Lox



[loks] /lɒks/

noun
1.
a kind of brine-cured salmon, having either a salt cure (Scandinavian lox) or a sugar cure (Nova Scotia lox) often eaten with cream cheese on a bagel.
[loks] /lɒks/
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noun
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a clear, pale blue liquid obtained by compressing oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point: used chiefly as an oxidizer in liquid rocket propellants.
/lɒks/
noun
1.
a kind of smoked salmon
/lɒks/
noun
1.
short for liquid oxygen, esp when used as an oxidizer for rocket fuels
noun
1.
the clear pale blue liquid state of oxygen produced by liquefying air and allowing the nitrogen to evaporate: used in rocket fuels Also called lox
n.

1934, American English, from Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs “salmon,” from Proto-Germanic *lakhs-, from the common IE root for the fish, *laks- (cf. Lithuanian laszisza, Russian losos, Polish łosoś “salmon”).
liquid oxygen

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