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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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  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. Hosam Zowawi:

    Caves make excellent environments for bats and bats make excellent reservoir for many viruses. That is why virologists are studying bats from caves for their potential carriage for lethal viruses, such as Ebola and Nipah viruses, yet, it is also very important to consider that a very small portion of the caves on planet earth have been discovered and the microbial ecology of the discovered caves are heavily understudied.

  2. George Trejo:

    It is unfortunate the PPD has endorsed a policy that permits their officers to gun down unarmed individuals instead of subduing them with non lethal force, unfortunately given the atmosphere within the police force, it isn't surprising.

  3. James Foggo:

    I think Russian submarines today are perhaps some of the most silent and lethal in the world, with the exception of our own.

  4. Gary Herbert:

    Our statute is clear that lethal injection is the method by which (an execution) will happen. We have no intent to change that.

  5. William Haseltine:

    Sometime in the middle of January, there was a change that allowed the virus to become more infectious. It doesn't mean it's more lethal, it makes it about 10 times more infectious.

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