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LS

1.
left side.
2.
letter signed.
3.
library science.
4.

L.S.

1.
Licentiate in Surgery.
2.
Linnaean Society.
3.
the place of the seal, as on a document.
Origin
(def 3) < Latin locus sigillī

l.s.

1.
See L.S (def 3).

L, l

[el] /ɛl/
noun, plural L's or Ls, l's or ls.
1.
the 12th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter L or l, as in let, dull, cradle.
3.
something having the shape of an L .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter L or l.
5.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter L or l.

L

[el] /ɛl/
noun, plural L's or Ls. Informal.
1.
an elevated railroad.

L

[el] /ɛl/
noun, plural L's or Ls.
1.
ell1 .
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British Dictionary definitions for LS

ls1

abbreviation
1.
(on a document) the place of the seal
Word Origin
from Latin locus sigilli

ls2

abbreviation
1.
Lesotho

LS

abbreviation
1.
Lesotho (international car registration)

l

/ɛl/
noun (pl) l's, L's, Ls
1.
the 12th letter and ninth consonant of the modern English alphabet
2.
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a lateral, as in label
3.
  1. something shaped like an L
  2. (in combination): an L-shaped room

l

symbol
1.
litre
2.
(physics) lepton number

L

symbol
1.
ell (unit)
2.
lambert(s)
3.
large
4.
Latin
5.
(on British motor vehicles) learner driver
6.
(physics) length
7.
live
8.
(currency)
  1. pound Usually written £
  2. lempira
  3. lek
  4. leu
  5. lire
9.
(aeronautics) lift
10.
(electronics) inductor (in circuit diagrams)
11.
(physics) latent heat
12.
(physics) self-inductance
13.
(chem) the Avogadro constant
14.
(Roman numeral) 50 See Roman numerals
abbreviation
15.
Luxembourg (international car registration)
Word Origin
(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 The shape of the Roman letter is an early one in Greek, adopted before it was superseded in Greek by the inverted form which became the Greek lambda.

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LS in Medicine

L abbr.

  1. inductance

  2. left

  3. 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)

  4. or l liter

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LS in Science
l  
Abbreviation of length, liter
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LS in Technology


1. The Unix command for listing a directory.
Unix manual page: ls(1).
2. The country code for Lesotho.
(2000-03-18)

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Related Abbreviations for LS

LS

  1. Lesotho (international vehicle ID)
  2. level sensor
  3. lumbosacral

l

  1. length
  2. liter

L

  1. 50
  2. lambert
  3. [coarse/ suggestive] language (television rating)
  4. large
  5. Latino (as in personal ads)
  6. left
  7. lesbian (as in personal ads)
  8. Luxembourg (international vehicle ID)

L.S.

Latin locus sigilli (the place of the seal)
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