Lithia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lithia lĭth"ĭ*ȧ (Chem) The oxide of lithium; a strong alkaline caustic similar to potash and soda, but weaker. See Lithium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lithia An oxid (Li2O) of the metal lithium. It is of a white color, and is slowly soluble in water, forming a hydrate, acrid and caustic, which acts on colors like other alkalis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lithia lith′i-a an alkali, the oxide of lithium, discovered in 1817 by Arfvedson: a mineral water good against the stone.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. li`qos stone
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L.,—Gr. lithos, stone.

Usage

In literature:

There's a lump of lithia there that has Schmidt's pharmacy label on it.
"Where There's A Will" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
You have not had your lithia powder.
"Round the Red Lamp" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The guests charge their glasses with Perrier Water, Lithia Water, Citrate of Magnesia, or Bromo Seltzer.
"My Discovery of England" by Stephen Leacock
Damn your lithia water.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
He ordered a lithia, drank it quickly, and escaped to the reading-room to write some letters.
"Half a Rogue" by Harold MacGrath
He drank lithia water instead.
"The Great Impersonation" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
During the recent mining, the largest fine crystal of lithia emerald ever found was also brought to light.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887" by Various
Avoid sweets and starch, take salt water baths, drink lithia water.
"Supreme Personality" by Delmer Eugene Croft
If much soda be present, the color of the lithia is lost entirely.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
There is an unusual amount of lithia in the water, which increases its medicinal value.
"Saratoga and How to See It" by R. F. Dearborn
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In news:

759 (Previous rank: 622) Compare tool: Lithia Motors vs Top 10 CEO: Sidney B DeBoer Address: 360 E Jackson St Medford, OR 97501 Phone: 541-776-6401 Website: www.lithia.com.
Eight games into the season and the Lithia Springs Lions are now 1-7 as they defeated the Woodland Wildcats on Oct 19, 27-14, giving the Lions their first win of the season.
Another phase in the downtown Lithia Commons project is nearing completion.
Lithia Toyota will be located right next to Bitterroot Motors on Brooks in Missoula.
LITHIA SPRINGS — Allatoona and T.J. Herron reaped the benefits of a short field on offense, largely due to the Bucs' special teams.
Today marks the move-in completion date of the Lithia employees building in downtown Medford.
Lithia Motors is reporting record quarterly earnings in a report released this morning.
Jerry Chambers Chevrolet Cadillac of Bellingham, Washington has been bought by Lithia motors.
Lithia Motors is reporting record first quarter profits- $15.8 million for the first three months of 2012, signaling a continuing recovery for the automotive industry.
Four Lithia vehicles were stolen on Saturday or possibly just days before.
A Lithia Springs man appeared in Douglas County court Thursday for allegedly selling prescription pills.
Dear FDNM, your recent Lithia car ads are a pain in the rears.
759 (Previous rank: 622) Compare tool: Lithia Motors vs Top 10 CEO: Sidney B DeBoer Address: 360 E Jackson St Medford, OR 97501 Phone: 541-776-6401 Website: www. lithia .com.
LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. Cub Foods Georgia division here is perking up its coffee sales by teaming with Millstone Coffee in a promotion offering shoppers a free home grinder with the purchase of Millstone whole bean coffees.
LITHIA SPRINGS — Allatoona and T.J. Herron reaped the benefits of a short field on offense, largely due to the Bucs' special teams.
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