a wire used as a conductor of alternating current, composed of a number of insulated strands woven together to reduce skin effect.
[lit-vee-nawf, -nof; Russian lyi-tvyee-nuh f] /lɪtˈvi nɔf, -nɒf; Russian lyɪˈtvyi nəf/ noun 1. Maksim Maksimovich [muh-ksyeem muh-ksyee-muh-vyich] /mʌˈksyim mʌˈksyi mə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1876–1951, Russian Communist leader and diplomat.
[lit-vahk] /ˈlɪt vɑk/ noun 1. a Jew from Lithuania or a neighboring country or region. n. “Jew from Lithuania,” 1892, from Polish Litwak “Lithuanian Jew,” originally simply “man from Lithuania.”
[liv-ing] /ˈlɪv ɪŋ/ adjective 1. having life; being alive; not dead: living persons. 2. in actual existence or use; extant: living languages. 3. active or thriving; vigorous; strong: a living faith. 4. burning or glowing, as a coal. 5. flowing freely, as water. 6. pertaining to, suitable for, or sufficient for existence or subsistence: living […]
- Living bandage
noun 1. a method of treating severe burns or other skin injuries in which cultured cells grown from a sample of the patient’s own skin are applied to the wound in order to stimulate new cell growth and avoid problems of graft rejection