[lahy-nuh-rahyt, li-nahr-ahyt] /ˈlaɪ nəˌraɪt, lɪˈnɑr aɪt/
a mineral, a complex basic sulfate of lead and copper, having a deep-blue color resembling that of azurite.
- Lin Biao
[lin byou] /ˈlɪn ˈbyaʊ/ noun 1. 1907–71, Chinese marshal and Communist leader: defense minister 1959–71; leader of abortive coup 1971. /ˈlɪn ˈbjaʊ/ noun 1. See Lin Piao
1. A Burroughs/Unisys 4GL designed in New Zealand. 2. Laboratory Instrument Computer. (1999-03-29)
n. early 14c., lins, from Old English lynis “linchpin,” from Proto-Germanic *luniso (cf. Old Saxon lunisa, Middle Dutch lunse, Dutch luns, German Lünse).
[linch-pin] /ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. a pin inserted through the end of an axletree to keep the wheel on. 2. something that holds the various elements of a complicated structure together: The monarchy was the linchpin of the nation’s traditions and society. /ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. a pin placed transversely through an axle to keep a wheel […]