- a male or female given name, form of Lou.
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Examples from the Web for lu
Lu was confirmed to be the Deputy Secretary for the Department of Labor in April.There Are No Asian-Americans In The Cabinet For The First Time Since 2000
June 1, 2014
Chinese math guru Lu Chao currently holds the Guinness World Record for most memorized digits.17 Facts to Crack the Mystery of Pi
March 14, 2013
U.S Marine Lu Lobello watched Iraqi insurgents in Baghdad ambush his unit and shoot his radio operator in the head.Vets Discuss Healing After the Horrors of War
November 15, 2012
An irate man, Lu Jianbo, attacks a woman with a knife, repeatedly stabbing her while neighbors scream, but otherwise do nothing.
With that kind of connection, Lu is invincible—and he knows it.
"We live at Aunt Lu's house—that is we're paying her a visit," said Bunny.
It's the only one there is for Aunt Lu's house, and it isn't very big.
But if there were no gentlemen in Lu, where could he have picked it up?
The three chiefs were the heads of the three great clans that were all-powerful in Lu.
Nor was the condition of the other states of the empire better than that of Lu.
- loudness unit
- The symbol for the elementlutetium
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- The symbol for lutetium.
- A silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series that is used in nuclear technology. Its radioactive isotope is used in determining the age of meteorites. Atomic number 71; atomic weight 174.97; melting point 1,663°C; boiling point 3,395°C; specific gravity 9.840 (at 25°C); valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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