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li

2 [lee]
noun, plural li.
a Chinese unit of distance, equivalent to about one-third of a mile (0.5 km).

Origin:
1580–90; < Chinese

li

3 [lee]
noun
(in Chinese ethical philosophy) the etiquette traditionally prescribed for individuals or groups of people in a given situation.

Origin:
1910–15; < Chinese

Li

[lee]
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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li1 (liː)
 
n
a Chinese unit of length, approximately equal to 590 yards
 
[from Chinese]

li2
 
the internet domain name for
Liechtenstein

Li
 
the chemical symbol for
lithium

LI
 
abbreviation for
1.  Long Island
2.  Light Infantry

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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  
The symbol for lithium.
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LIS definition


Langage Implementation Systeme.
A predecessor of Ada developed by Ichbiah in 1973. It was influenced by Pascal's data structures and Sue's control structures. A type declaration can have a low-level implementation specification.
["The System Implementation Language LIS", J.D. Ichbiah et al, CII Honeywell-Bull, TR 4549 E/EN, Louveciennes France (Dec 1974)].
["The Two-Level Approach to Data Independent Programming in LIS", J.D. Ichbiah et al, in Machine Oriented Higher Level Languages, W. van der Poel ed, N-H 1974, pp.161-169].
(1994-12-01)

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li
link
Li
lithium
LIS
Portela de Sacavem Airport (Lisbon, Portugal)
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