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8 definitions found
 for Live oak
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oak \Oak\ ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D.
     eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks
        have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and
        staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut,
        called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a
        scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now
        recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly
        fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe,
        Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few
        barely reaching the northern parts of South America and
        Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand
        proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually
        hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary
        rays, forming the silver grain.
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     2. The strong wood or timber of the oak.
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     Note: Among the true oaks in America are:
  
     Barren oak, or
  
     Black-jack, Quercus nigra.
  
     Basket oak, Quercus Michauxii.
  
     Black oak, Quercus tinctoria; -- called also yellow oak
        or quercitron oak.
  
     Bur oak (see under Bur.), Quercus macrocarpa; -- called
        also over-cup or mossy-cup oak.
  
     Chestnut oak, Quercus Prinus and Quercus densiflora.
  
     Chinquapin oak (see under Chinquapin), Quercus
        prinoides.
  
     Coast live oak, Quercus agrifolia, of California; -- also
        called enceno.
  
     Live oak (see under Live), Quercus virens, the best of
        all for shipbuilding; also, Quercus Chrysolepis, of
        California.
  
     Pin oak. Same as Swamp oak.
  
     Post oak, Quercus obtusifolia.
  
     Red oak, Quercus rubra.
  
     Scarlet oak, Quercus coccinea.
  
     Scrub oak, Quercus ilicifolia, Quercus undulata, etc.
        
  
     Shingle oak, Quercus imbricaria.
  
     Spanish oak, Quercus falcata.
  
     Swamp Spanish oak, or
  
     Pin oak, Quercus palustris.
  
     Swamp white oak, Quercus bicolor.
  
     Water oak, Quercus aquatica.
  
     Water white oak, Quercus lyrata.
  
     Willow oak, Quercus Phellos.
        [1913 Webster] Among the true oaks in Europe are:
  
     Bitter oak, or
  
     Turkey oak, Quercus Cerris (see Cerris).
  
     Cork oak, Quercus Suber.
  
     English white oak, Quercus Robur.
  
     Evergreen oak,
  
     Holly oak, or
  
     Holm oak, Quercus Ilex.
  
     Kermes oak, Quercus coccifera.
  
     Nutgall oak, Quercus infectoria.
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     Note: Among plants called oak, but not of the genus
           Quercus, are:
  
     African oak, a valuable timber tree ({Oldfieldia
        Africana).
  
     Australian oak or She oak, any tree of the genus
        Casuarina (see Casuarina).
  
     Indian oak, the teak tree (see Teak).
  
     Jerusalem oak. See under Jerusalem.
  
     New Zealand oak, a sapindaceous tree ({Alectryon
        excelsum).
  
     Poison oak, a shrub once not distinguished from poison ivy,
        but now restricted to Rhus toxicodendron or Rhus
        diversiloba.
  
     Silky oak or Silk-bark oak, an Australian tree
        ({Grevillea robusta).
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     Green oak, oak wood colored green by the growth of the
        mycelium of certain fungi.
  
     Oak apple, a large, smooth, round gall produced on the
        leaves of the American red oak by a gallfly ({Cynips
        confluens). It is green and pulpy when young.
  
     Oak beauty (Zool.), a British geometrid moth ({Biston
        prodromaria) whose larva feeds on the oak.
  
     Oak gall, a gall found on the oak. See 2d Gall.
  
     Oak leather (Bot.), the mycelium of a fungus which forms
        leatherlike patches in the fissures of oak wood.
  
     Oak pruner. (Zool.) See Pruner, the insect.
  
     Oak spangle, a kind of gall produced on the oak by the
        insect Diplolepis lenticularis.
  
     Oak wart, a wartlike gall on the twigs of an oak.
  
     The Oaks, one of the three great annual English horse races
        (the Derby and St. Leger being the others). It was
        instituted in 1779 by the Earl of Derby, and so called
        from his estate.
  
     To sport one's oak, to be "not at home to visitors,"
        signified by closing the outer (oaken) door of one's
        rooms. [Cant, Eng. Univ.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Live \Live\ (l[imac]v), a. [Abbreviated from alive. See Alive,
     Life.]
     1. Having life; alive; living; not dead.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              If one man's ox hurt another's, that he die; then
              they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of
              it.                                   --Ex. xxi. 35.
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     2. Being in a state of ignition; burning; having active
        properties; as, a live coal; live embers. " The live
        ether." --Thomson.
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     3. Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing; as, a
        live man, or orator.
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     4. Vivid; bright. " The live carnation." --Thomson.
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     5. (Engin.) Imparting power; having motion; as, the live
        spindle of a lathe; live steam.
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     6. (Elec.) Connected to a voltage source; as, a live wire.
        [PJC]
  
     7. (Broadcasting) Being transmitted instantaneously, as
        events occur, in contrast to recorded.
        [PJC]
  
     8. (Sport) Still in active play; -- of a ball being used in a
        game; as, a live ball.
        [PJC]
  
     9. Pertaining to an entertainment event which was performed
        (and possibly recorded) in front of an audience;
        contrasted to performances recorded in a studio without an
        audience.
        [PJC]
  
     Live birth, the condition of being born in such a state
        that acts of life are manifested after the extrusion of
        the whole body. --Dunglison.
  
     Live box, a cell for holding living objects under
        microscopical examination. --P. H. Gosse.
  
     Live feathers, feathers which have been plucked from the
        living bird, and are therefore stronger and more elastic.
        
  
     Live gang. (Sawing) See under Gang.
  
     Live grass (Bot.), a grass of the genus Eragrostis.
  
     Live load (Engin.), a suddenly applied load; a varying
        load; a moving load; as a moving train of cars on a
        bridge, or wind pressure on a roof.
  
     Live+oak+(Bot.),+a+species+of+oak+({Quercus+virens">Live oak (Bot.), a species of oak ({Quercus virens),
        growing in the Southern States, of great durability, and
        highly esteemed for ship timber. In California the
        Quercus chrysolepis and some other species are also
        called live oaks.
  
     Live ring (Engin.), a circular train of rollers upon which
        a swing bridge, or turntable, rests, and which travels
        around a circular track when the bridge or table turns.
  
     Live steam, steam direct from the boiler, used for any
        purpose, in distinction from exhaust steam.
  
     Live stock, horses, cattle, and other domestic animals kept
        on a farm. whole body.
  
     live wire
        (a) (Elec.) a wire connected to a power source, having a
            voltage potential; -- used esp. of a power line with a
            high potential relative to ground, capable of harming
            a person who touches it.
        (b) (Fig.) a person who is unusually active, alert, or
            aggressive.
            [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  live oak
      n 1: any of several American evergreen oaks

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Live Oak -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    12309
     Housing Units (2000): 6196
     Land area (2000):     1036.298018 sq. miles (2683.999432 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    42.533116 sq. miles (110.160259 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1078.831134 sq. miles (2794.159691 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             28.310860 N, 98.106712 W
     Headwords:
      Live Oak
      Live Oak, TX
      Live Oak County
      Live Oak County, TX
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Live Oak, CA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in California
     Population (2000):    16628
     Housing Units (2000): 6405
     Land area (2000):     3.233526 sq. miles (8.374794 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.233526 sq. miles (8.374794 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            41922
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             36.981363 N, 121.980476 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     95953
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Live Oak, CA
      Live Oak
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Live Oak, CA -- U.S. city in California
     Population (2000):    6229
     Housing Units (2000): 1818
     Land area (2000):     1.900354 sq. miles (4.921893 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.900354 sq. miles (4.921893 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            41936
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             39.274518 N, 121.662003 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     95953
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Live Oak, CA
      Live Oak
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Live Oak, FL -- U.S. city in Florida
     Population (2000):    6480
     Housing Units (2000): 2745
     Land area (2000):     6.955240 sq. miles (18.013988 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.002006 sq. miles (0.005196 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.957246 sq. miles (18.019184 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            40875
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             30.294570 N, 82.985931 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Live Oak, FL
      Live Oak
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Live Oak, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    9156
     Housing Units (2000): 3518
     Land area (2000):     4.679210 sq. miles (12.119099 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.034207 sq. miles (0.088596 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.713417 sq. miles (12.207695 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            43096
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             29.550562 N, 98.338373 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     78233
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Live Oak, TX
      Live Oak
  

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