Definitions for lɛl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

L, lɛl(n.)(pl.)Ls; L's, ls or l's.

  1. the 12th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. something shaped like anL.

  4. a written or printed representation of the letter L or


    Category: Printing

Lɛl(n.)(pl.)L's; Ls.

  1. ell.

    Category: Building Trades


  1. lambert.

    Category: Optics

  2. language.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. large.

  4. Latin.

    Category: Peoples

  5. left.

  6. length.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  7. Brit. pound.

    Category: British

  8. long.

  9. longitude.

    Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of L:

< L lībra


  1. the 12th in order or in a series.

  2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 50.

    Category: Math

    Ref: Compare Roman numerals.

  3. leucine.

    Category: Biochemistry

* Symbol..


  1. large.

  2. liter.

    Category: Weights and Measures


  1. (of a molecule) having a configuration resembling the levorotatory isomer of glyceraldehyde: printed as a small capital, roman character

    Category: Biochemistry

    Ref: (disting. from d- 2 ).

* Biochem. Symbol..


  1. levorotatory; levo-

    Category: Biochemistry, Optics, Affix

    Ref: (disting. from d- 3 ).

* Symbol..


  1. levo-.

    Category: Chemistry


  1. lady.

  2. lake.

  3. large.

  4. Latin.

    Category: Peoples

  5. latitude.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  6. law.

  7. left.

  8. lempira.

    Category: Numismatics

  9. leu; lei.

    Category: Numismatics

  10. lev; leva.

    Category: Numismatics

  11. book.

  12. Liberal.

  13. lira; lire.

    Category: Numismatics

  14. lord.

  15. low.

  16. lumen.

    Category: Optics

  17. stage left.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of L.:

< L liber


  1. leaf.

  2. league.

  3. left.

  4. length.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  5. link.

  6. liter.

    Category: Weights and Measures

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liter, litre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre(noun)

    a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

  2. fifty, 50, L(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

  3. lambert, L(noun)

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

  4. L, l(adj)

    the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet

  5. fifty, 50, l(adj)

    being ten more than forty

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. l(abbreviation)ɛl


    a 2 l bottle

  2. L(abbreviation)ɛl

    large; used on clothing to show size


  1. l(Abbreviation)

    litre, liter

  2. l(Abbreviation)

    Latin Language

  3. l(Abbreviation)


  4. l

    Low Pressure Front

  5. l


  6. l


  7. l


  8. L(Noun)


  9. L(Noun)

    The statistic for the number of losses by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)

Webster Dictionary

  1. L

    l is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal consonant. It is usually called a semivowel or liquid. Its form and value are from the Greek, through the Latin, the form of the Greek letter being from the Phoenician, and the ultimate origin prob. Egyptian. Etymologically, it is most closely related to r and u; as in pilgrim, peregrine, couch (fr. collocare), aubura (fr. LL. alburnus)

  2. L

    as a numeral, L stands for fifty in the English, as in the Latin language

  3. L(noun)

    an extension at right angles to the length of a main building, giving to the ground plan a form resembling the letter L; sometimes less properly applied to a narrower, or lower, extension in the direction of the length of the main building; a wing

  4. L(noun)

    a short right-angled pipe fitting, used in connecting two pipes at right angles


  1. L

    L is the twelfth letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet. In Roman numerals it represents 50.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. L

    Symbol for length and also for the unit of inductance or coefficient of induction, because the dimensions of inductance are length.

Translations for l

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who lends money and charges interest.

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