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lac1 British & World English

A resinous substance secreted as a protective covering by the lac insect, used to make varnish, shellac, sealing wax, dyes, etc.

lac2 British & World English

Denoting the ability of normal strains of the bacterium E. coli to metabolize lactose, or the genetic factors involved in this ability (which is lost in some mutant strains)

lac3 British & World English

Variant spelling of lakh.

LAC British & World English

Leading Aircraftman or Leading Aircraftwoman

lakh British & World English

A hundred thousand

lac in lakh British & World English

A hundred thousand

Lac Léman British & World English

French name for Lake Geneva (see Geneva, Lake).

Lac Léman New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

French name for Geneva, Lake

lac insect British & World English

An Asian scale insect which lives on croton trees and produces secretions that are used in the production of shellac

Fond du Lac British & World English

An industrial and commercial city in southeastern Wisconsin, on Lake Winnebago; population 42,025 (est. 2008)

BL Lac object British & World English

A type of remote elliptical galaxy with a very compact starlike nucleus, remarkable for its considerable short-term variations in brightness and radio emissions