1 [loh]

before 900; Middle English; conflation of lo exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy, O! (Old English lā; see la2) and lo, shortened form of loke (Old English lōca), imperative of loken to look

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2 [loh]
an informal, simplified spelling of low1, used especially in labeling or advertising commercial products: lo calorie.
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lo (ləʊ)
look! see! (now often in the phrase lo and behold)
[Old English ]

abbreviation for

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Word Origin & History

from O.E. la, exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy, influenced in M.E. by lo!, short for lok "look!" imperative of loken "to look."
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Computing Dictionary

LO definition

Linear Objects. A concurrent logic programming language based on linear logic, an extension of Horn logic with a new kind of OR-concurrency.
["LO and Behold! Concurrent Structured Processes", J. Andreoli et al, SIGPLAN Notices 25(10):44-56 (OOPSLA/ECOOP '90) (Oct 1990)].
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. Lao

  2. low

love olympics (that is, sex with the intent to procreate)
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any of several sizes and styles of Chinese gong. The most common luo are characteristically round and convex in shape, with edges that are turned toward the back. They come in many sizes and may be played singly or in groups; small luo of different sizes (and therefore pitches) may be hung together and used melodically. Usually the instruments are hung on a rack, although some smaller luo are held in the hand. The combination of gongs and drums (luogu) is common in Chinese music and has its own special notation (luogujing).

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