lye

Definitions

  • bucket, brush, wood and lye
    bucket, brush, wood and lye
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lye a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lye A falsehood.
    • n Lye (Railroad) A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding.
    • Lye A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes. It is much used in making soap, etc.
    • Lye (Chem) Sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, or a concentrated aqueous solution of either compound.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lye An obsolete spelling of lie.
    • n lye An obsolete spelling of lie.
    • n lye Water impregnated with alkaline salt imbibed from the ashes of wood by the process of leaching; also, some solution of an alkali, as potash, which is itself the product of leached lye concreted by evaporation. Crude lye is used in making some coarse kinds of soap, for cleaning certain things, as inked printing-types and -rollers (though for these benzine is now more common), and for various other purposes. In dilution it is used in a preparation of maize called hulled corn (which see, under hull, v. t.) and also lyed corn.
    • n lye A variant of lay.
    • n lye An obsolete variant of lee.
    • n lye In a general sense, water charged with soluble solid matter by contact with a mixture of solid substances, partly soluble, partly insoluble.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lye a short side-branch of railway.
    • n Lye a solution leached from ashes: a solution of the fixed alkalies, potash and soda, in water.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. leáh,; akin to D. loog, OHG. louga, G. lauge,; cf. Icel. laug, a bath, a hot spring
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. leáh; Ger. lauge; allied to lavāre, to wash.

Usage

In literature:

Where the Court lyes?
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
Make afterwards a lye with the ashes.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
And in every carrell was a deske to lye there bookes on.
"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark
The odor of the lye is more agreeable than that of the melted tallow.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Then he called to lye by and he would come aboard us.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
The feast Of Spirits; Heav'n extracted lyes in thee.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
A Lye which has undone us all.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
The Hindoo glanced once more across the lye, and then turning round, uttered an exclamation, which told that he was beaten.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
This Account may be depended upon, because I had it from the Man himself, who scorns to tell a Lye.
"A Learned Dissertation on Dumpling (1726)" by Anonymous
And if there be more than one, how and at what depths they are wont to lye respectively?
"Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666" by Various
For the Islands Meangis, which I mentioned in the beginning of this Chapter, lye within twenty Leagues of Mindanao.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55" by Various
Dis made oak ash lye, and dis wuz used in making soap.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
It lyes on the Ohio, opposite to pipe Creek, and a little above Capteening.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Rich & full cram'd, with euery thing that's best, Yet lyes bed-sicke, whom nothing pleasure can.
"Seven Minor Epics of the English Renaissance (1596-1624)" by Dunstan Gale
And she (quod he), whom I beleue better than you all, sayth playnly, that ye lye.
"Shakespeare Jest-Books;" by Unknown
Others put ball potash or concentrated lye in their runs but that is cruel, for it burns wherever it touches.
"The Mayflower, January, 1905" by Various
Dey melt de tallow and cracklin's and git lye out de fireplace ash.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Then the girl seized the whips, dipped them in the lye, and whipped him as hard as ever she could.
"East of the Sun and West of the Moon" by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Hee will dispise the barbarisme of his owne countrey, and tell a whole legend of lyes of his travayles unto Constantinople.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
God assoyl their Sowls whose Bodys lye undyr this Stoon.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
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In poetry:

And the ugly gyant Dynabus,
Soe terrible to vewe,
That in Saint Barnards mount did lye,
By force of armes I slew.
"The Legend of King Arthur" by Thomas Percy
Thus let me live, unseen, unknown;
Thus unlamented let me die;
Steal from the world, and not a stone
Tell where I lye.
"Ode on Solitude" by Alexander Pope
"And what wold ye doe with my bryde soe gay,
Iff I did sell her yee?
More seemelye it is for her fayre bodye
To lye by mee than thee."
"King Estmere" by Anonymous British
But I am lost in flesh, whose sugred lyes
Still mock me, and grow bold:
Sure thou didst put a minde there, if I could
Finde where it lies.
"Dulnesse" by George Herbert
Which shall I doe? or weepe, or sing?
Neither of them will helpe mourning.
The Treasure's stolne, the Thiefe is fled,
And I lye bleeding in my bed.
""Which shall I doe? or weepe, or sing?"" by Sir William Vaughan
Here lyes a Youth born down with Love and Care,
He cou'd not long his Delia's Loss abide,
Joy left his Bosom with the parting Fair,
And when he durst no longer hope, he dy'd.
"Elegy IX: He has lost Delia" by James Hammond

In news:

Dissolving bodies with lye.
X- Ide and Rye & Lye also in Moscow.
X-Ide and Rye & Lye also in Moscow.
Rye & Lye : The Elegance of the Finest Details.
Let's Make Some Soap: A Simple Recipe for Lye Soap.
Len Lye Tourist Commercial by Klax.
Quail West's Mark Lye struggling.
Lye started the day tied for 11th, with a spot in the top 10 meaning he would earn an exemption into the next Champions Tour event.
Instead, Lye is struggling mightily.
Recap of round one with Mark Lye .
Lye gives his insight on the first day of ACE action.
Lye birdied five of the last six holes to shoot 3-under and is tied for 22nd.
Kristpher Shane Hopkins was arrested for pouring Red Devil lye down a woman's throat during a domestic altercation.
An Arab area man was arrested Tuesday after police say he poured Red Devil lye down a woman's throat during a domestic altercation.
You will substitute the amount of lye and oils provided in this recipe but otherwise follow the same procedure used in part I and II.
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In science:

Proposition 9 The sequence {fn} ∈ D(X ) converge, if this sequence lyes in some subspace D(S ) of the filtration and converges (and convergence in finite dimensional space D(S ) is defined uniquely).
Ultrametric random field
An instance x of a problem Π in NP is a yes/no question, denoted as x ∈ (Lyes ∪ Lno ), where Lyes is the set of instances with the answer ‘yes’.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
When V checks a purported proof that x ∈ Lyes , it accepts only a valid proof, never outputting 1 if the “proof ” is wrong.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
If a proof of x ∈ Lyes which the circuit V accepts exists, an assignments of the bits corresponding to the computation satisfying the 3-SAT instance exists as well.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Consider a decision problem Π = (Lyes ∪ Lno ), where Lyes is the set of al l instances x of the problem Π with the answer ‘yes’.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
For a problem instance x with the answer ‘yes’ (x ∈ Lyes ), the probability of the circuit U outputting ‘yes’ is greater than 2 3 .
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
As the problems in BQP are decision problems, x ∈ (Lyes ∪ Lno ), where Lyes is the set of instances with the answer ‘yes’.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Now, when x ∈ Lyes , the probability of the circuit U outputting ‘yes’ is not smaller than 2 3 .
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Let LH be the average depth of the Huffman tree, and let Lyes be the average depth of the optimal Twenty Questions tree.
Twenty Questions Games Always End With Yes
Amongst all such trees, the Huffman tree has lowest average depth, so LH < Lyes .
Twenty Questions Games Always End With Yes
AsB t = ω stB tAs −→ eiσP eiτ Q = eiστ eiτ QeiσP The justification of Postulate II lyes in the fact that in the continuous case the action of the translation and multiplication operators is Uσ f (x) ≡ eiσP f (x) = f (x + σ) Vτ f (x) ≡ eiτ Qf (x) = eiτ q f (x) which are equivalent to the relations of Postulate I.
Some Integrable Quantum Systems on the Lattice
In both cases the results lye a bit below the data.
Photo- and Electron-Production of Mesons on Nucleons and Nuclei
But elements in Rcyc fixed by σcyc actually lye in Z/nZ.
A faster pseudo-primality test
An arc will be called [h, H ]-bounded if it is contained in the [h, H ]-band and both its ends lyes on the boundary of the band (i.e. on the levels h and H ).
A Topological Code for Plane Images
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