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Lobopodium

ˌləʊbə(ʊ)ˈpəʊdɪəm

Meanings of Lobopodium:

noun

A blunt limb, or organ resembling a limb.

Usage examples:

Pseudopodia are root-like reticulopodia, filopodia and/or axopodia - not broad lobopodia as in amoe…

Lobos

ˈləʊbəʊ

Meanings of Lobos:

noun

(in the south-western us and mexico) a timber wolf.

Usage examples:

Killings threaten lobos in rocky mountains

Meanings of Lobotomies:

noun

A surgical operation involving incision into the prefrontal lobe of the brain, formerly used to treat mental illness.

Usage examples:

There was talk of performing a lobotomy

Lobotomize

ləˈbɒtəmʌɪz

Meanings of Lobotomize:

verb

Perform a lobotomy on.

Usage examples:

Her brother had developed a schizophrenic illness and had been lobotomized

Lobotomized

ləˈbɒtəmʌɪz

Meanings of Lobotomized:

verb

Perform a lobotomy on.

Usage examples:

Her brother had developed a schizophrenic illness and had been lobotomized

Meanings of Lobotomizing:

verb

Perform a lobotomy on.

Usage examples:

Her brother had developed a schizophrenic illness and had been lobotomized

Meanings of Lobotomy:

noun

A surgical operation involving incision into the prefrontal lobe of the brain, formerly used to treat mental illness.

Usage examples:

There was talk of performing a lobotomy

Lobs

lɒb

Meanings of Lobs:

verb

Throw or hit (a ball or missile) in a high arc.

Usage examples:

He lobbed the ball over their heads
noun

(in sport) a ball lobbed over an opponent or a stroke producing this result.

Usage examples:

Federer played a lob and nadal's high volley was in the net

Meanings of Lobscouse:

noun

A stew formerly eaten by sailors, consisting of meat, vegetables, and ship's biscuit.

Usage examples:

Sailors had various methods for making hard tack palatable, e.g. crumbling it into the dish called …

Lobster

ˈlɒb.stər

Meanings of Lobster:

noun

A large marine crustacean with a cylindrical body, stalked eyes, and the first of its five pairs of limbs modified as pincers.

Usage examples:

It takes about eight seconds for a pair of lobsters to copulate; it takes a lot longer to get them …
verb

Catch lobsters.

Usage examples:

He has been lobstering in maine for 50 years

Lobstering

ˈlɒbstə

Meanings of Lobstering:

verb

Catch lobsters.

Usage examples:

He has been lobstering in maine for 50 years
noun

A large marine crustacean with a cylindrical body, stalked eyes, and the first of its five pairs of limbs modified as pincers.

Usage examples:

It takes about eight seconds for a pair of lobsters to copulate; it takes a lot longer to get them …

Lobsters

ˈlɒb.stər

Meanings of Lobsters:

noun

A large marine crustacean with a cylindrical body, stalked eyes, and the first of its five pairs of limbs modified as pincers.

Usage examples:

It takes about eight seconds for a pair of lobsters to copulate; it takes a lot longer to get them …
verb

Catch lobsters.

Usage examples:

He has been lobstering in maine for 50 years

Lobular

ˈlɒb.jə.lər

Meanings of Lobular:

adjective

Having or relating to lobes (= parts that seem to be separate from the rest of the organ, etc.)

Usage examples:

This lobular appearance is characteristic of the presence of cartilage., lobular cancer accounts fo…

Lobulate

ˈlɒbjʊlət

Meanings of Lobulate:

adjective

Having or consisting of a small lobe or lobes.

Usage examples:

A prominent lobulate lesion

Lobule

ˈlɒb.juːl

Meanings of Lobule:

noun

A small lobe.

Usage examples:

The pulmonary venules then drain toward the periphery of the lobule and form pulmonary veins that t…

Meanings of Lobules:

noun

A small lobe.

Usage examples:

The pulmonary venules then drain toward the periphery of the lobule and form pulmonary veins that t…

Meanings of Lobus:

noun

A latin word meaning "lobe" (= a part of an organ that seems to be separate from the rest), used in medical names and descriptions

Meanings of Lobworm:

noun

A large earthworm used as fishing bait.

Usage examples:

This is fine for larger baits, but for lobworms at range and small pieces of bread, a tub of floati…

Meanings of Lobworms:

noun

A large earthworm used as fishing bait.

Usage examples:

This is fine for larger baits, but for lobworms at range and small pieces of bread, a tub of floati…

Loc

ˌlɒk ˈsɪt

Meanings of Loc:

adverb

Used by writers to avoid repeating the details of a book or article that has already been referred to, when all the details, including the page number, are the same

Usage examples:

See wright, loc. cit.

Meanings of Local:

adjective

Relating or restricted to a particular area or one's neighbourhood.

Usage examples:

Researching local history
noun

An inhabitant of a particular area or neighbourhood.

Usage examples:

The street was full of locals and tourists

Meanings of Local-area:

noun

A system for connecting the computers of people who work in the same building

Usage examples:

The company supplies local area network equipment and technical support.

Local-derby

ˌləʊ.kəl ˈdɑː.bi

Meanings of Local-derby:

noun

A sports competition, especially a game of football, between two teams from the same city or area

Meanings of Local-government:

noun

The control and organization of towns and small areas by an elected organization, or the organization itself

Usage examples:

She is now running her own consultancy business after a career in local government., state law bans…

Locale

ləˈkɑːl

Meanings of Locale:

noun

A place where something happens or is set, or that has particular events associated with it.

Usage examples:

Her summers were spent in a variety of exotic locales

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