[lin byou] /ˈlɪn ˈbyaʊ/
1907–71, Chinese marshal and Communist leader: defense minister 1959–71; leader of abortive coup 1971.
See Lin Piao
1. A Burroughs/Unisys 4GL designed in New Zealand. 2. Laboratory Instrument Computer. (1999-03-29)
n. early 14c., lins, from Old English lynis “linchpin,” from Proto-Germanic *luniso (cf. Old Saxon lunisa, Middle Dutch lunse, Dutch luns, German Lünse).
[linch-pin] /ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. a pin inserted through the end of an axletree to keep the wheel on. 2. something that holds the various elements of a complicated structure together: The monarchy was the linchpin of the nation’s traditions and society. /ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn/ noun 1. a pin placed transversely through an axle to keep a wheel […]
[ling-kuh n] /ˈlɪŋ kən/ noun 1. Abbey (Anna Marie Gaby Wooldridge; Aminata Moseka) born 1930, U.S. jazz singer, activist, and actress. 2. Abraham (“Abe”; “Honest Abe”) 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65. 3. Benjamin, 1733–1810, American Revolutionary general. 4. Mary Todd, 1818–82, U.S. First Lady 1861–65 (wife of Abraham Lincoln). 5. a city in […]