Irish physicist noted for using x-ray analysis to show that the carbon atoms in the benzene ring are arranged hexagonally and are in the same plane (1929).
- Lonsdale belt
/ˈlɒnzˌdeɪl/ noun 1. (in Britain) a belt conferred as a trophy on professional boxing champions, in various weight categories: if a champion wins it three times it becomes his personal property
[lawn-luh-soh-nyey] /lɔ̃ lə soʊˈnyeɪ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Jura, in E France. [joo r-uh; French zhy-ra] /ˈdʒʊər ə; French ʒüˈra/ noun 1. a department in E France. 1952 sq. mi. (5055 sq. km). Capital: Lons-le-Saunier. 2. . /French lɔ̃ləsonje/ noun 1. a town in E France: saline springs; manufactures sparkling […]
[loo] /lu/ noun, plural loos. 1. a card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool. 2. the forfeit or sum paid into the pool. 3. the fact of being looed. verb (used with object), looed, looing. 4. to subject to a forfeit at loo. [loo] /lu/ noun, plural loos. British Informal. 1. . […]
[loo-bee] /ˈlu bi/ noun, plural loobies. 1. an awkward person, especially one who is lazy or stupid; lout; lubber. /ˈluːbɪ/ noun (pl) -bies 1. a foolish or stupid person