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The symbol for lithium.
n. pl. li
A traditional Chinese measure of distance, today standardized at 500 meters (1,640 feet).
[Mandarin lǐ, from Middle Chinese li´.]
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(Units) a Chinese unit of length, approximately equal to 590 yards
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the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) lithium
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n., pl. li.
a Chinese unit of distance, equivalent to about ? of a mile (0.5 km).
[1580–90; < Chinese lǐ]
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.
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The symbol for lithium.
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|Noun||1.||Li - 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|
|Adj.||1.||li - being one more than fifty|
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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