[ling-gwis-tik] /lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk/
of or belonging to language:
of or relating to .
of or relating to language
of or relating to linguistics
1856, from French linguistique (1833); see linguist + -ic. The use of linguistic to mean “of or pertaining to language or languages” is “hardly justifiable etymologically,” according to OED, but “has arisen because lingual suggests irrelevant associations.” Related: linguistically.
- Nonlipid histiocytosis
nonlipid histiocytosis non·lip·id histiocytosis (nŏn-lĭp’ĭd, -lī’pĭd) n. An acute, progressive, usually fatal disease occurring in infants and young children and marked by a purpuric rash, excessive tissue proliferation without lipid storage in the reticuloendothelial system, enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen, and invasion of the spleen, liver, and bone marrow by histiocytes. Also […]
[non lahy-kwit] /ˈnɒn ˈlaɪ kwɪt/ adjective, Law. 1. (of evidence, a cause, etc.) it is not clear or evident. /ˈnɒn ˈlaɪkwɪt/ adjective 1. (Roman law) (of a cause, evidence, etc) not clear
[lit-er-uh l] /ˈlɪt ər əl/ adjective 1. in accordance with, involving, or being the primary or strict meaning of the word or words; not figurative or metaphorical: the literal meaning of a word. 2. following the words of the original very closely and exactly: a literal translation of Goethe. 3. true to fact; not exaggerated; […]
[lit-uh-rer-ee] /ˈlɪt əˌrɛr i/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of books and writings, especially those classed as : literary history. 2. pertaining to authorship: literary style. 3. versed in or acquainted with literature; well-read. 4. engaged in or having the profession of literature or writing: a literary man. 5. characterized by an […]