lav

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lav a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lav lav word—in lavengro, word-master.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gypsy.

Usage

In literature:

Jim's a fair-weather raven, and this morning he was singing like a 'lav'rock in the glen.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
You could a mored dovo gry an' kek penn'd a lav tute.
"The English Gipsies and Their Language" by Charles G. Leland
By adopting the law I had not ceased to be Lav-engro.
"Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest" by George Borrow
If you'd tell Miss Lav'lotte, don't you b'lieve she'd go with me, or something?
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
Porta Lavernalis (lav-er-na'-lis), 184.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
Tell the army to line up behind the lav.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
Than ik lav that i that den heth vmb that jongk-folk an sin snor to bindane.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

Sweet the lav'rock's note and lang,
Lilting wildly up the glen;
And aye the o'erworld o' he sang,
"Will he no' come back again?"
"Will Ye No Come Back Again?" by Carolina Oliphant
Just at the dawn of day arise,
When first the lav'rock mounts the skies,
'Twill bring thee long and lasting health,
'Twill bring thee learning, virtue, wealth.
"Mr. Prichard's Advice To His Son Samuel" by Rees Prichard
The sun an' the lav'rock were baith in the lift
E're they thocht it was time their quarters to shift;
Then Luckie was ca'd, an' the lawin' was settl't,
Tho' aften the siller was mair than they ettl't.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton
She dwelt in the muirlan's amang the red bells
O' the sweet hinny heather that blooms on the fells,
Whaur the peesweep an' plover are aye on the wing,
An' the lilt o' the lav'rock's first heard in the Spring.
"Effie: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Types of Mics – Part 2 (Wireless Lav Mics).
Sticker in a Canadian LAV.
The following opinion piece by Phil Oliff and Iris J Lav of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities appeared in the Glens Falls Post Star June 8, 2008.
GD to Upgrade More LAV III Vehicles.
COUNTRYMAN B6 OMNI LAVS HELP DELIVER WICKED TINKERS' SONIC SIGNATURE.
View this Gmc Pad Living Activity Vehicle Rendering Photo 1 GMC's PAD Living Activity Vehicle (LAV) switches between DriveMode and LifeMode to satisfy all your needs.
Created by Streit USA Armoring to be a multifunctional vehicle, the Spartan LAV is designed to protect against various threat levels, depending on the customer requirements.
The Cobb County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office SWAT team takes out its Cadillac Gage Textron LAV-300 amphibious light-armored vehicle for a test run in this clip from 2008.
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In science:

In the first two cases, one can define an average path length Lav , which is the average of the shortest paths connecting all pairs of nodes in the network, the length of a path being given by the number of links contained in the path.
Reaction diffusion processes on random and scale-free networks
In the case of the random network, Lav ∼logN where N is the number of nodes in the network.
Reaction diffusion processes on random and scale-free networks
In the case of a regular network, Lav scales with some power of N, rather than logN.
Reaction diffusion processes on random and scale-free networks
Since the number of nodes in the networks studied is 2500, the average path length Lav in the cases of random and scale-free networks is of similar magnitude as lh .
Reaction diffusion processes on random and scale-free networks
Lsl and Lav are the Kolmogorov operators associated respectively with the slow motion equation, with frozen fast component, and with the averaged equation, and {Ft}t≥0 is the filtration associated with the noise.
A Khasminskii type averaging principle for stochastic reaction-diffusion equations
Lav is the Kolmogorov operator associated with the averaged equation (3.14).
A Khasminskii type averaging principle for stochastic reaction-diffusion equations
Definition 3.4. A probability measure Q on (Cx ([0, T ]; H ), E ) is a solution of the martingale problem with parameters (x, A1 , ¯B , ¯G, Q1 ) if the process ϕ(η(t)) − Z t 0 Lav ϕ(η(s)) ds, is an Et -martingale on (Cx ([0, T ]; H ), E , Q), for any ϕ ∈ R(H ).
A Khasminskii type averaging principle for stochastic reaction-diffusion equations
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