(intransitive) another term for lamb (sense 6)
(transitive) (Austral, informal) to persuade (someone) to spend all his money
[lam-buh n-see] /ˈlæm bən si/ noun, plural lambencies for 2. 1. the quality of being . 2. something that is . n. 1817, from lambent + -cy.
[lam-buh nt] /ˈlæm bənt/ adjective 1. running or moving lightly over a surface: lambent tongues of flame. 2. dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful: lambent wit. 3. softly bright or radiant: a lambent light. /ˈlæmbənt/ adjective 1. (esp of a flame) flickering softly over a surface 2. glowing with soft radiance 3. […]
[lam-bert] /ˈlæm bərt/ noun, Optics. 1. the centimeter-gram-second unit of luminance or brightness, equivalent to 0.32 candles per square centimeter, and equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting one lumen per square centimeter. Abbreviation: L. [lam-bert; for 2 also German lahm-bert] /ˈlæm bərt; for 2 also German ˈlɑm bɛrt/ noun […]
noun, Cartography. 1. a conformal projection in which meridians are represented as straight lines converging toward the nearest pole and parallels as arc segments of concentric circles.