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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations

lox

[ˈlɒks] n (mainly US)saumon m fumé
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The scleral tissues were placed into the following groups: group A (normal eyes, balanced salt solution), group B (normal eyes, 0.1% LOX solution), group C (myopic eyes, balanced salt solution), and group D (myopic eyes, 0.1% LOX solution), and allowed to react for 4 h (Table 3).
DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; COX, cyclooxygenase; LOX, lipoxygenase; CYP, cytochrome P450 epoxygenase; sEH, soluble epoxide hydrolase; and NE, nonenzymatic.
We found that licofelone, a dual COX and LOX inhibitor, diminishes survival rate and induces apoptosis of hepatoma cells in vitro.
Caroline Springer, joint senior author of the study, said: "We knew that Lox had a role in cancer's spread round the body, but to discover how it also appears to drive the growth of breast cancer cells is a real game changer."
Announced on Tuesday, DMX, Eve, Swizz Beatz, The Lox and Drag-On will all reunite on April 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Ruff Ryders Reunion Tour and Friends to celebrate 20 years.
Several studies have extensively demonstrated expression of distinct LOX family members in various types of tumor cells, implicating their functions in tumor progression and metastasis [21, 22].
There is ample evidence to suggest that stiffness of ECM is a result of overhydroxylation of lysyl residues and subsequent formation of cross-linked collagen molecules by the concerted action of lysyl hydroxylases (LH) [15,16] and LOX [17].
But city officials should be careful what they wish for -- there's probably enough lox in Brooklyn to weigh down a bridge.
Lox can tell that his dear friend MuMu feels out of sorts and he tries to entice away her blues by suggesting a variety of treats: shopping, games, food, films and the fairground, and much more besides.
Then one hot, summer day Ben meets Lox, the gatekeeper of the spider kingdom under the garden hedge.