[lis-tuh-riz-uh m] /ˈlɪs təˌrɪz əm/
an antiseptic method introduced by Joseph , involving the spraying of the parts under operation with a carbolic acid solution.
(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 […]
[lis-ting] /ˈlɪs tɪŋ/ noun 1. a ; record; catalog. 2. the act of compiling a . 3. something or included in a : a listing in the telephone directory. [lis-ting] /ˈlɪs tɪŋ/ noun 1. material, as bark or sapwood, that is trimmed from a board. [list] /lɪst/ noun 1. a series of names or other […]
[list-lis] /ˈlɪst lɪs/ adjective 1. having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent: a listless mood; a listless handshake. /ˈlɪstlɪs/ adjective 1. disinclined for any effort or exertion; lacking vigour, enthusiasm, or energy adjective having no inclination or spirit; characterized by unwillingingness to exert Word Origin Middle English list ‘desire’ + […]