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li1

[lee] /li/
noun, Music.
1.
the solmization syllable used for the semitone between the sixth and seventh degrees of a scale.
Origin
alteration of la1

li2

[lee] /li/
noun, plural li.
1.
a Chinese unit of distance, equivalent to about one-third of a mile (0.5 km).
Origin
1580-90; < Chinese

li3

[lee] /li/
noun
1.
(in Chinese ethical philosophy) the etiquette traditionally prescribed for individuals or groups of people in a given situation.
Origin
1910-15; < Chinese

Li

[lee] /li/
noun
1.
a member of an aboriginal people of the island of Hainan in Southeastern China.
2.
the Kadai language of the Li.
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British Dictionary definitions for li's

li1

/liː/
noun
1.
a Chinese unit of length, approximately equal to 590 yards
Word Origin
from Chinese

li2

abbreviation
1.
Liechtenstein

Li

Chemical symbol
1.
lithium

LI

abbreviation
1.
Long Island
2.
Light Infantry
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li's in Medicine

Li
The symbol for the element lithium.

Li (lē), Cho Hao. Born 1913.

Chinese-born American chemist known for isolating and analyzing a number of hormones secreted by the pituitary gland.

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li's in Science
Li  
The symbol for lithium.
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Related Abbreviations for li's

li

link

Li

lithium
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Encyclopedia Article for li's

li

Chinese bronze, wide-mouthed cooking vessel that was supported by three legs shaped like pointed lobes. These legs were well articulated on the body of the vessel and formed an extension of the interior volume

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