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lo

1

[ loh ]

interjection

  1. look! see! (frequently used in Biblical expressions; now usually used as an expression of surprise in the phrase lo and behold ).


lo

2

[ loh ]

adjective

  1. an informal, simplified spelling of low 1, used especially in labeling or advertising commercial products:

    lo calorie.

LO

3

abbreviation for

  1. little one (used, especially by women, in digital communications to refer to one's infant or young child):

    We've been cloth diapering since my LO hit 10 pounds, about 6 months now.

  2. loved one (used, especially by women, in digital communications to refer to one's romantic partner or spouse):

    I realized that my LO and I really didn't have much in common in terms of interests and basic values that could have held us together.

LO

1

abbreviation for

  1. hello


lo

2

/ ləʊ /

interjection

  1. look! see! (now often in the phrase lo and behold )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lo1

before 900; Middle English; conflation of lo exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy, O! ( Old English lā; la 2 ) and lo, shortened form of loke ( Old English lōca ), imperative of loken to look

Origin of lo2

First recorded in 2000–05 LO fordef 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lo1

Old English

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Example Sentences

Lights will flash in time with the beat creating the perfect atmosphere for a raucous party or setting the mood for a lo-fi study session.

We’ve announced that recently, and we work very closely with companies like Audi, who are deploying new AI inference on the factory floor in tight collaboration with compute that resides either on that floor or nearby in a co-lo facility.

Panic’s lo-fi device even has the monochrome, non-backlit screen which harkens back to Nintendo’s handheld.

After nearly writing off this Devolver Digital game as another uninspired, lo-fi indie game, I decided—admittedly, upon a colleague's prodding—to give Loop Hero a spin.

Brands like Lo & Sons and Delsey are already tapping Travel Noire to connect with black travelers.

And lo, Snowballs—underpants which can hold a flexible gel pack that you store in the freezer—was born.

And lo and behold, she was determined to sink the mining industry, and we were determined to fight for our community.

“In a sense, the masses are not organized,” says Lo, who is with the South China Morning Post.

Beijing knows, as Alex Lo put it, “that it holds all the cards.”

The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "Behold, how ye prevail nothing; lo, the world is gone after him."

The shaft whizzed away with force enough to delight him, and, lo, there was the first bow-and-arrow!

Impulsively I reached out, and pressed the parts of the ring into a close-fitting whole, when, lo!

And lo, this Olympian being, this unfathomable man, descended from his cloud-capped heights and held out his hand to Tchaikovsky.

"Lo-ong ways," she crooned, and her voice was the first attractive thing Bud had discovered about her.

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