from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large inland body of fresh water or salt water.
- n. A scenic pond, as in a park.
- n. A large pool of liquid: a lake of spilled coffee on my desk.
- n. A pigment consisting of organic coloring matter with an inorganic, usually metallic base or carrier, used in dyes, inks, and paints.
- n. A deep red.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small stream of running water; a channel for water; a drain.
- n. A large, landlocked, naturally-occurring stretch of water.
- n. A large amount of liquid; as, a wine lake.
- n. An offering, sacrifice, gift.
- n. Play; sport; game; fun; glee.
- v. To present an offering.
- v. To leap, jump, exert oneself, play.
- n. Fine linen.
- n. In dyeing and painting, an often fugitive crimson or vermillion pigment derived from an organic colorant (cochineal or madder, for example) and an inorganic, generally metallic mordant.
- v. To make lake-red.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate
- n. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use.
- intransitive v. To play; to sport.
- n. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A body of water surrounded by land, or not forming part of the ocean and occupying a depression below the ordinary drainage-level of the region.
- n. A relatively small pond partly or wholly artificial, as an ornament of a park or of public or private grounds.
- n. A stream; rivulet.
- n. A pit; den.
- To play; sport; trifle; “lark.”
- n. Play; sport; game.
- n. A contest; a fight.
- n. A pigment formed by absorbing animal, vegetable, or coal-tar coloring matter from an aqueous solution by means of metallic bases.
- n. A kind of fine white linen.
- A dialectal form of leak.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of lack.
- To become laky, or like a lake (pigment) in color. See laky.
- To cause to resemble a lake (pigment) in color; specifically, discharge (the hemoglobin) rapidly from the erythrocytes into the blood-plasma.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
- n. a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
- n. any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
Beyond lake Winipic, the canoes have to pass along many rapids, and through several small lakes, called _Cedar lake_, _Mud lake_, and
Mon. 7/19/10 5: 58am 27 LCD bears hit by remotecontrol cars in 2009 good morning, you-all ny! here is the remainder of a city-ditcher's blathering: warbly lake of-cagean-glass silence-breaking reflection inhale-a-bug, 5 calories d0g's lake_ g0d goggle'd
Two explanations are given of the origin of the myth of the Kinabalu Lake -- one is that in the district, where it was supposed to exist, extensive floods do take place in very wet seasons, giving it the appearance of a lake, and, I believe there are many similar instances in Dutch Borneo, where a tract of country liable to be heavily flooded has been dignified with the name of _Danau_, which is Malay for _lake_, so that the mistake of the European cartographers is a pardonable one.
She points out that there is some irony in living in a "Lake House" without a lake and even though, as I pedantically remind her, the word lake is Anglo-Saxon for "running stream," which we do have, and not a standing body of water, which we don't, her logic does not escape me.
The channel to tghe main lake is only about a 1/2 mile east.
I take note of the fact that the shore of a certain lake is still – as if you were living – as lovely as before.
The warmer the lake is at the end of the year as winter comes in, the more snowfall we're going to get because we're in the lake effects (unintelligible) snow area.
Anything that increases the number of fish on the lake is a benefit to him ... even if he doesn't catch the extra fish.
Currently, the lake is at 1,083 feet, it's dropping at 10 feet a year and the turbines stop spinning when the level reaches 1,050 feet.
I heard it here first ... the lake is about 2-miles from my house!