[verb lev-i-geyt; adjective lev-i-git, -geyt] /verb ˈlɛv ɪˌgeɪt; adjective ˈlɛv ɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt/
verb (used with object), levigated, levigating.
to rub, grind, or reduce to a fine powder, as in a mortar, with or without the addition of a liquid.
Chemistry. to make a homogeneous mixture of, as gels.
Botany. having a smooth, glossy surface; glabrous.
(transitive) to grind into a fine powder or a smooth paste
to form or cause to form a homogeneous mixture, as in the production of gels
(transitive) to suspend (fine particles) by grinding in a liquid, esp as a method of separating fine from coarse particles
(botany) having a smooth polished surface; glabrous
[lee-vee-mon-tl-chee-nee, ley-; Italian le-vee-mawn-tahl-chee-nee] /ˈli viˌmɒn tlˈtʃi ni, ˈleɪ-; Italian ˈlɛ viˌmɔn tɑlˈtʃi ni/ noun 1. Rita, 1909–2012, U.S. neurologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize 1986. Levi-Montalcini Le·vi-Mon·tal·ci·ni (lē’vē-mŏn’tl-chē’nē, lě’vē-môn’täl-), Rita. Born 1909. Italian-American developmental biologist. She shared a 1986 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the nerve growth factor. Levi-Montalcini (lē’vē-mŏn’tl-chē’nē, lě’vē-mōn’täl-) Italian-born American […]
[lev-in] /ˈlɛv ɪn/ noun, Archaic. 1. . /ˈlɛvɪn/ noun 1. an archaic word for lightning
[luh-veen for 1; luh-vahyn for 2] /ləˈvin for 1; ləˈvaɪn for 2/ noun 1. Jack, 1915–2010, U.S. painter. 2. James Lawrence, born 1943, U.S. orchestral conductor and pianist.
[lev-er-it, -uh-reyt, lee-ver-it, -vuh-reyt] /ˈlɛv ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt, ˈli vər ɪt, -vəˌreɪt/ noun 1. the custom of marriage by a man with his brother’s widow, such marriage required in Biblical law if the deceased was childless. Deut. 25:5–10. /ˈlɛvɪrɪt/ noun 1. the practice, required by Old Testament law, of marrying the widow of one’s brother […]