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Li

The symbol for lithium.

LI

abbr.
Long Island

li

 (lē)
n. pl. li
A traditional Chinese measure of distance, today standardized at 500 meters (1,640 feet).

[Mandarin , from Middle Chinese li´.]

li

(liː)
n
(Units) a Chinese unit of length, approximately equal to 590 yards
[from Chinese]

li

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Liechtenstein

Li

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) lithium

LI

abbreviation for
1. (Placename) Long Island
2. (Military) Light Infantry

li

(li)

n., pl. li.
a Chinese unit of distance, equivalent to about ? of a mile (0.5 km).
[1580–90; < Chinese ]

Li

(li)

n., pl. Lis, (esp. collectively) Li.
1. a member of a people living on the island of Hainan in S China.
2. the language of the Li.

Li


Chem. Symbol.
lithium.

L.I.

Long Island.

Li

The symbol for lithium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.li - a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal groupLi - a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
amblygonite - a white or grey mineral consisting of lithium aluminum phosphate; a source of lithium
lepidolite - a mineral of the mica group; an important source of lithium
spodumene - a pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminum silicate; a source of lithium
zinnwaldite - a mica containing iron and lithium
2.li - Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
Adj.1.li - being one more than fifty
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"