[choh-lee] /ˈtʃoʊ li/
a short-sleeved blouse or bodice, often one exposing part of the midriff, worn by Hindu women in India.
noun (pl) -lis
a short-sleeved bodice, as worn by Indian women
[koh-lee-am-buh s] /ˌkoʊ liˈæm bəs/ noun, plural choliambi [koh-lee-am-bahy] /ˌkoʊ liˈæm baɪ/ (Show IPA). Prosody. 1. a line of iambic meter with a spondee or trochee replacing the last foot.
cholic cho·lic (kō’lĭk) or cho·le·ic (kō-lē’ĭk) adj. Of or relating to bile.
[koh-leen, kol-een] /ˈkoʊ lin, ˈkɒl in/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a quaternary ammonium cation, C 5 H 14 N + O, one of the B-complex vitamins, found in the lecithin of many plants and animals. 2. choline hydroxide, C 5 H 15 NO 2 , the viscous, strongly alkaline commercial form of this compound, usually synthesized, […]
[koh-lik, kol-ik] /ˈkoʊ lɪk, ˈkɒl ɪk/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a bile acid, C 24 H 40 O 5 , related to the sex hormones and cholesterol. 2. the commercial form of this compound, obtained from beef bile, used chiefly in the manufacture of drugs and in research. /ˈkəʊlɪk/ noun 1. a crystalline insoluble acid present […]