dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


9 definitions found
 for La
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Interoperculum \In`ter*o*per"cu*lum\, n.; pl. -la (-l[.a]).
     (Anat.)
     The postero-inferior opercular bone, in fishes.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peplum \Pep"lum\, n.; pl. E. -lumus, L. -la. [L.]
     A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos;
     also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  La \La\, interj. [Cf. Lo.]
     1. Look; see; behold; -- sometimes followed by you. [Obs.]
        --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An exclamation of surprise; -- commonly followed by me;
        as, La me! [Low]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  La \La\ (l[aum]), n. (Mus.)
        (a) A syllable applied to the sixth tone of the scale in
            music in solmization.
        (b) The tone A; -- so called among the French and
            Italians.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  La
      n 1: a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily;
           occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as
           a rare earth [syn: lanthanum, La, atomic number 57]
      2: a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one
         of the Confederate states during the American Civil War [syn:
         Louisiana, Pelican State, LA]
      3: the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or
         minor scale in solmization [syn: la, lah]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  LA
         [MPEG] Licensing Administration (MPEG)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  LA
         Limited Availability (IBM, OS/2)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  LA
         Location Area (MSC, GSM, mobile-systems)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  la
  
      The country code for Laos.
  
     (1999-01-27)
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org