a river that flows into an underground passage or sinkhole.
noun 1. a mountain range in E central Idaho. Highest peak, Borah Peak (also highest in the state), 12,662 feet (3862 meters).
noun 1. the members of the ten tribes of ancient Israel who were taken into captivity in 722 b.c. by Sargon II of Assyria and are believed never to have returned to Palestine. II Kings 17:1–23. plural noun 1. (Old Testament) the lost tribes, the ten tribes deported from the N kingdom of Israel in […]
- Lost tribes of israel
Ten tribes that were relocated to Assyria after the conquest of Israel in 72 b.c. Although their ultimate fate is unknown, the tribes have been identified with various peoples of Arabia and other areas of the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Japan, and England. Note: Early Christian theologians in New England often […]
- Lost-wax process
[lawst-waks, lost-] /ˈlɔstˈwæks, ˈlɒst-/ noun, Metallurgy. 1. a process of investment casting in which a refractory mold is built up around a pattern of wax and then baked so as to melt and drain off the wax.