• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Liane (Bot) A luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the habit of a liane. Lianes are abundant in the forests of the Amazon region.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. liane,; prob. akin to lien, a band, fr. L. ligamen, fr. ligare, to bind. Cf. Lien (n.)


In literature:

Sliding down a liane, he told what he had seen.
"Westward Ho!" by Charles Kingsley
Li havas lian cxevalon, he has his (another person's) horse.
"A Complete Grammar of Esperanto" by Ivy Kellerman Reed
Liane Delorme pretended not to hear that last.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
The flowers belong to a liane.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
Longi'nus, the celebrated critic, who was secretary to the queen, was by Aure'lian's order put to death.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
This young girl, Liane de St. Pol, was one of many in Rheims who volunteered to help nurse the wounded.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
You are Liane Devereux.
"The Castle Of The Shadows" by Alice Muriel Williamson
Entering Boulogne at daybreak, the undulating valley of the Liane claimed not one appreciative glance.
"The Black Wolf's Breed" by Harris Dickson
I saw some of those liane 3 in.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Remembering the typical Lakonians, it was all the more surprising that a gracious creature like Liane could have sprung from their midst.
"Priestess of the Flame" by Sewell Peaslee Wright

In news:

Created by Siew Lian Lim, the exhibition is on display from May 1-25 at 1021 State St in DeKalb.
Liane Hentscher/FOX, Aaron Huey, via Atlas Press, for The New York Times, David M Russell, via CBS.
The Hypnotist 's Love Story By Liane Moriarty Amy Einhorn/Putnam, 416 pp.
Chia-chun Lian, Jane Yung-jen Hsu.
Thank You, Liane , You Kept Our Sundays Warm.
LIANE LE TENDRE does not work for Google, the operator of the Web's most popular search engine.
Ping Lian Yeak, born in 1993, is a Malaysian autistic savant artist whose artwork was brought to museums in the US in 2006.
To learn more about Ping Lian, visit
She was born on July 22, 1929, in King, Pa. To the late Howard Bruce and Lil-lian Elizabeth Brumbaugh Bartholow.
Yi Jian Lian, Chinese super star player was the 6th overall pick in this year's NBA draft, but you don't have be a basketball fan to have an interest in how his story plays out.
Many of the names contained in the article about the re-opening of the 103rd Street Pedestrian Bridge in Manhattan were fabricated by reporting intern Liane Membis, and the quotes couldn't be independently verified.
'Hey Girl': Introducing Silicon Valley Ryan Gosling's meme goddess , Lian Amaris.
Funeral Services for Miriam Liane Haley are incomplete with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Three Oaks Elementary School second-graders perform a. LIANE EDIXON Videographer.
Regarding Liane Membis '12.

In science:

Lian, On the classiļ¬cation of simple vertex operator algebras, Commun.
Simple vertex operator algebras are nondegenerate
There is a very natural construction that has been exploited by Bobylev and Cercignani in the case of the actual Boltzmann equation: Use a superposition of two very different Maxwel lians.
Entropy and chaos in the Kac model
Wei Kuan Shih and Wen-Lian Hsu. A new planarity test.
Testing Simultaneous Planarity when the Common Graph is 2-Connected
Chen, Li and Lian investigated Nordhaus-Gaddum-type result. A Nordhaus-Gaddumtype result is a (sharp) lower or upper bound on the sum or product of the values of a parameter for a graph and its complement.
Rainbow connections of graphs -- A survey
Lian, N ordhaus-Gaddum-type theorem f or rainbow connection number of graphs, Arxiv preprint arXiv:1012.2641v2 [math.
Rainbow connections of graphs -- A survey