noun, plural li·brae [lahy-bree, lee-brahy]. /ˈlaɪ bri, ˈli braɪ/.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of libra1
Words nearby libra
Definition for libra (2 of 3)
noun, plural li·bras [lee-vrahs]. /ˈli vrɑs/.
Origin of libra2
Definition for libra (3 of 3)
noun, genitive Li·brae [lee-brahy, lahy-bree] /ˈli braɪ, ˈlaɪ bri/ for 1.
- the seventh sign of the zodiac: the cardinal air sign.
- Also Libran. a person born under this sign, usually between September 23rd and October 22nd.
Origin of Libra
Example sentences from the Web for libra
One rival, called Celo Dollar, is also governed by an association, which attracted many of the same companies that initially flocked to Libra.Facebook-backed Libra association changes its name to Diem|Verne Kopytoff|December 1, 2020|Fortune
Libra, the Facebook-led payments platform since renamed Diem, is said to be eyeing a 2021 launch.Facebook’s latest acquisition pushes outside its comfort zone|rhhackettfortune|December 1, 2020|Fortune
The document refers to a “global stablecoin project,” which describes Libra.
The Libra team did not immediately offer a comment about the impending report.
Some 322 light-years away in the constellation Libra lies one of the most extreme and hottest worlds discovered by astronomers so far.A deep-space telescope spied an exoplanet so hot it can vaporize iron|Paola Rosa-Aquino|October 5, 2020|Popular Science
Why in the world have I waited till the day your Libra gets its nihil obstat from Christopher Lemondrop* to send you a note.
BORN THIS WEEK Viggo Mortensen (October 20, 1958) Libra is the cardinal-air sign, which translates to light.
We see her liberal Libra spirit in other Scales ladies like Susan Sarandon, Janeane Garofalo, and Martina Navratilova.
Libra women embody this ancient goddess, self-entitled to cast their judgments as instruments of justice.
Control issues come into focus as Saturn forms a cluster in Libra with Venus, Mercury and the Sun.
With the one quintal that resulted therefrom, they incorporated on the said day one libra of quicksilver.
If he was in Libra or Taurus, his influence would be suppressed by Venus, as these signs were in her mansions.Astronomical Lore in Chaucer|Florence M. Grimm
Whereupon he would carol out the tender taunt, "Ahaha, du libra Ogostine!"In the Arena|Booth Tarkington
The Libra qualities assigned to those born in October were all his.Edgar Saltus: The Man|Marie Saltus
The southern scale of Libra meant bad fortune, while the northern was eminently fortunate.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
British Dictionary definitions for libra (1 of 2)
noun plural -brae (-briː)
Word Origin for libra
British Dictionary definitions for libra (2 of 2)
noun Latin genitive Librae (ˈliːbriː)
- Also called: the Scales, the Balance the seventh sign of the zodiac, symbol ♎, having a cardinal air classification and ruled by the planet Venus. The sun is in this sign between about Sept 23 and Oct 22
- a person born under this sign