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lithe


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lithe  \Lithe\,  v.  i.  &  i.  [Icel  ?.  See  {Listen}.] 
  To  listen  or  listen  to  to  hearken  to  [Obs.]  --P.  Plowman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lithe  \Lithe\,  a.  [AS.  ?,  for  ?  tender,  mild,  gentle;  akin  to  G. 
  lind,  gelind,  OHG.  lindi,  Icel.  linr,  L.  lenis  soft,  mild, 
  lentus  flexible,  and  AS  linnan  to  yield.  Cf  {Lenient}.] 
  1.  Mild;  calm;  as  lithe  weather.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  Capable  of  being  easily  bent;  pliant;  flexible;  limber; 
  as  the  elephant's  lithe  proboscis.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lithe  \Lithe\,  v.  t.  [AS.  ?.  See  {Lithe},  a.] 
  To  smooth;  to  soften;  to  palliate.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lithe 
  adj  :  gracefully  slender;  moving  and  bending  with  ease  [syn:  {lissome}, 
  {lissom},  {lithesome},  {slender},  {supple},  {svelte}, 
  {sylphlike}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  LITHE 
 
  Object-oriented  with  extensible  syntax. 
 
  "LITHE:  A  Language  Combining  a  Flexible  Syntax  and  Classes", 
  D.  Sandberg  Conf  Rec  9th  Ann  ACM  Sym  POPL,  ACM  1982, 
  pp.142-145. 
 
 




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