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LOX

 (lŏks)
abbr.
liquid oxygen

lox

 (lŏks)
n. pl. lox or lox·es
Salmon that has been cured in brine and is often smoked.

[Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs, salmon, from Old High German; see laks- in Indo-European roots.]

lox

(lɒks)
n
(Cookery) a kind of smoked salmon
[C19: from Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs salmon]

lox

(lɒks)
n
(Elements & Compounds) short for liquid oxygen, esp when used as an oxidizer for rocket fuels. Also: loxygen

lox1

(lɒks)

n.
salmon brine-cured with either salt or sugar.
[1940–45; < Yiddish laks salmon; compare Middle High German, Old High German lahs, c. Old English leax, Old Norse lax]

lox2

or LOX

(lɒks)

n.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.LOX - a bluish translucent magnetic liquid obtained by compressing gaseous oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point; used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants
atomic number 8, O, oxygen - a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
2.lox - brine-cured salmon that is lightly smoked
smoked salmon - salmon cured by smoking
Scandinavian lox - salt-cured Scandinavian salmon
Nova lox, Nova salmon, Nova Scotia lox, Nova Scotia salmon, Nova style salmon - brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most; sometimes sugar is also used in the curing
Translations

lox

[ˈlɒks] n (mainly US)saumon m fumé