Definitions

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

  • Lysis: lysin.

Etymologies

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

From Greek lusis, a loosening, from lūein, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots.

Examples

  • Japanese artist Sohei Nishino's series "Diorama Map" will be in the U.S. for the first time.

    The Short List

  • Nishino's collages are not precise geographic recreations but rather a more personal

    NYT > Home Page

  • Nishino's final London map measures about 90.5 by 50.4 inches and will be displayed at Michael Hoppen

    NYT > Home Page

  • Unreal cities: Sohei Nishino's magical photographic maps of London, Tokyo and utopia The big grapple: New York daredevil artists' works come to London

    The Guardian World News

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