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Definitions for lethal
ˈli θəllethal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, lethaladjective

    of an instrument of certain death

    "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lethalnoun

    one of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid. It is so called because it occurs in the ethereal salt of lauric acid

  2. Lethaladjective

    deadly; mortal; fatal

  3. Etymology: [Lauric + ether + alcohol.]

Freebase

  1. Lethal

    Lethal is an American heavy metal band from Erlanger, Kentucky, formed in 1982, by brothers Eric Cook and Glen Cook.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lethal

    lē′thal, adj. death-dealing: deadly: mortal.—n. Lethe (Shak.), death.—adj. Lethif′erous, carrying death. [L. lethalislethum, letum, death.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lethal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lethal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lethal in a Sentence

  1. Paul Ray:

    We would love to get the lethal injection worked out so we can continue with that but if not, now we have a backup plan.

  2. David Aronoff:

    There are rules about not smoking in enclosed restaurants and bars because that smoke can be deleterious to someone else's health, now we're in a situation where, if I'm infected with the Covid-19 virus, my breath can be lethal to someone else.

  3. Jayne Morris:

    She was clearly upset about the dispute … but the evidence demonstrated that she was in control and acted in anger when she poured the lethal mixture over her husband and wanted to extract vengeance.

  4. David Brenner:

    The major source of radiation exposure is the radioactive material on the ground, the immediate effects can be lethal, you can develop acute radiation syndrome which you can die from in a few minutes or hours. There are also lots of delayed syndromes where you may not die until a few weeks and even long-term effects like cancer risks.

  5. Mark Dubowitz:

    Israel is going to have no choice but to use military force to stop Iran's nuclear weapons before Tehran reaches this lethal end state.

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