a variant spelling of gamma hydroxybutyrate
[lee-wahn] /ˈli wɑn/ noun 1. .
- Li Xiannian
[lee shyahn-nyahn] /ˈli ˈʃyɑnˈnyɑn/ noun 1. 1909–92, Chinese Communist leader: president 1983–88.
[lik-siv-ee-uh m] /lɪkˈsɪv i əm/ noun, plural lixiviums, lixivia [lik-siv-ee-uh] /lɪkˈsɪv i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. the solution, containing alkaline salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes with water; lye. 2. any solution obtained by leaching. /lɪkˈsɪvɪəm/ noun (pl) -iums, -ia (-ɪə) 1. the alkaline solution obtained by leaching wood ash with water; lye 2. any […]
[lik-siv-ee-eyt] /lɪkˈsɪv iˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), lixiviated, lixiviating. 1. to treat with a solvent; leach. /lɪkˈsɪvɪˌeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) (chem) a less common word for leach1 (sense 1), lixiviate v. 1758, from past participle stem of Modern Latin lixiviare, from Latin lixivium, neuter of lixivius “made into lye,” from lix “ashes, lye.”