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Lisa

[lee-suh, -zuh] /ˈli sə, -zə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for Lisa
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  • Barlasch nudged Lisa, indicated his own mouth, and pushed her towards the kitchen.

    Barlasch of the Guard H. S. Merriman
  • Notwithstanding her action in this matter, Lisa was not an ill-natured or callous woman.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • When he made this proposal, Lisa asked for twenty-four hours to consider it.

  • Quenu's hands trembled slightly, and it was Lisa who did most of the work.

  • You wouldn't find my aunt Lisa kicking her foot through her pans!

Lisa in Technology

1. Local Integrated Software Architecture.
A personal computer introduced by Apple Computer, Inc. in 1983. The LISA was a predecessor of the Macintosh and was the first personal computer on the market with a graphical user interface.
It was origionally named after Steve Jobs's daughter. The acronym was applied later.
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2. A system for statistical data analysis, similar to S.
FTP MIT (ftp://dolphin.mit.edu/).
3. Large Installation Systems Administration.
(2001-10-16)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for Lisa

LISA

Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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