• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Liss lĭs Release; remission; ease; relief. "Of penance had a lisse ."
    • v. t Liss To free, as from care or pain; to relieve. "Lissed of his care."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n liss Relief; ease; abatement; cessation.
    • n liss Comfort; happiness.
    • liss To ease; lighten; relieve; abate.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. lissan,


In literature:

Yass'r, I done kissed M'lisse.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
As for M'liss, she was there, sunbonnet and all.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
Gloves was Sir Reginald Liss at Marley End.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
It leads nowhere: to the no man's land, the broken country by Liss.
"Hills and the Sea" by H. Belloc
Your own brother went to Shainsa and routed out The Lisse.
"The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
That Liss has pretty well poisoned me over and over again.
"Syd Belton" by George Manville Fenn
As he stood he could hear the river Lisse whispering, calling him.
"Lorraine" by Robert W. Chambers
Do yez want me to arrest the Po-liss Magisthrate himsilf?
"Chinkie's Flat and Other Stories" by Louis Becke
Where this is present, the work is of the prized haute lisse or high-warp manufacture, instead of the basse lisse or low-warp.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
One day he met in the woods a giant Dalesman named Liss Lars, and, as they were chatting together, a great bear attacked Gustavus.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
Everybody knew "M'liss," as she was called, throughout the length and height of Red Mountain.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) - America - II, Index" by Various
I'm fifty now, and although I ha' got another fifteen years' work in me, I hope, my bones bean't as liss as they was.
"Facing Death" by G. A. Henty
Inside the front of the bonnet is set a white ruche of lisse, the unmistakable insignia of widowhood.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
The train went on while Baby Sylvester stood on his downy head, and M'liss swung her sun-bonnet by the strings.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
The swarer of our pains lissed to be, Grant us thy holy trinity.
"Gleanings in Graveyards a collection of Curious Epitaphs" by Horatio Edward Norfolk
We prefer 'What Maisie Knew' to what M'liss didn't know.
"The Life of Bret Harte" by Henry Childs Merwin
Right about then this here U. S. G. Petty, which they calls him 'Lisses for short, speaks up.
"J. Poindexter, Colored" by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
I often visited Herr Hiemann Lisse, a plump little man of enlightened mind and cheerful disposition.
"Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography." by Solomon Maimon

In news:

Vote Liss for Loomis council.
I am supporting Gary Liss , because.
Gary Liss is the first councilmember who has done something to put money in your pocket.
Gary Liss negotiated a Super-Saver rate that will put up to $20 per month in your pocket.
Gary Liss has served Loomis as mayor and now as council member.
Lesia Liss for state representative, 28th District.
Lesia Liss is facing a challenge in the Democratic primary in House District 28, which covers part of Macomb Township and Warren, and all of Center Line.
Barry Liss joined the Newark-based law firm of Gibbons P.C.
The Editor spoke with Mr Liss to discuss why Gibbons is choosing to broaden its healthcare practice and what he will bring to that practice.
On Friday night, Seattle bartender Victoria Liss served a man and his date food and drinks.
Get the latest news, career stats and more about David Liss on
Chris Liss from was on SportsTalk for the first of many Wednesday Fantasy Football segments.
Aaron Liss of Green Empowerment talks about renewable energy projects in Nicaragua and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Ben Linder.
I read with interest your article on Liss fans challenging Dave Wheeler's seat on the council.
La Petite Chouette dancers performed on corde lisse during the "Indah Mata" part of Tuesday's show.

In science:

R´esum´e (Sur les revˆetements des vari´et´es ab´eliennes simples ). — `A tout revˆetement fini f : Y → X de degr´e d entre vari´et´es pro jectives lisses complexes, on associe un fibr´e vectoriel Ef de rang d − 1 sur X dont l’espace total contient Y .
On coverings of simple abelian varieties
Navarro Aznar, Un crit`ere d’extension des foncteurs d´efinis sur les sch´emas lisses, Publ.
(Co)Simplicial Descent Categories
To¨en, Anneaux de dfinition des dg-algbres propres et lisses, Bull.
Derived Azumaya algebras and generators for twisted derived categories
V. S´echerre, Repr´esentations lisses de GL(m, D), I: caract`eres simples, Bull.
Intertwining of simple characters in GL(n)
Evidence that we may be observing the aftermath of a collision between two large bodies exists from the presence of impact processed silica in the spectra of the hot dust (Lisse et al. 2012, 2009).
Scattering of small bodies by planets: a potential origin for exozodiacal dust ?
Given our total lack of information regarding such bodies, it seems unreasonable to invoke their contribution to the scattering rates, although, evidence exists in some systems that such stochastic collisions may produce the observed exozodi (Lisse et al. 2009, 2012).
Scattering of small bodies by planets: a potential origin for exozodiacal dust ?
Peskine Sur les surfaces lisses de P4 , Invent.
A smooth surface in P4 not of general type has degree at most 66
As for general Artin stacks with the lisse-´etale site, the cotangent complex with some good functorial property was obtained by G.
A theory of the invariants obtained from the moduli stacks of stable objects on a smooth polarized surface
These stacks are natural ly equivalent to the stack of twisted sheaves in the lisse-´etale topos of X .
Moduli of twisted sheaves
S´echerre V.: Repr´esentations lisse de GL(m, D), I : caracter`es simples, Bull.
On types for unramified p-adic unitary groups
Hiriart-Urruty: “Ensembles de Tchebychev vs. ensembles convexes: l’etat de la situation vu via l’analyse convexe non lisse”, Ann.
Chebyshev Sets, Klee Sets, and Chebyshev Centers with respect to Bregman Distances: Recent Results and Open Problems
Dennerl, K., Aschenbach, B., Burwitz, V., Englhauser, J., Lisse, C. M., RodriguezPascual, P.M., 2003. A major step in understanding the X-ray generation in comets: Recent progress obtained with XMM-Newton.
X-rays from solar system objects
Lisse, C. M., Dennerl, K., Englhauser, J., Harden, M., Marshall, F. E., Mumma, M. J., Petre, R., Pye, J. P., Ricketts, M. J., Schmitt, J., Trümper, J., and West, R. G., 1996. Discovery of X–ray and extreme ultraviolet emission from Comet C/Hyakutake 1996 B2. Science 274, 205–209.
X-rays from solar system objects
Lisse, C.M., K. Dennerl, J. Englhauser, J. Trümper, F.E. Marshall, R. Petre, A. Valina, B.J. Kellett, and R. Bingham, 1997. X-ray Emission From Comet Hale-Bopp. Earth, Moon, Planets, 77, 283 – 291.
X-rays from solar system objects
Lisse, C. M., Christian, D., Dennerl, K., Englhauser, J., Trümper, J., Desch, M., Marshall, F. E., Petre, R., Snowden, S., 1999. “X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Emission from Comet P/Encke 1997”, Icarus 141, 316 – 330.
X-rays from solar system objects