[lee-ver-hyoom or, often, -yoom] /ˈli vərˌhyum or, often, -ˌyum/
Viscount (William Hesketh Lever) 1851–1925, English soap manufacturer, originator of an employee profit-sharing plan, and founder of a model industrial town.
William Hesketh, 1st Viscount. 1851–1925, English soap manufacturer and philanthropist, who founded (1881) the model industrial town Port Sunlight
[lev-er, lee-ver] /ˈlɛv ər, ˈli vər/ noun 1. Mechanics. a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that is used to move an object at a second point by a force applied at a third. Compare (def 4b). 2. a means or agency of persuading or of achieving an end: Saying that the chairman […]
[ley-vuh r-koo-zuh n] /ˈleɪ vərˌku zən/ noun 1. a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine. /German ˈleːvərˌkuːzən/ noun 1. a town in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine: chemical industries. Pop: 161 543 (2003 est)
leukonecrosis leu·ko·ne·cro·sis (lōō’kō-nə-krō’sĭs, -ně-) n. See white gangrene.
leukon leu·kon (lōō’kŏn’) n. The total mass of circulating white blood cells, their precursors, and the leukopoietic cells from which they arise.