[lod-i-kyool] /ˈlɒd ɪˌkyul/
one of the specialized scales at the base of the ovary of certain grass flowers.
any of two or three minute scales at the base of the ovary in grass flowers that represent the corolla
One of two or three small rounded bodies at the base of the carpel of a grass flower. The swelling of the lodicules forces apart the flower’s bracts, exposing the flower’s reproductive organs.
[loo j, lodz; Polish wooch] /lʊdʒ, lɒdz; Polish wutʃ/ noun 1. a city in central Poland, SW of Warsaw. /Polish wudʒ/ noun 1. a city in central Poland: the country’s second largest city; major centre of the textile industry; university (1945). Pop: 943 000 (2005 est)
[loo] /lu/ noun, verb (used with or without object), loed, loeing. Scot. 1. . 1. Late Old English 2. level of effort
[lohb; German lœb] /loʊb; German lœb/ noun 1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1859–1924, German physiologist and experimental biologist in the U.S. /lɜːb; German løːp/ noun 1. Jacques (ʒɑːk). 1859–1924, US physiologist, born in Germany, noted esp for his pioneering work on artificial parthenogenesis
- Loebner prize
artificial intelligence An annual competition in artificial intelligence started by Dr. Hugh Loebner of New York City in 1991. A $100,000 prize is offered to the author of the first computer program to pass an unrestricted Turing test. Annual competitions are held each year with a $2000 prize for the best program on a restricted […]