Words starting with lo

Words and definitions

Meaning of Lockjaw

Lockjaw means: A contraction of the muscles of the jaw by which its motion is suspended; a variety of tetanus.

Meaning of Lockless

Lockless means: Destitute of a lock.

Meaning of Lockman

Lockman means: A public executioner.

Meaning of Lockout

Lockout means: The closing of a factory or workshop by an employer, usually in order to bring the workmen to satisfactory terms by a suspension of wages.

Meaning of Lockram

Lockram means: A kind of linen cloth anciently used in England, originally imported from Brittany.

Meaning of Locksmith

Locksmith means: An artificer whose occupation is to make or mend locks.

Meaning of Lock step

Lock step means: A mode of marching by a body of men going one after another as closely as possible, in which the leg of each moves at the same time with the corresponding leg of the person before him.

Meaning of Lock stitch

Lock stitch means: A peculiar sort of stitch formed by the locking of two threads together, as in the work done by some sewing machines. See Stitch.

Meaning of Lockup

Lockup means: A place where persons under arrest are temporarily locked up; a watchhouse.

Meaning of Lock-weir

Lock-weir means: A waste weir for a canal, discharging into a lock chamber.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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