a flat-screen display in which an array of liquid-crystal elements can be selectively activated to generate an image, an electric field applied to each element altering its optical properties; it is used, for example, in portable computers, digital watches, and calculators LCD
[li-steer-ee-oh-sis] /lɪˌstɪər iˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, plural listerioses [li-steer-ee-oh-seez] /lɪˌstɪər iˈoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Veterinary Pathology. 1. a disease of wild and domestic mammals, birds, and occasionally of humans, caused by a bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes, and characterized by lack of control of movement, paralysis, fever, and monocytosis. /lɪˌstɪərɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. a serious form of food poisoning, […]
[lis-tuh-riz-uh m] /ˈlɪs təˌrɪz əm/ noun 1. an antiseptic method introduced by Joseph , involving the spraying of the parts under operation with a carbolic acid solution. /ˈlɪstəˌrɪzəm/ noun 1. (surgery) the use of or theory of using antiseptic techniques
[lis-tuh-rahyz] /ˈlɪs təˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), Listerized, Listerizing. 1. to treat (a patient, disease, etc.) using the methods of Joseph .
[lis-ter] /ˈlɪs tər/ noun 1. Also called lister plow, middlebreaker, middlebuster. a plow with a double moldboard, used to prepare the ground for planting by producing furrows and ridges. 2. Also called lister planter, lister drill. a lister plow fitted with attachments for dropping and covering seeds. /ˈlɪstə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian, agriculture) a […]