Sidney, 1842–81, U.S. poet and literary scholar.
surname, from Old French lainier “wool-monger,” from Latin lana “wool” (see wool).
[luh-nif-er-uh s] /ləˈnɪf ər əs/ adjective 1. wool-bearing: sheep and other laniferous animals. /ləˈnɪfərəs/ adjective 1. (biology) bearing wool or fleecy hairs resembling wool
[lah-nee-kahy] /ˈlɑ niˈkaɪ/ noun 1. a town adjoining Kailua, on SE Oahu, in Hawaii.
- La niña
/læ ˈniːnjə/ noun 1. (meteorol) a cooling of the eastern tropical Pacific, occurring in certain years La Niña (lä nēn’yä) A cooling of the surface water of the eastern and central Pacific Ocean, occurring somewhat less frequently than El Niño events but causing similar, generally opposite disruptions to global weather patterns. La Niña conditions occur […]
- Laning and zierler
language Possibly the first true working algebraic compiler. Written by J.H. Laning Jr and N. Zierler in 1953-1954 to run on MIT’s Whirlwind computer. [Sammet 1969, pp. 131-132]. [Did the language have a name?] (1994-11-01)