Definition of L

1. 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).

Exact synonyms: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, Liter, Litre
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Deciliter, Decilitre, Dl
Group relationships: Dal, Decaliter, Decalitre, Dekaliter, Dekalitre, Dkl

2. Adjective. Being ten more than forty.
Exact synonyms: 50, Fifty
Similar to: Cardinal
Derivative terms: Fifty

3. Noun. The cardinal number that is the product of ten and five.
Exact synonyms: 50, Fifty
Generic synonyms: Large Integer
Derivative terms: Fifty

4. Noun. A cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter.
Exact synonyms: Lambert
Generic synonyms: Illumination Unit

5. Noun. The 12th letter of the Roman alphabet.

Definition of L

1. n. 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.

2. a. Having the general shape of the (capital) letter L; as, an L beam, or L-beam.

Definition of L

1. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 12 el) ¹

2. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 12 el) ¹

3. Noun. (sports) The statistic for the number of losses by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf) ¹

4. Noun. (alternative spelling of el (elevated train)) ¹

5. Abbreviation. (context: US politics) Libertarian. ¹

6. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 12 el) ¹

7. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 12 el) ¹

8. Abbreviation. Latin Language ¹

9. Abbreviation. Lira ¹

10. Abbreviation. Low Pressure Front ¹

11. Abbreviation. Left ¹

12. Abbreviation. Lobby ¹

13. Abbreviation. Liber ¹

14. Abbreviation. litre, liter ¹

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Medical Definition of L

1. 1. Left (e.g., left eye); lumbar vertebra (L1 to L5). 2. Symbol for inductance; litre; leucine; linking number. 3. Used with a lower case letter, plus sign, subscript letter, or subscript plus sign as a symbol for various doses of toxin. 4. Levorotatory, a prefix indicating a chemical compound to be structurally (sterically) related to l-glyceraldehyde. Compare: d-. (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of L

Kármán line
Kármán vortex street
Kármán vortex streets
L+ dose
L-2-hydroxyacid oxidase
L-AP4 receptor
L-D body
L-L factor
L-alpha-glycerol-phosphate oxidase
L-aminoadipate semialdehyde dehydrogenase
L-arabino-aldose dehydrogenase
L-arabinose dehydrogenase

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