from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. length of stay
  • abbr. line of scrimmage
  • abbr. line of sight

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  • Initialism of Level of Service. This is a measure by which transportation planners reckon the quality of service on transportation devices.
  • Initialism of Line-of-Sight. This is an uninterrupted virtual line of observation.
  • Initialism of Loan Origination System. This is a software application or ASP solution for originating loans.
  • Initialism of Loss of Signal.
  • Initialism of Law of the Sea.
  • Initialism of Line of Supply. This is the transportation infrastructure that supports a military unit.
  • Initialism of Large Offspring Syndrome. This is a phenomenon found occasionally in calves and lambs that are born to parents which have been cloned or otherwise subject to embryo manipulation.
  • Initialism of Murtala Mohammed International Airport. This is the IATA airport code for this airport in Lagos, Nigeria.


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