[lahy-bruh, lee-] /ˈlaɪ brə, ˈli-/
noun, plural librae
[lahy-bree, lee-brahy] /ˈlaɪ bri, ˈli braɪ/ (Show IPA)
the ancient Roman pound (containing 5053 grains or 327.4 grams).
[lee-vrah] /ˈli vrɑ/
noun, plural libras
[lee-vrahs] /ˈli vrɑs/ (Show IPA)
3 (def 2).
[lee-bruh, lahy-] /ˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-/
noun, genitive Librae
[lee-brahy, lahy-bree] /ˈli braɪ, ˈlaɪ bri/ (Show IPA), for 1.
Astronomy. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Serpens.
noun (pl) -brae (-briː)
an ancient Roman unit of weight corresponding to 1 pound, but equal to about 12 ounces
noun (Latin genitive) Librae (ˈliːbriː)
(astronomy) a small faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Scorpius on the ecliptic
(astrology) born under or characteristic of Libra
zodiac constellation, late Old English, from Latin libra, literally “pound, balance,” from Mediterranean base *lithra- “a scale.” Nativized in Old Norse as skala-merki.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo. Libra (the Scales or Balance) is the seventh sign of the zodiac.
[lahy-brair-ee-uh n] /laɪˈbrɛər i ən/ noun 1. a person trained in and engaged in service. 2. a person in charge of a , especially the chief administrative officer of a . 3. a person who is in charge of any specialized body of literature, as a collection of musical scores. /laɪˈbrɛərɪən/ noun 1. a person […]
[lee-bruh, lahy-] /ˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-/ noun, genitive Librae [lee-brahy, lahy-bree] /ˈli braɪ, ˈlaɪ bri/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Serpens. 2. Astrology. /ˈlaɪbrə/ noun (pl) -brae (-briː) 1. an ancient Roman unit of weight corresponding to 1 pound, but equal to about 12 ounces /ˈliːbrə/ noun […]
[lahy-brair-ee-uh n-ship] /laɪˈbrɛər i ənˌʃɪp/ noun 1. a profession concerned with acquiring and organizing collections of books and related materials in libraries and servicing readers and others with these resources. 2. the position or duties of a . /lɪˈbrɛərɪənʃɪp; laɪ-/ noun 1. the professional administration of library resources and services Also library science
[lahy-brer-ee, -bruh-ree, -bree] /ˈlaɪˌbrɛr i, -brə ri, -bri/ noun, plural libraries. 1. a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set of rooms, or building where books may be read or borrowed. 2. a public body organizing and maintaining such an establishment. […]