[ lith-oh ]
/ ˈlɪθ oʊ /
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noun, plural lith·os.
verb (used with object), lith·oed, lith·o·ing.
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Origin of litho
Other definitions for litho (2 of 3)
a combining form meaning “stone,” used in the formation of compound words: lithography; lithonephrotomy.
Also especially before a vowel, lith-.
Origin of litho-
<Greek, combining form of líthos
Other definitions for litho (3 of 3)
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How to use litho in a sentence
There was a great gulf fixed between the litho girls and the others.
The first question for consideration will be the initial preparation of the litho-stones.
The special re-preparing solution is used in the same manner as acetic or citric acid is employed on a litho-stone.
The manager said that in the litho department the single girls thought it infra dig.
Women never rose to mind the printing litho machines; he did not think they could do it.
British Dictionary definitions for litho (1 of 2)
/ (ˈlaɪθəʊ) /
noun, adjective, adverb plural -thos
short for lithography, lithograph, lithographic, or lithographicallySee lithograph (def. 1), lithography
British Dictionary definitions for litho (2 of 2)
before a vowel lith-
Word Origin for litho-
from Latin, from Greek, from lithos stone
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