the official heraldic authority of Scotland.
[lahy-uh n] /ˈlaɪ ən/
noun, Scottish Heraldry.
[lahy-uh nz for 1; lee-awn or, sometimes, lahy-uh nz for 2] /ˈlaɪ ənz for 1; liˈɔ̃ or, sometimes, ˈlaɪ ənz for 2/ noun 1. Joseph Aloysius, 1879–1939, Australian statesman: prime minister 1932–39. 2. French Lyon. a city in and the capital of Rhone, in E France at the confluence of the Rhone and Saône rivers. […]
lyophil ly·o·phil (lī’ə-fĭl’) or ly·o·phile (-fīl’) adj. Lyophilic. n. A lyophilic substance.
[lahy-uh-fil-ik] /ˌlaɪ əˈfɪl ɪk/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. noting a colloid the particles of which have a strong affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed. /ˌlaɪəʊˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (chem) (of a colloid) having a dispersed phase with a high affinity for the continuous phase: a lyophilic sol Compare lyophobic lyophilic ly·o·phil·ic (lī’ə-fĭl’ĭk) adj. […]
[lahy-of-uh-lahyz] /laɪˈɒf əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), lyophilized, lyophilizing. Biochemistry. 1. (of tissue, blood, serum, or the like) to dry by freezing in a high vacuum. /laɪˈɒfɪˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to dry (blood, serum, tissue, etc) by freezing in a high vacuum; freeze dry