[lee-werd] /ˈli wərd/
a group of islands in the N Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, extending from Puerto Rico SE to Martinique.
a group of islands in the Caribbean, in the N Lesser Antilles between Puerto Rico and Martinique
a former British colony in the E Caribbean (1871–1956), consisting of Antigua, Barbuda, Redonda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands
a group of islands in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia in the W Society Archipelago: Huahiné, Raiatéa, Tahaa, Bora-Bora, and Maupiti. Pop: 30 221 (2002) French name Îles sous le Vent
noun 1. . noun 1. the wavelike effect, characterized by severe updrafts and downdrafts, that occurs when rapidly flowing air encounters the steep front of a mountain range. noun 1. (meteorol) a stationary wave sometimes formed in an air stream on the leeward side of a hill or mountain range
[lee-wey] /ˈliˌweɪ/ noun 1. extra time, space, materials, or the like, within which to operate; margin: With ten minutes’ leeway we can catch the train. 2. a degree of freedom of action or thought: His instructions gave us plenty of leeway. 3. Also called sag. Nautical. the amount or angle of the drift of a […]
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- Le factor
LE factor n. Any of the antinuclear immunoglobulins that are in the plasma of persons with disseminated lupus erythematosus.