[lev-uh-loi-zee-uh n, -zhuh n] /ˌlɛv əˈlɔɪ zi ən, -ʒən/
of, relating to, or characteristic of a distinctive late Lower and Middle Paleolithic method of preparing a stone core so that preformed thin, oval or triangular flakes with sharp edges could be struck from it.
of or relating to a Lower Palaeolithic culture in W Europe, characterized by a method of flaking flint tools so that one side of the core is flat and the other domed
Relating to a technique for producing flaked stone tools that appeared in the late stages of the Acheulian (Lower Paleolithic) tool culture, characterized by a distinctive method of striking off flake tools from a prepared stone core. In the Levalloisian technique, large, sharp flakes were struck from the core with a single blow and could be used, possibly for skinning and butchering, without further flaking or finishing. Later refinements to the Levalloisian technique formed the basis for the Mousterian (Middle Paleolithic) technology.
[luh-val-wa-pe-re] /lə val wa pɛˈrɛ/ noun 1. a suburb of Paris, in N France, on the Seine.
- Levallorphan tartrate
levallorphan tartrate lev·al·lor·phan tartrate (lěv’ə-lôr’fən, -fān’) n. An analogue of levorphanol that counteracts the actions of narcotic analgesics such as morphine and is used especially in the treatment of respiratory depression due to overdosage of narcotics.
[li-vant] /lɪˈvænt/ verb (used without object), British Slang. 1. to leave secretly or hurriedly to avoid paying debts. [li-vant] /lɪˈvænt/ noun 1. the lands bordering the E shores of the Mediterranean Sea. 2. Also called Levant morocco. a superior grade of morocco having a large and prominent grain, originally made in the Levant. /lɪˈvænt/ noun […]
noun 1. a silver coin, either a Maria Theresa thaler or an imitation of one, formerly used for trade with Abyssinia, Eritrea, Aden, etc. Imitations bear the date 1780 regardless of the year of minting.