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lite


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Litchi  \Li"tchi`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  fruit  of  a  tree  native  to  China  ({Nephelium  Litchi}).  It 
  is  nutlike,  having  a  rough  but  tender  shell,  containing  an 
  aromatic  pulp,  and  a  single  large  seed.  In  the  dried  fruit 
  which  is  exported  the  pulp  somewhat  resembles  a  raisin  in 
  color  and  form  [Written  also  {lichi},  and  {lychee}.]  -- 
  {lite}.  See  -{lith}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lite  \Lite\,  a.,  adv.,  &  n. 
  Little.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -lith  \-lith\,  -lite  \-lite\ 
  Combining  forms  fr  Gr  li`qos  a  stone;  --  used  chiefly  in 
  naming  minerals  and  rocks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lite 
  adj  :  having  relatively  few  calories;  "diet  cola";  "light  (or 
  lite)  beer";  "lite  (or  light)  mayonnaise";  "a  low-cal 
  diet"  [syn:  {diet(a)},  {light},  {low-cal}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  lite 
 
    (Misspelling  of  "light",  when  used  to  mean 
  "lightweight")  A  suffix  denoting  a  scaled-down  or  crippled 
  product,  often  designed  to  be  distributed  without  charge, 
  e.g.  on  a  magazine  {coverdisk}.  An  example  is  {pklite}. 
 
  (1995-10-06) 
 
 




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