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LOX definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a bluish translucent magnetic liquid obtained by compressing gaseous oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point; used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants [syn: liquid oxygen, LOX]
2: brine-cured salmon that is lightly smoked

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: liquid oxygen Date: 1923 liquid oxygen II. noun (plural lox or loxes) Etymology: Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs salmon, from Old High German; akin to Old English leax salmon Date: 1939 salmon that has been cured in brine and sometimes smoked

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. liquid oxygen. Etymology: abbr. 2. n. US smoked salmon. Etymology: Yiddish laks

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Lox is salmon that has been smoked and is eaten raw. (mainly AM)




 


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