a tidal current running in the direction toward which the wind is blowing.
[leet-speek] /ˈlitˌspik/ noun, Digital Technology. 1. a coded spelling system and language used in very informal communications on the Internet, featuring letters combined with numbers or special characters in place of letters that they may resemble, and including inventive misspellings, jargon, and slang. 2. the spelling conventions and jargon of this system and language. /ˈliːtˌspiːk/ […]
[ley-y-wahr-duh n] /ˈleɪ üˌwɑr dən/ noun 1. a city in N Netherlands. [freez-luh nd; Dutch frees-lahnt] /ˈfriz lənd; Dutch ˈfrisˌlɑnt/ noun 1. a province in the N Netherlands. 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km). Capital: Leeuwarden. /Dutch ˈleːwɑrdə/ noun 1. a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Friesland province. Pop: 91 000 (2003 est) […]
[lee-werd; Nautical loo-erd] /ˈli wərd; Nautical ˈlu ərd/ adjective 1. pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows (opposed to ). noun 2. the side; the point or quarter toward which the wind blows. adverb 3. toward the . /ˈliːwəd; nautical ˈluːəd/ adjective 1. of, in, or moving to […]
[lee-werd] /ˈli wərd/ plural noun 1. a group of islands in the N Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, extending from Puerto Rico SE to Martinique. /ˈliːwəd/ plural noun 1. a group of islands in the Caribbean, in the N Lesser Antilles between Puerto Rico and Martinique 2. a former British colony in the E […]