- left side.
- letter signed.
- library science.
- 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.
- an elevated railroad.
- See L.S.(def 3).
- Licentiate in Surgery.
- Linnaean Society.
- the place of the seal, as on a document.
Origin of L.S.
Related Words for lsasperity, bind, box, catch-22, circumstance, clutch, condition, corner, crisis, deadlock, difficulty, dilemma, drag, emergency, exigency, fix, hang-up, hardship, hole, imbroglio
Examples from the Web for ls
Contemporary Examples of ls
LS Fashion Limited is fully able to meet the company's liabilities and pay all suppliers and customers.
The parent company of LS Fashion Limited based in America had made a standard loan investment to the UK subsidiary.
LS: This is a great question, because what I want to know from other writers is what their day is like.How I Write: Lisa Scottoline and Daughter Francesca Serritella
November 14, 2012
LS: How can she keep her own sense of herself in that goldfish bowl?Cherie Blair's Advice for Michelle
January 20, 2009
Historical Examples of ls
Oh, there are wags enough, I grant; not funnier d——ls in the world.Handy Andy, Volume One
It converts the Tuscan ls into ds, and its es and os into is and us.A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla
He was sent by a scientific body in Copenhagen to report on the flora of the islands of Anholt and Ls.
Double l in the main text was printed as two ls with a single connecting line.Torrent of Portyngale
Billy stared across the court to where the columned vestibule, uniting the two Ls, indicated the door.The Palace of Darkened Windows
Mary Hastings Bradley
- (on a document) the place of the seal
Word Origin for ls
- Lesotho (international car registration)
- the 12th letter and ninth consonant of the modern English alphabet
- a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a lateral, as in label
- something shaped like an L
- (in combination)an L-shaped room
- physics lepton number
- ell (unit)
- (on British motor vehicles) learner driver
- physics length
- poundUsually written: £
- aeronautics lift
- electronics inductor (in circuit diagrams)
- physics latent heat
- physics self-inductance
- chem the Avogadro constant
- (Roman numeral) 50See Roman numerals
- Luxembourg (international car registration)
Word Origin for 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.
- 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
- Abbreviation of length, liter