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literature
  • n  creative writing of recognized artistic value
  • n  the humanistic study of a body of literature
  • n  published writings in a particular style on a particular subject
    the technical literature
    one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature
  • n  the profession or art of a writer
    her place in literature is secure
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lithane
  • n  a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
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litheness
  • n  the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple
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lithiasis
  • n  the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ
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lithium
  • n  a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
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lithium carbonate
  • n  a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
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lithocarpus densiflorus
  • n  evergreen tree of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark
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lithograph
  • n  a print produced by lithography
  • n  duplicator that prints by lithography; a flat surface (of stone or metal) is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern
  • v  make by lithography
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lithograph machine
  • n  duplicator that prints by lithography; a flat surface (of stone or metal) is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern
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lithography
  • n  a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
  • n  the act of making a lithographic print
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lithology
  • n  the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification
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