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lox1

Syllabification: lox
Pronunciation: /läks
 
/
(also LOX)

noun

Liquid oxygen.
Example sentences
  • LOX also had extensive use in making oxyliquit explosives, but is rarely used now due to a high rate of accidents.
  • Our chemistry lecture made us ice-cream using LOx.

Origin

early 20th century: acronym from l(iquid) o(xygen) (e)x(plosive), later interpreted as being from l(iquid) ox(ygen).

Words that rhyme with lox

box, cox, detox, fox, Foxe, Knox, outfox, ox, phlox, pox, Stocks

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Syllabification: lox
Pronunciation: /
 
läks/

noun

North American
Smoked salmon.
Example sentences
  • No. And then I started to have fruit and then there was this one fantasy I've been having the whole time which was a lox and cream cheese bagel.
  • He'd eat the lox and cream cheese, gnaw on the bagel innards, and leave the bagel shells on the floor.
  • All the anecdotes were new to us, the creaking chair-bound jokes fresh as this morning's lox.

Origin

1940s: from Yiddish laks.

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