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l

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noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈel\

Definition of l

plural

l's

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ls

play \ˈelz\
  1. 1 a :  the 12th letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic l

  2. 2 :  fifty — see number table

  3. 3 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter l

  4. 4 :  one designated l especially as the 12th in order or class

  5. 5 :  something shaped like the letter L; specifically :  2ell 1

  6. 6 :  2el

Examples of l in a sentence

  1. a word that starts with an l

  2. a word that starts with l

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of l

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


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l

abbreviation

Definition of l

  1. 1 lady

  2. 2 lake

  3. 3 lambert

  4. 4 land

  5. 5 large

  6. 6 late

  7. 7 left

  8. 8 length

  9. 9 [Latin libra] pound

  10. 10 line

  11. 11 liquid

  12. 12 lira

  13. 13 liter

  14. 14 little

  15. 15 low

Examples of l in a sentence

  1. The area of a rectangle is L x W.


L

abbreviation

Definition of L

  1. 1 Lagrangian

  2. 2 long

  3. 3 loss; losses


l-

prefix

Definition of l-

  1. 1 \ˌlē-(ˌ)vō, ˌel, ˈel\ :  levorotatory <l-tartaric acid>

  2. 2 \ˌel, ˈel\ :  having a similar configuration at a selected carbon atom to the configuration of levorotatory glyceraldehyde —usually printed as a small capital <l-fructose>

Origin and Etymology of l-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from lev-


L Defined for English Language Learners

1

l

play
noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈel\

Definition of l for English Language Learners

  • : the twelfth letter of the English alphabet

  • : the Roman numeral that means 50


L Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈel\

Definition of l for Students

plural

l's

or

ls

\ˈelz\
  1. 1 :  the twelfth letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  50 in Roman numerals


L

abbreviation

Definition of L for Students

  1. 1 large

  2. 2 left

  3. 3 liter


Medical Dictionary

L

abbreviation

Medical Definition of L

  1. 1left

  2. 2levorotatory

  3. 3light

  4. 4liquid

  5. 5liter

  6. 6lumbar—used especially with a number from 1 to 5 to indicate a vertebra or segment of the spinal cord in the lumbar region


L

symbol

Medical Definition of L

  1. lithium


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