/el el em trwa/ The assembly language for a virtual machine used as the implementation language for Le-Lisp. Developed by J. Chailloux of INRIA.
noun 1. an office for making loans or receiving payments on loans. 2. a public office for receiving subscriptions to a government loan. 3. a pawnbroker’s shop.
noun, Informal. 1. a person who lends money at excessively high rates of interest; usurer. noun 1. (informal) a person who lends funds at illegal or exorbitant rates of interest noun phrase An underworld usurer; juice dealer, shylock (1905+)
[lohn-shahr-king] /ˈloʊnˌʃɑr kɪŋ/ noun 1. the practice of lending money at excessive rates of interest.
[lohn-shift] /ˈloʊnˌʃɪft/ noun, Linguistics. 1. change or extension of the meaning of a word through the influence of a foreign word, as in the application in English of the meaning “profession” to the word calling through the influence of Latin vocātio. 2. a word created by loanshift.