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Lamplight

ˈlæmp.laɪt

Meanings of Lamplight:

noun

The light cast from a lamp.

Usage examples:

He was working in the stables by lamplight

Lamplighter

ˈlamplʌɪtə

Meanings of Lamplighter:

noun

A person employed to light street gaslights by hand.

Usage examples:

The poignant opening is a description of him as a child, fascinated by moving light, watching the l…

Meanings of Lamplit:

adjective

Illuminated by light from a lamp or lamps.

Usage examples:

Lamplit streets

Lampoon

læmˈpuːn

Meanings of Lampoon:

verb

Publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

The actor was lampooned by the press
noun

A speech or text lampooning someone or something.

Usage examples:

The magazine fired at god, royalty, and politicians, using cartoons and lampoons

Lampooned

læmˈpuːn

Meanings of Lampooned:

verb

Publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

The actor was lampooned by the press
noun

A speech or text lampooning someone or something.

Usage examples:

The magazine fired at god, royalty, and politicians, using cartoons and lampoons

Lampooner

lamˈpuːnə

Meanings of Lampooner:

noun

A person who publicly criticizes someone or something by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

A lampooner of new social movements

Lampooners

lamˈpuːnə

Meanings of Lampooners:

noun

A person who publicly criticizes someone or something by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

A lampooner of new social movements

Meanings of Lampooning:

verb

Publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

The actor was lampooned by the press
noun

A speech or text lampooning someone or something.

Usage examples:

The magazine fired at god, royalty, and politicians, using cartoons and lampoons

Lampoons

læmˈpuːn

Meanings of Lampoons:

verb

Publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.

Usage examples:

The actor was lampooned by the press
noun

A speech or text lampooning someone or something.

Usage examples:

The magazine fired at god, royalty, and politicians, using cartoons and lampoons

Lamppost

ˈlæmp.pəʊst

Meanings of Lamppost:

noun

A tall pole with a light at the top; a street light.

Meanings of Lampposts:

noun

A tall pole with a light at the top; a street light.

Lamprey

ˈlæm.pri

Meanings of Lamprey:

noun

An eel-like aquatic jawless vertebrate that has a sucker mouth with horny teeth and a rasping tongue. the adult is often parasitic, attaching itself to other fish and sucking their blood.

Usage examples:

These conditions support a rich diversity of invertebrate life and important game fisheries, such a…

Lampreys

ˈlæm.pri

Meanings of Lampreys:

noun

An eel-like aquatic jawless vertebrate that has a sucker mouth with horny teeth and a rasping tongue. the adult is often parasitic, attaching itself to other fish and sucking their blood.

Usage examples:

These conditions support a rich diversity of invertebrate life and important game fisheries, such a…

Lamprophyre

ˈlamprəˌfʌɪə

Meanings of Lamprophyre:

noun

A porphyritic igneous rock consisting of a fine-grained feldspathic groundmass with phenocrysts chiefly of biotite.

Usage examples:

It has also been found in silica-poor igneous rocks, such as syenite, nepheline syenite, serpentini…

Meanings of Lamps:

noun

A device for giving light, either one consisting of an electric bulb together with its holder and shade or cover, or one burning gas or oil and consisting of a wick or mantle and a glass shade.

Usage examples:

A table lamp
verb

Supply with lamps; illuminate.

Usage examples:

Inspectors can lamp the lines between the manholes for routine maintenance observations

Lampshade

ˈlæmp.ʃeɪd

Meanings of Lampshade:

noun

A cover for a lamp, used to soften or direct its light.

Usage examples:

While a lamp with a dimmer is always great, the trend in lamps today is silk or japanese style lamp…

Lampstand

ˈlæmp.stænd

Meanings of Lampstand:

noun

A heavy, often decorative, base for an electric light that stands on a table or the floor

Meanings of Lams:

verb

Hit hard; strike.

Usage examples:

I'll lam you in the mouth in a minute

Lan

læn

Meanings of Lan:

abbreviation

Local area network.

noun

A computer network that links devices within a building or group of adjacent buildings, especially one with a radius of less than 1 km.

Lanai

ləˈnaɪ

Meanings of Lanai:

noun

A porch or veranda.

Usage examples:

As he sat on our lanai sewing and repairing the nets that had been brought to him, he would always …

Lanais

ləˈnʌɪ

Meanings of Lanais:

noun

A porch or veranda.

Usage examples:

As he sat on our lanai sewing and repairing the nets that had been brought to him, he would always …

Meanings of Lancashire:

noun

A mild white cheese with a crumbly texture.

proper noun

A county of north-western england, on the irish sea; county town, lancaster.

Lancaster

ˈlæŋ.kæs.tər

Meanings of Lancaster:

proper noun

A city in north-western england, the county town of lancashire, on the estuary of the river lune; population 44,500 (est. 2009).

noun

A small city in northwest england

Usage examples:

He likes living in lancaster because it's close to the lake district.

Lancastrian

læŋˈkæs.tri.ən

Meanings of Lancastrian:

noun

A native of lancashire or lancaster.

Usage examples:

He was born in 1981 in his mother's native zambia, where his father, a lancastrian, managed a coal …
adjective

Relating to lancashire or lancaster, or the house of lancaster.

Usage examples:

Henry tudor, earl of richmond, claimed lancastrian ancestry to the throne.

Meanings of Lance:

noun

A long weapon with a wooden shaft and a pointed steel head, formerly used by a horseman in charging.

Usage examples:

The warriors bore lances tipped with iron or steel
verb

Prick or cut open (an abscess or boil) with a lancet or other sharp instrument.

Usage examples:

Abscesses should not be lanced until there is a soft spot in the centre

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