• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lant (Zoöl) Any one of several species of small, slender, marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes. The common European species (Ammedytes tobianus) and the American species (Ammedytes Americanus) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait. Called also launce, and sand eel.
    • n Lant See Lanterloo.
    • n Lant Urine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lant Urine; especially, stale urine. Stale urine, or lant, has been much used as a detergent in wool-scouring on account of the ammonium, carbonate it contains. Though still used, it has been largely supplanted by ammonia, sodium carbonate, etc.
    • lant To wet or mingle with urine.
    • n lant A contraction of lanterloo.
    • n lant In ichthyology, the lance.
    • n lant An obsolete preterit of lend.
    • n lant Specifically, Ammodytes americanus. See sand-eel, 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lant lant stale urine, used in wool-scouring.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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In literature:

An' in de Eastern lants men buy deir wifes.
"Scenes from a Courtesan's Life" by Honore de Balzac
Address to Mrs. Lant.
"The Whirlpool" by George Gissing
Another week, and Jane made the acquaintance of the lady whose name we have once or twice heard, Miss Lant, the friend of old Mr. Percival.
"The Nether World" by George Gissing
In "Lochinvar" pronounced gal'lant on account of meter.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
Dickens found lodgings in Lant Street while his father was awaiting in the Marshalsea for something to turn up.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
By MISS CARPENTER (daughter of the late Dr. Lant Carpenter).
"Hymns, Songs, and Fables, for Young People" by Eliza Lee Follen
The Villa Lante and the Villa Corsini deserve to be mentioned on account of their fine prospects.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
So I am plow oop der lant und haul my vaigon mit von mule und Gretchen, der cow.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
According to Lant Carpenter, some 75 per cent.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
You get dlunk, fo'get switch, thlain lun off tlack; you swingee lante'n, yellee 'All aboa'd!
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm

In news:

Photograph courtsy Frans Lanting/National Geographic Stock.
Doug and Marian Van Lant .
Doug and Marian Van Lant of Lynden will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a no-gift open house hosted by their children from 2:30-5:00pm on Sunday, Oct 21, at Sonlight CRC, 8800 Bender Rd.
Lant pleased with support in House whip race.
Area residents who run into state Rep Bill Lant might congratulate him for coming in second in the race for majority whip of the Missouri House Republican caucus.
Doug and Marian Van Lant.
Finally, after a year of going from doctor to doctor, the Frankenfelds found Dr Bill Lanting, at the Asthma and Allergy Center of the Rockies.
The University of Idaho is offering this enrichment course, presented by Grace Wittman and Rhea Lanting.
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Mayor Greg Lanting joined Danielle on Rise and Shine to talk about construction around Twin Falls and the potential for a raise in wages for city employees.
Frans Lanting, recently featured in Outdoor Photographer 's "Every Feature Tells A Story" article, conducts a photography workshop. for more information or see the details.
Frans Lanting has spent decades bringing awareness of faraway places in desperate need of preservation.
World renowned photographer Frans Lanting discusses the beauty of nature in photography.

In science:

And, talking about the early Earth, you might look at the short, but lovely, photo-essay by Lanting (2006) of scenes from the present-day Earth that could well have been taken very early on in Earth’s history.
Astrophysics in 2006
Lanting et al., “Frequency-domain multiplexed readout of transition-edge sensor arrays with a superconducting quantum interference device,” Applied Physics Letters 86, pp. 2511–+, Mar. 2005. 8. T. E.
Antenna-coupled TES bolometer arrays for CMB polarimetry
Martin Traizet, Construction de surfaces minimales en recol lant des surfaces de Scherk, Ann.
Doubling and Desingularization Constructions for Minimal Surfaces
Sari, Stroboscopie infinit´esimale et moyennisation dans les syst`emes d’´equations diff´erentiel les `a solutions rapidement oscil lantes, in Landau I. D., ´editeur, Outils et mod`eles math´ematiques pour l’automatique, l’analyse des syst`emes et le traitement du signal, tome 3, Editions du CNRS (1983), 345-353. F.
Averaging Theorems for Ordinary Differential Equations and Retarded Functional Differential Equations
RoZu2] Robbiano, L., Zuily, C., Effet r´egularisant microlocal analytique pour l’´equation de Schr¨odinger: le cas des donn´ees oscil lantes, Comm.
Analytic wave front set for solutions to Schroedinger equation