[lav-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈlæv əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
noun, plural lavatories.
a room fitted with equipment for washing the hands and face and usually with flush toilet facilities.
a flush toilet; water closet.
a bowl or basin with running water for washing or bathing purposes; washbowl.
any place where washing is done.
noun (pl) -ries
Also called toilet, water closet, WC
the washing place in a convent or monastic establishment
late 14c., “washbasin,” from Latin lavatorium “place for washing,” noun use of neuter of adjective lavatorius “pertaining to washing,” from lavatus, past participle of lavare “to wash” (see lave). Sense of “washroom” is first attested 1650s; as a euphemism for “toilet, W.C.,” it is attested by 1864.
noun 1. a gilded frame for a circular or oval painting, having a rectangular exterior form.
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
[law-ren-see-uh m] /lɔˈrɛn si əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a synthetic, radioactive, metallic element. Symbol: Lr; atomic number: 103. /lɒˈrɛnsɪəm; lɔː-/ noun 1. a transuranic element artificially produced from californium. Symbol: Lr; atomic no: 103; half-life of most stable isotope, 256Lr: 35 seconds; valency: 3 n. 1961, Modern Latin, from the name of Ernest O. Lawrence […]
[law-ren-shuh n] /lɔˈrɛn ʃən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of D. H. Lawrence, his works, or his ideas. noun 2. a person who studies the works of D. H. Lawrence. 3. an advocate or adherent of the philosophy of D. H. Lawrence. /lɔːˈrɛnʃən/ adjective 1. relating to or characteristic of D. H. Lawrence