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

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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
lake (current term)
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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