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[lit-ik] /ˈlɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, noting, or pertaining to lysis or a lysin. 1. a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -lysis: analytic; paralytic. /ˈlɪtɪk/ adjective 1. relating to, causing, or resulting from lysis 2. of or relating to a lysin combining form 1. indicating a loosening or dissolving: […]

Lytic cocktail

lytic cocktail n. A mixture of drugs injected intravenously to produce sedation, analgesia, amnesia, hypotension, hypothermia, and blockade of the functions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems during surgical anesthesia.


Lempel-Ziv-Welch [algorithm]

Lzh compression

algorithm (After Lempel-Ziv and Haruyasu, the inventors) A compression algorithm derived from the LZSS scheme with a sliding window and additional compression applied to the output of the LZSS compressor by dynamic Huffman coding. (1995-04-07)


filename extension The filename extension for a file produced by the LHA program. (1995-04-03)


An executable file compression utility for MS-DOS. It adds a minimal header to the executable to decompress it when it is executed. See also pklite.

Lz77 compression

The first algorithm to use the Lempel-Ziv substitutional compression schemes, proposed in 1977. LZ77 compression keeps track of the last n bytes of data seen, and when a phrase is encountered that has already been seen, it outputs a pair of values corresponding to the position of the phrase in the previously-seen buffer of data, […]


1. landing zone. landing zone


1. a combining form occurring in verbs that correspond to nouns ending in -lysis: catalyze. word-forming element for making verbs corresponding to nouns in -lysis. Chiefly U.S.; the British preferring -lyse. lyze (līz) v. Variant of lyse. -lyze suff. To cause or undergo lysis: hydrolyze.