Other definitions for lister (2 of 3)
a person who makes or compiles a list, especially an appraiser or assessor.
Other definitions for Lister (3 of 3)
Joseph, 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Re·gis [lahym ree-jis], /laɪm ˈri dʒɪs/, 1827–1912, English surgeon: founder of modern antiseptic surgery.
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How to use lister in a sentence
lister is being held in Baltimore, pending extradition to Fairfax County.
A Fairfax County police spokesman said that the case in which lister was awaiting trial occurred in the county in 2020, but it was not listed in online court records.
Members of the lister family did not respond to requests for comment.
lister’s adventurous walk through life ended at the age of 49, after developing a fever en route to Russia.
lister began his career in the entertainment industry as a professional wrestler using the stage names Zeus, and Z-Gangsta, before becoming an actor.
ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds | Barbie Latza Nadeau | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or consider the actor Orlando Jones, who is not exactly known as a Hollywood A-lister (though he was great in Drumline).Miley Cyrus Embraces Activism Like a Stripper Pole and It's Fantastic | Sally Kohn | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She has a hard time getting the self-absorbed, self-loathing D-lister to open up (in between booze binges).'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix | Marlow Stern | August 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“All of this is damaging to the Syrian revolution,” lister adds.
Cast in the leading female role, Khan will star alongside Bollywood A-lister, Sachiin Joshi.
Dr. lister swung his foot rapidly; he anticipated with delight his journey to New York.
In late August of the next year, Thomasina came slowly across the green from the lister house toward the campus gate.
There were traces of tears on Mrs. lister's face, as was natural to one who was bidding farewell this evening to a happy era.
It has effected such a change in surgery as to make the surgery before lister's time seem almost barbarous.Invention | Bradley A. Fiske
lister began with the supposition that the air contains the germs which are most active and pernicious in producing disease.An Epitome of the History of Medicine | Roswell Park
British Dictionary definitions for lister (1 of 2)
US and Canadian agriculture a plough with a double mouldboard designed to throw soil to either side of a central furrow: Also called: lister plough, middlebreaker, middle buster
British Dictionary definitions for Lister (2 of 2)
Joseph, 1st Baron Lister. 1827–1912, British surgeon, who introduced the use of antiseptics
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Scientific definitions for Lister
British surgeon who, influenced by Pasteur's germ theory of disease, established in 1865 a system of antiseptic measures in hospitals to combat infections. His practices dramatically decreased the number by deaths caused by infection and were gradually adopted in hospitals throughout Europe.
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