LS


left side.
letter signed.
library science.

L, l

[el]

noun, plural L's or Ls, l's or ls.

the 12th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter L or l, as in let, dull, cradle.
something having the shape of an L.
a written or printed representation of the letter L or l.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter L or l.

L

[el]

noun, plural L's or Ls.

L

[el]

noun, plural L's or Ls. Informal.

an elevated railroad.

l.s.

L.S.

Licentiate in Surgery.
Linnaean Society.
the place of the seal, as on a document.

Origin of L.S.

(def 3) < Latin locus sigillī
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British Dictionary definitions for ls

ls

1

abbreviation for

(on a document) the place of the seal

Word Origin for ls

from Latin locus sigilli

ls

2

the internet domain name for

Lesotho

LS

abbreviation for

Lesotho (international car registration)

l

L

noun plural l's, L's or Ls

the 12th letter and ninth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a lateral, as in label
  1. something shaped like an L
  2. (in combination)an L-shaped room

l

symbol for

litre
physics lepton number

L

symbol for

ell (unit)
lambert(s)
large
Latin
(on British motor vehicles) learner driver
physics length
live
currency
  1. poundUsually written: £
  2. lempira
  3. lek
  4. leu
  5. lire
aeronautics lift
electronics inductor (in circuit diagrams)
physics latent heat
physics self-inductance
chem the Avogadro constant
(Roman numeral) 50See Roman numerals

abbreviation for

Luxembourg (international car registration)

Word Origin for L

(for sense 8a) Latin libra pound
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Word Origin and History for ls

L

Roman letter, from Greek lambda, from Semitic lamed. The shape of the Roman letter is an early one in Greek, adopted before it was superseded in Greek by the inverted form which became the Greek lambda.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ls in Medicine

L

abbr.

left
limes (used with a lower case letter or a plus sign, or used with a subscript letter or plus sign as a symbol for various doses of toxin)
or l liter
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ls in Science

l

Abbreviation of length, liter
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