l's

L, l

[el]
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.
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L

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

L

[el]
noun, plural L's or Ls.
ell1.
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l or L (ɛl)
 
n , 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.  a.  something shaped like an L
 b.  (in combination): an L-shaped room
 
L or L
 
n

l
 
symbol for
1.  litre
2.  physics lepton number

L
 
symbol for
1.  ell (unit)
2.  lambert(s)
3.  large
4.  Latin
5.  (on British motor vehicles) learner driver
6.  physics length
7.  live
8.  currency
 a.  Usually written: £ pound
 b.  lempira
 c.  lek
 d.  leu
 e.  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 See Roman numerals 50
 
abbreviation for
15.  Luxembourg (international car registration)
 
[(for sense 8a) Latin libra pound]

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Medical Dictionary

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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Science Dictionary
l  
Abbreviation of length, liter
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
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)

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