- n the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
- v to incline or bend from a vertical position
She leaned over the banister
- v cause to lean or incline
He leaned his rifle against the wall
- v have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
- v rely on for support
We can lean on this man
- v cause to lean to the side
- a lacking excess flesh
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
- a lacking in mineral content or combustible material
- s containing little excess
a lean budget
- s not profitable or prosperous
a lean year
- Along with that, have lean forms of protein fish, nuts, lean, lean meats but you don't have to eat them every day of the week.
- THE LEAN YEARS The tower began leaning almost from the beginning, in 1173.
- Yet, since most Englishmen eat plenty of lean meat and fish, he found it "difficult to understand how there could be a nicotinic acid deficiency.
News & Articles
- Intevac Receives 200 Lean Order
Intevac, Inc. announced today it has received an order for a 200 Lean® media deposition system with expected shipment in the fourth quarter of 2013.
June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
- 3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By
You're already lean. Here's how to get agile. The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary . Cubicles? Please . PowerPoint? Shame on you . And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has become its own status quo, there is one particular approach that has truly earned the right to ...
June 13, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
- Lean Manufacturing Approach Increases Total Depot Repair Capabilities by 267%
MEBANE, N.C. -- ARCA, a global leader in the cash automation industry, has seen tremendous growth in its Depot Repair Center's efficiency and output since instituting the Lean Manufacturing approach in ...
June 11, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Drew Brees in Sportsnet.ca
We just all looked at one another and said, 'We're going to rebuild together. We'll lean on each other,'Brees said. "This is the culmination of that."
- Amy Winehouse in BBC News
Giving evidence Miss Winehouse said: "She moved her left arm to lean down to me and tried to pose next to me. Her friend came round in front of us and started taking a picture. I was like, 'Do I get a choice in this, hello?'"
- Joe Biden in The Associated Press
Biden said he knows that it's "going to be a lean summer and a lean fall" for the region's fishermen.