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lyrical lyric. [2 definitions]
lyricism lyric style or character; songlike form. [2 definitions]
lyricist one who composes the words of songs. [2 definitions]
lysergic acid diethylamide see LSD.
lysimeter a device that measures the drainage of water through soils and thus determines the solubility of those substances that have been removed.
lysin any of various antibodies that destroy bacteria or red blood cells.
-lysis decomposition; disintegration.
lysis the destruction or splitting of cells by antibodies, chemical agents, or the like. [2 definitions]
-lyte1 a substance capable of being decomposed by (such) a process.
-lyte2 variant of -lite.
-lytic of, relating to, or causing (such) dissolution or decomposition. [2 definitions]
lytta a wormlike band of cartilage on the underside of the tongue of dogs and certain other carnivorous mammals.
-lyze to dissolve, decompose, disintegrate, or the like.
M1 abbreviation of "medium," middle or intermediate in size or degree.
M2 in Roman numeral notation, 1,000.
M3 abbreviation of "male."
M. abbreviation of "Monsieur," the French title of respect and term of address for a man, corresponding to "Mister" or "Sir".
M- used with a number to denote equipment produced for U.S. military use, such as the M-16 rifle.
m the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet.
m.1 abbreviation of "meter," or "meters," the basic unit of length of the metric system, equal to one hundred centimeters or 3.28 feet.
m.2 abbreviation of "mass," in physics, the quality of a body that determines its resistance to acceleration.