Definitions of L

  1.   a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury or approximately 1 76 pints
  2.   being ten more than forty
  3.   the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
  4.   a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  5.   the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet
  6.   L is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet and a vocal consonant It is usually called a semivowel or liquid Its form and value are from the Greek through the Latin the form of the Greek letter being from the Phoenician and the ultimate origin prob Egyptian Etymologically it is most closely related to r and u as in pilgrim peregrine couch fr collocare aubura fr LL alburnus
  7.   As a numeral L stands for fifty in the English as in the Latin language
  8.   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
  9.   A short right angled pipe fitting used in connecting two pipes at right angles
  10.   Having the general shape of the capital letter L as an L beam or L beam
  11.   An elevated road as to ride on the L
  12.   is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet and a vocal consonant It is usually called a semivowel or liquid
  13.   As a numeral stands for fifty in the English as in the Latin language
  14.   Having the general shape of the capital letter L as an beam or L beam
  15.   Elevated a symbol for el as an abbreviation of elevated in elevated road or railroad
  16.   1 Abbreviation for left left eye 2 Abbreviation for Latin limes boundary limit used in an equation noting the reaction of toxin and antitoxin
  17.   Denotes the number of doses of toxic bouillon fatal to a guinea pig weighing 250 grams which are necessary when mixed with one antitoxin unit to kill the animal within five days one lethal dose being left uncombined
  18.   Twelfth letter of the alphabet as a roman numeral fifty
  19.   The twelfth letter in the English alphabet
  20.   Something as the wing of a house having or making the form of an L an ell
  21.   The twelfth letter of the alphabet usually denominated a semi vowel or a liquid and with only one sound in English as in like canal At the end of monosyllables it is often doubled as in fall full but not after diphthongs and digraphs as foul foal c As a numeral it stands for 50 lb stands for pound weight and lbs for pounds

Quotes of L

  1. Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand Culture is the Soviet tank or L A cop that guns him down – Edward Abbey
  2. I can relax in L A I think I'm the only person in that town who doesn't want to act I was an OK singer I was an OK dancer But acting Never could do it – Victoria Beckham
  3. I see L A as a beautiful blonde with dirty underwear – David Boreanaz
  4. I would never want to live in L A and I made that decision years ago so I never chose that path for myself although I have much respect for those that do it at a high level – Matt Cameron
  5. At the end of '69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L A He was an electric violinist – George Duke
  6. In New York you couldn't wish for a nicer audience or in L A Chicago Boston But when you get into secondary markets they don't have a clue – Bryan Ferry
  7. I grew up in the Ukraine 'til I was about 7 and then I moved to L A – Mila Kunis
  8. I did a few more plays and then I went to L A because I knew I could get a coaching job there – Lee Majors
  9. No one would argue against the fact that L A leads the country in opportunities for being hip and pretentious – Merrill Markoe
  10. In New York I was always offered the hot sexy roles But in L A I was offered the plain dowdy roles It says a lot about the difference between the coasts – Bebe Neuwirth
  11. I think the choice of actors that we have is a little more varied and rich here in New York than in L A – Jerry Orbach
  12. Should l go on playing bridge and dining going in the same old monotonous circle It's easy that way but it's a sort of suicide too – Antoinette Perry
  13. In L A though people get off busses calling themselves actors so many are really not professionals – John Ratzenberger
  14. I was working at this club in downtown L A from four to eight at night just Eddie Rubin the drummer and I – Johnny Rivers
  15. Samuel L Jackson is one of the best actors there is – Joel Siegel

Usage examples for L

  1. In would and should the l has a proper place – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. Translated by L L Weeden ” – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  3. This comedie was first Acted in the yeere 1598 by the then L Chamberleyne his servants ” – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  4. From The Press I found the publisher's name was E L Senn – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  5. The A F of L he shouted is a rotten aristocracy – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  6. Now what d'you suppose they'd think if they opened a letter addressed to Dan Barry and read something like this 'Dear Dan You made great play for L H None of us is going to forget it – The Untamed by Max Brand
  7. St L We can hardly expect the news from General Reidesel before sunset I suppose – The Bride of Fort Edward by Delia Bacon
  8. L Upper part of the platysma muscle cut – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. L like to go Cynthy ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. The frequency of the alternating current which the tube produces depends upon the tuned circuit formed by L and C Suppose that this frequency is not the same as that to which the receiving antenna is tuned – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  11. Well in the L part Go on mother – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  12. In 1796 the tragedy of L 's life occurred – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  13. Oh l screamed the girls in a chorus – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  14. We took over from 7th S R and were again in support to the 7th H L I to begin with – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  15. See W James l – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  16. R L Stevenson wrote from Davos Platz in sending me The Black Canyon Sam sends as a present a work of his own – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
  17. C The l is rubbed – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  18. “ I'll have to be going said A L M Sorry I can't be of assistance to you kid – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  19. L Hemmingway was declared elected – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch

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