larynx   Dico Tools
A cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech


Lasagna   Dico Tools
Very wide flat strips of pasta


Lasagna   Dico Tools
Baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables


Lasagne   Dico Tools
Very wide flat strips of pasta


Lasagne   Dico Tools
Baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables


LaSalle   Dico Tools
French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)


Lascar   Dico Tools
A volcano in the Andes in Chile


Lascar   Dico Tools
An East Indian sailor


Lascaux   Dico Tools
A cave in southwestern France that contains Paleolithic paintings


Lascivious   Dico Tools
Driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"


Lasciviously   Dico Tools
In a lascivious manner


Lasciviousness