Definition of Lake

1. Noun. A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land.




2. Noun. A purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.
Generic synonyms: Pigment

3. Noun. Any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments.
Generic synonyms: Pigment

Definition of Lake

1. n. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc.

2. n. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use.

3. v. i. To play; to sport.

4. n. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area.

Definition of Lake

1. Noun. A large, landlocked, naturally-occurring stretch of water. ¹

2. Noun. A large amount of liquid; ''as'', a wine lake. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) An offering, sacrifice, gift. ¹

4. Noun. (dialectal) Play; sport; game; fun; glee. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To present an offering. ¹

6. Verb. (chiefly dialectal) To leap, jump, exert oneself, play. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) Fine linen. ¹

8. Noun. In dyeing and painting, an often fugitive crimson or vermillion pigment derived from an organic colorant (cochineal or madder, for example) and an inorganic, generally metallic mordant. ¹

9. Verb. To make lake-red. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lake

1. a sizable inland body of water [n -S] : LAKELIKE [adj]

Medical Definition of Lake

1. An inland body of water, usually fresh water, formed by glaciers, river drainage, etc., larger than a pool or pond. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake

laissez aller
laissez faire
lait
laitakarite
laitance
laitances
laitand
laith
laithly
laities
laity
lakao
lake (current term)
lake-effect
lake bed
lake bottom
lake duck
lake dwelling
lake dwellings
lake effect
lake herring
lake poet
lake poets
lake quillwort
lake quillworts
lake salmon
lake stratification

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