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In music, flat, or Bemolle , means "lower in pitch"; the flat symbol lowers a note by a half step. Intonation may be flat, sharp, or both, successively or simultaneously

Flat, or flatness, describes an object or condition that is very smooth or level.Flat or flats may also refer to:-Places:* Flat, a residential house or apartment* Flat, Alaska, United States* Flat, Missouri, United States

Flat (geometry)
In geometry, a flat is a subset of n-dimensional space that is congruent to a Euclidean space of lower dimension. The flats in two-dimensional space are points and lines, and the flats in three-dimensional space are points, lines, and planes.

Flat as a Pancake
Flat as a Pancake was the first studio release of the hard rock band Head East. At first, the album was released independently on Pyramid Records

Flat Out (John Scofield album)
-Track listing:#"Cissy Strut" #"Secret Love" #"All The Things You Are" #"In The Cracks" #"Softy" #"Science And Religion" #"The Boss's Car"

Flatbed may refer to:* Flatbed digital printer, the reproduction of digital images on physical surfaces* Flatbed editor, a type of machine used for the editing of a motion picture film

Flatbed truck
A flatbed truck is a type of truck which can be either articulated or rigid. As the name suggests, it has an entirely flat, level 'bed' body with no sides or roof

Fil1800flatboat.jpgA flatboat is a rectangular flat-bottomed boat with Fil1800flatboat.jpgA flatboat is a rectangular flat-bottomed boat with Fil1800flatboat.jpgA flatboat is a rectangular flat-bottomed boat with (mostlyNOTE: "(parenthesized)" wordings in the quote below are notes added to clarifyThere were a variety of specialized flatboats (eventually developed) to ship cargo to world markets. Some (later, meaning c

A flatcar is a piece of railroad or railway rolling stock that consists of an open, flat deck on four or six wheels or a pair of trucks or bogies . The deck of the car can be wood or steel, and the sides of the deck can include pockets for stakes or tie-down points to secure loads

The flatfish are an order of ray-finned fish, also called the Heterosomata, sometimes classified as a suborder of Perciformes. In many species, both eyes lie on one side of the head, one or the other migrating through and around the head during development

Flatfish (Flook album)
Flatfish is the second album, and debut studio recording, by Anglo-Irish celtic music group Flook, released in 1999 on Flatfish Records.-Track listing:# "Calico" - 3:26# "E flat Reels" - 3:46# "The Gentle Giant" - 6:40# "Sligo Reel" - 4:13

Flathead may refer to:* Flat-head screwdriver, a screwdriver designed to turn slotted screws* Flat-head screw, a screw with a flat top, designed to be installed in a countersunk hole* Flathead engine, a valve configuration

Flathead (song)
"Flathead" is a digitally downloadable song by Scottish indie band The Fratellis from their debut album, Costello Music, released on 4 March 2007; there was an EP released with the same name in the United States after it had been used in a commercial for Apple iPod.On 11 March 2007, the song entered the Official UK Singles Chart at #67 on the strength of downloads alone, despite not

Flatland (film)
Flatland , is a 2007 computer animated film based on the 1884 novella, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott. The film was directed and animated by Ladd Ehlinger Jr. in Lightwave 3D. The screenplay was written by author Tom Whalen

Flatline (album)
Flatline is the eighth album released by MC Breed. It was released on September 16, 1997 for Wrap Records and was produced by MC Breed, Jazze Pha, Ant Banks, The D.O.C., Preston Crump and Erotic D. Though it gained mostly positive reviews, the album only peaked at #48 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Flatness may refer to:*Flatness *Flatness *Flatness *Flatness *Flatness , a geometrical tolerance required in certain manufacturing situations*Flatness

Flatness (systems theory)
Flatness in systems theory is a system property that extends the notion of Controllability from linear systems to nonlinear dynamical systems. A system that has the flatness property is called a flat system. Flat systems have a flat output, which can be used to explicitly express all states and inputs in terms of the flat output and a finite number of its derivatives

Flattery is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for the purpose of ingratiating oneself with the subject.

Flaunt is a monthly American fashion culture magazine founded by the current editor-in-chief, Luis Barajas, and creative director, Jim Turner, also the founders of Detour magazine. Long Nguyen, a third founder and style director, also was working on Detour for four years

A flautist or flutist is a musician who plays an instrument in the flute family. See List of flautists.The choice of "flautist" versus "flutist" is the source of dispute among players of the instrument

Flava (TV channel)
Flava is a British music television channel owned and operated by CSC Media Group it launched on Wednesday 26 March 2008 and replaced B4 TV, a previous pre-launch music channel from CSC Media Group

Flavia may refer to:* Flavia , a female personal name of Latin origin, most common in Italian and other romance languages* The Lancia Flavia, an Italian automobile* Flavia Beverage Systems, a division of Mars, Incorporated that manufactures hot drinks

Flavia (martyr)
Saint Flavia is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. She was martyred at Messina along with her brother, the Benedictine monk Saint Placidus, their brothers Eutychius and Victorinus, Donatus, Firmatus the deacon, Faustus, and thirty other monks. They were killed by pirates. Their feast day is Oct. 15.

Flavia (name)
Flavia is an Ancient Roman name meaning “blonde” from the Latin word “flavus”, meaning “golden, blonde”. It is a feminine form of the Roman family name Flavius. The name is most commonly used in Italy, France, Romania, Brazil and in Spanish-speaking countries.Flavia is the name of Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox saints: Flavia Domitilla and Flavia

The class Flavobacteria is composed of a single order of environmental bacteria. Flavobacteria are a group of commensal bacteria and opportunistic pathogens. Flavobacterium psychrophilum causes the septicemic diseases rainbow trout fry syndrome and bacterial cold water disease

Flavor or flavour is the sensory impression of a food or other substance, and is determined mainly by the chemical senses of taste and smell. The "trigeminal senses", which detect chemical irritants in the mouth and throat as well as temperature and texture, are also very important to the overall Gestalt of flavor perception

Flavor (disambiguation)
Flavor is the sensory impression of a food or other substance that is determined mainly by the chemical senses of taste and smell.Flavor may also refer to:In entertainment:

Flavors (2003 film)
Flavors is a 2004 romantic comedy film concerning Indian immigrants in America. It was written and directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK and is their second collaboration after .- Plot :

Flavours is an album released in 1975 by the Canadian rock band The Guess Who.A Quadraphonic mix was available on both vinyl and Quadraphonic 8-track tape formats.-Track listing:All songs written by Burton Cummings/Domenic Troiano.

Flavoxanthin is a natural xanthophyll pigment with a golden-yellow color found in small quantities in a variety of plants. As a food additive it used under the E number E161a as a food coloring although it is not approved for use in the EU or USA.[citation needed] It is listed as food additive 161a in Australia and New Zealand where it is approved for usage as an ingredient in

Flavus is the Latin word for "yellow" and has given the name to many, more or less yellow, objects:-Biochemistry:* Flavin* Flavonoids* Flavoprotein

Flaw is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky. The band was formed by ex-guitarist Jason Daunt in 1995.-Independent Albums :Flaw was formed in 1995 when vocalist Chris Volz answered an ad in a local paper placed by guitarist Jason Daunt, looking for a singer for an alternative/industrial band

Flaw may refer to:* Flaw , an American rock band** Flaw , an album by the band* The Flaws, an Irish indie-rock band* "Flawed" , a song by Delta Goodrem* Flaw, a Lord of Chaos in the DC Comics universe

Flawed (song)
"Flawed" is a song written by Billymann, Delta Goodrem and Christopher Rojas, performed by Delta Goodrem. The song was the first song that Goodrem released in Japan and is taken from her Japanese version of the album Innocent Eyes. It is also featured in the Japanese film Adiantum Blue

Flawless is a 1999 crime comedy-drama film that stars Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman.Flawless was directed by Joel Schumacher, who also wrote the screenplay

Flawless may refer to:* Flawless , a film starring Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman* Flawless , a film starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore* Flawless , a Pretty Little Liars novel by Sara Shepard

Flawless (2007 film)
Flawless is a 2007 British fictional crime film directed by Michael Radford, written by Edward Anderson, and starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore.

Flawless (Go to the City)
"Flawless " is a song co-written and performed by George Michael and released by Sony BMG on June 28, 2004. It samples "Flawless", originally recorded by the electronic music band The Ones and "Keep On Dancin'" , originally recorded by Gary's Gang

Flawlessly (horse)
Flawlessly was an American Thoroughbred race horse bred by Harbor View Farm. A daughter of 1978 Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing champion, Affirmed, and out of La Confidence by Nijinsky II.

Flaxen (album)
Flaxen is the only EP released by Santa Cruz, California based shoegaze band Bethany Curve. The recording differs somewhat from the bands previous three albums, tending towards a more ambient and atmospheric texture of sound.-Track listing:

Flay is a character in the Gormenghast novels by Mervyn Peake. He is the personal assistant of Lord Sepulchrave, Earl of the castle. His sense of loyalty is huge and he rarely talks. When he does his words come out in broken sentences and very simple language

Flay may refer to:* Flay Allster, a fictional character in the anime Mobile Suit Gundam SEED* Flaying, the removal of skin from the body* Mr. Flay, a fictional character in the Gormenghast novelsFlay:vt

Flea is the common name for insects of the order Siphonaptera which are wingless insects with mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood

FLEA (psychedelic)
3,4-Methylenedioxy-N-hydroxy-N-methylamphetamine is an entactogen, psychedelic, and stimulant of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes. It is the N-hydroxy homologue of MDMA , and the N-methyl homologue of MDOH. MDHMA was first synthesized and assayed by Alexander Shulgin

Flea market
A flea market or swap meet is a type of bazaar where inexpensive or secondhand goods are sold or bartered. It may be indoors, such as in a warehouse or school gymnasium; or it may be outdoors, such as in a field or under a tent

Fleadh (disambiguation)
Fleadh is an archaic spelling of the Irish word , meaning a festive occasion or banquet. It is used by a number of festivals which have an Irish-originated inspiration, and it may refer to:

A fleam, also flem, flew, flue, fleame, or phleam, was a handheld instrument used for bloodletting.- History :This name for handheld venepuncture devices first appears in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts at around A.D. 1000. The name is probably derived from the phlebotome from phlebos, Greek for vein, and tome, meaning to cut

Flecha is the name of:*Juan Antonio Flecha , a Spanish professional road bicycle racer*Mateo Flecha "El Viejo" , a Spanish composer*Ramon Flecha , professor of sociology at the University of Barcelona

Fleck is a surname, and may refer to:* Alexander Fleck , British chemist, FRS, born and educated in Glasgow* Abbey Fleck, invented the Makin' Bacon microwave oven bacon cooker in 1993* Béla Fleck , American banjo player

Fledge is the stage in a young bird's life when the feathers and wing muscles are sufficiently developed for flight. It also describes the act of a chick's parents raising it to a fully grown state

Fledgling or Fledglings may refer to:* Curtiss Fledgling, a trainer aircraft* Fergie's Fledglings, a group of Manchester United players recruited under the management of Alex Ferguson

Fledgling (novel)
Fledgling is a science fiction novel by Octavia Butler and published in 2005.-Plot summary:The novel tells the story of Shori, who appears to be a 10 or 11 year old African-American girl, but is actually a 53 year old member of a race called "Ina". It is eventually revealed that the Ina are the race that has formed the basis of humanity's vampire legends

Flee is an album by British blues rock musician Jeremy Spencer, who was a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1967–71, and "The Jeremy Spencer Band" , with particularly strong input from Michael Fogarty

Fleece is a general term for a soft fabric , and may refer to:* A fleece, the woollen coat of a domestic sheep or long-haired goat, especially after having been sheared .

The Fleer Corporation, founded by Frank H. Fleer in 1885, was the first company to successfully manufacture bubblegum; it remained a family-owned enterprise until it was taken private in 1989.

-Vehicles:A fleet is a collection of ships or vehicles, with many specific connotations:*Fleet vehicles, two or more vehicles*Fishing fleet*Naval fleet, substantial group of warships*A group of small ships or flotilla

Fleet Street
Fleet Street is a street in central London, United Kingdom, named after the River Fleet, a stream that now flows underground. It was the home of the British press until the 1980s

Fleisch (1979)
Fleisch is a German cult film by Rainer Erler about organ trade, the thriller was produced in the year 1979.- Plot :

Flemish can refer to anything related to Flanders, and may refer directly to the following articles:*Flemish, an informal, though linguistically incorrect, name of any kind of the Dutch language as spoken in Belgium.

Flemming (Dutch band)
-Debut:In April 1998 the band released a self-financed debut The Search EP. It consists of five songs, recorded in a cheap and obscure studio in Amsterdam in two days. Mainstream pop critics were positive about the recordings, and Flemming was offered a spot on the main stage of the London Calling festival in Paradiso, Amsterdam in October 1998

In vertebrate animals, flesh is the colloquial for biological tissue which consists of skeletal muscles and fat as opposed to bones, viscera and integuments. Flesh may be used as food, in which case it is called meat.

Flesh (1932 film)
Flesh is a 1932 black-and-white drama film directed by John Ford and starring Wallace Beery as a German wrestler. Some of the script was written by Moss Hart and an uncredited William Faulkner.-Cast :

Flesh (album)
-Musicians:* David Gray – vocals, guitar* Neil MacColl – backing vocals, guitar, mandolin, autoharp, slide guitar, hi-strung guitar, Danelectro guitar* David Nolte – bass* Seamus Beaghen – piano* Andy Metcalfe – organ, piano* Craig McClune – drums, percussion

Flesh (Apollyon Sun album)
Flesh is a self-released demo EP by Swiss Industrial metal band Apollyon Sun, released in 2002. This CD was manufactured in a limited quantity exclusively for the purpose of shopping the Apollyon Sun project to the recording industry and not released to the public. The Flesh demo only showcases glimpses of a few songs intended for Flesh

Flesh (theology)
In Christianity, the word "flesh" is used in English as a metaphor to describe sinful tendencies. A related turn of phrase identifies certain sins as "carnal" sins, from Latin caro, carnis, meaning "flesh." Saint Paul makes this connection in Romans 7:18, in which he says:In religious language, the "flesh" took on specific connotations of sexual sins

Flesh and Blood (album)
Flesh and Blood is the fifth full-length album by Hardcore Punk band No Innocent Victim. It was released in 1999 on Victory Records.- Track listing :#"Flesh and Blood" - 2:28#"C.E.B." - 2:14#"My Beliefs" - 1:54#"Answer to No One" - 1:33

L (Death Note)
, widely known by the letter , is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Considered the world's greatest detective, he lives in secrecy

L'Abri is an evangelical Christian organization founded by Francis Schaeffer and his wife Edith in Huémoz-sur-Ollon, Switzerland on June 5, 1955. They opened their alpine home as a ministry to curious travellers and as a forum to discuss philosophical and religious beliefs.- The development of L'Abri :Schaeffer became an evangelical Christian as a teenager

L-3 Communications
L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. is a company that supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and products, avionics, ocean products, training devices and services, instrumentation, space, and navigation products. Its customers include the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, U.S

An L-system or Lindenmayer system is a parallel rewriting system, namely a variant of a formal grammar, most famously used to model the growth processes of plant development, but also able to model the morphology of a variety of organisms

L. A. Reid
Antonio "L.A." Reid is a three-time Grammy Award-winning US record executive, songwriter, and record producer. Best known as the co-founder of LaFace Records, he is responsible for signing and helping bring Mariah Carey, Pink, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Kanye West, Avril Lavigne, Toni Braxton, TLC, Usher, Ciara, OutKast, and Dido to multi-platinum album sales

L. S. Lowry
Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English artist born in Barrett Street, Stretford, Lancashire. Many of his drawings and paintings depict nearby Salford and surrounding areas, including Pendlebury, where he lived and worked for over 40 years at 117 Station Road , opposite St

L. W. de Laurence
L. W. de Laurence was an American author and publisher on occult and spiritual topics. He was born in 1868 and died on 11 September 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA at the age of 68

L6 Wombat
The L6 Wombat, was a 120 mm calibre recoilless anti-tank rifle used by the British Army. They were used until anti-tank guided missiles such as Vigilant and MILAN took their place.

La Amistad
La Amistad was a ship notable as the scene of a revolt by African captives being transported from Havana to Puerto Principe, Cuba. It was a 19th-century two-masted schooner built in Spain and owned by a Spaniard living in Cuba

La Bamba (song)
"La Bamba" is a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens, a top 40 hit in the U.S. charts and one of early rock and roll's best-known songs

La Brea Tar Pits
The La Brea Tar Pits are a cluster of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed, in the urban heart of Los Angeles. Asphaltum or tar has seeped up from the ground in this area for tens of thousands of years. The tar is often covered with water

La Celestina
La Celestina , actually called Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea or Comedia de Calisto y Melibea, in English Tragicomedy of Calisto and Melibea), is a work composed entirely in dialogue published by Fernando de Rojas in 1499

La Cienega Boulevard
La Cienega Boulevard is a major, well-known north–south arterial road that runs between El Segundo Boulevard in El Segundo, California on the south and the Sunset Strip/Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.

La Esmeralda (ballet)
La Esmeralda is a ballet in 3 acts, 5 scenes, inspired by Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo, originally choreographed by Jules Perrot; with music by Cesare Pugni and design by William Grieve , D. Sloman , Mme

La favorite
La favorite is an opera in four acts by Gaetano Donizetti to a French-language libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz, based on the play Le comte de Comminges by Baculard d'Arnaud

La Gomera
La Gomera is one of Spain's Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. In area, it is the second-smallest of the seven main islands of this group.- Political organization :

LA Ink
LA Ink is an American reality show on TLC that follows the events of the High Voltage Tattoo tattoo studios in Los Angeles, California

La Libertad, Negros Oriental
La Libertad is a 4th class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 35,122 people in 7,024 households.-Municipal Officials:

La Liga
The Primera División of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional , commonly known as La Liga or, for sponsorship reasons, Liga BBVA since 2008, is the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system

La Liga Filipina
La Liga Filipina was a progressive organization created by Dr. José Rizal in the Philippines in a house at Ilaya Street, Tondo, Manila in 1892.The organization derived from La Solidaridad and the Propaganda movement

La Malinche
La Malinche , known also as Malintzin, Malinalli or Doña Marina, was a Nahua woman from the Mexican Gulf Coast, who played a role in the Spanish conquest of Mexico, acting as interpreter, advisor, lover and intermediary for Hernán Cortés

La Paloma
This article is about the song. For the American city, see La Paloma, Texas."La Paloma" is a popular song, having been produced and reinterpreted in diverse cultures, settings, arrangements, and recordings over the last 140 years. The song was composed and written by Spanish composer Sebastián Iradier after he visited Cuba in 1861

La Paz, Tarlac
La Paz is a 4th class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 61,324 people in 10,361 households.-Geography:

La Presse (Canada)
La Presse, founded in 1884, is a French-language Monday-Saturday newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is owned today by Groupe Gesca, a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada. The Sunday version was dropped in 2009.-Description:

La quiero a morir
La quiero a morir is a 2008-2009 Colombian telenovela produced and broadcast by Caracol TV.- Plot :The telenovela starts with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Manuela Sáenz and Germán Rico marriage; they have two daughters, Andrea and Juliana

La Rambla
La Rambla is a street in central Barcelona, popular with both tourists and locals alike. A 1.2 kilometer-long tree-lined pedestrian mall between Barri Gòtic and El Raval, it connects Plaça de Catalunya in the centre with the Christopher Columbus monument at Port Vell.- Overview :La Rambla can be considered a series of shorter streets, each differently named, hence the plural form

La Romana
La Romana is a province of the Dominican Republic. The capital is also named La Romana, and is the third-largest city in the country. La Romana was elevated to the category of province in 1944.

La Trinidad, Benguet
La Trinidad is a 1st class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Benguet. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 97,810 people in 13,658 households.

La Vega
La Vega is a province of the Dominican Republic. Until 1992 it included what is now Monseñor Nouel province.-Municipalities and municipal districts:

A label is a piece of paper, polymer, cloth, metal, or other material affixed to a container or article, on which is printed a legend, information concerning the product, addresses, etc. A label may also be printed directly on the container or article.

Labetalol is a mixed alpha/beta adrenergic antagonist, which is used to treat high blood pressure.-Indications:

Labia majora
The labia majora are two prominent longitudinal cutaneous folds that extend downward and backward from the mons pubis to the perineum and form the lateral boundaries of the pudendal cleft, which contains the labia minora, interlabial sulci, clitoral hood, clitoral glans, frenulum clitoridis, the Hart's Line, and the vulval vestibule, which contains the

The labia are anatomical structures that are part of the female genitalia; they are the major externally visible portions of the vulva. In humans, there are two pairs of labia: the outer labia, or labia majora are larger and fattier, while the labia minora are folds of skin often concealed within the outer labia

Labor Day Hurricane of 1935
The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane was the strongest tropical cyclone of the 1935 Atlantic hurricane season, and one of the most intense hurricanes to make landfall in the United States in recorded history

Labor force
In economics, a labor force or labour force is a region's combined civilian workforce, including both the employed and unemployed.Normally, the labor force of a country consists of everyone of working age In economics, a labor force or labour force is a region's combined civilian workforce, including both the employed and unemployed.Normally, the labor force of a country (or other geographic entity) consists of everyone of working age In economics, a labor force or labour force is a region's combined civilian workforce, including both the employed and unemployed.Normally, the labor force of a country (or other geographic entity) consists of everyone of working age (typically above a certain age (around 14 to 16) and below retirement (around 65) who are participating workers, that is people actively

Labor rights
Labor rights or workers' rights are a group of legal rights and claimed human rights having to do with labor relations between workers and their employers, usually obtained under labor and employment law. In general, these rights' debates have to do with negotiating workers' pay, benefits, and safe working conditions

Laboratory glassware
Laboratory glassware refers to a variety of equipment, traditionally made of glass, used for scientific experiments and other work in science, especially in chemistry and biology laboratories

Labour economics
Labor economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the market for labor. Labor markets function through the interaction of workers and employers

Labrador Duck
The Labrador Duck was a striking black and white eider-like sea duck that was never common, and is believed to be the first bird to become extinct in North America after 1500. The last Labrador Duck is believed to have been seen at Elmira, New York on December 12, 1878; the last preserved specimen was shot in 1875 on Long Island

Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever is one of several kinds of retriever, a type of gun dog. A breed characteristic is webbed paws for swimming, useful for the breed's original purpose of retrieving fishing nets. The Labrador is the most popular breed of dog by registered ownership in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Labtec Inc. was a manufacturer of computer accessories, founded in Vancouver, Washington, USA in 1981. They are best known for their budget range of peripherals such as keyboards, mice, microphones, speakers and webcams.

LabVIEW is a system design platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments. LabVIEW provides engineers and scientists with the tools needed to create and deploy measurement and control systems.The graphical language is named "G"

Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
The Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe are one of seven federally recognized Wisconsin bands of Ojibwa. The band is based at the Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation, at in northwestern Wisconsin, which surrounds Lac Courte Oreilles

Lac operon
The lac operon is an operon required for the transport and metabolism of lactose in Escherichia coli and some other enteric bacteria. It consists of three adjacent structural genes, lacZ, lacY and lacA. The lac operon is regulated by several factors including the availability of glucose and of lactose

Laccases are copper-containing oxidase enzymes that are found in many plants, fungi, and microorganisms. The copper is bound in several sites; Type 1, Type 2, and/or Type 3. The ensemble of types 2 and 3 copper is called a trinuclear cluster . Type 1 copper is available to action of solvents, such as water

Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric, but more often open spaces are created as part of the lace fabric. Lace-making is an ancient craft. True lace was not made until the late 15th and early 16th centuries

Lace Market
The Lace Market is an historic quarter-mile square area of Nottingham, England.Once the heart of the world's lace industry during the days of the British Empire, it is full of impressive examples of 19th century industrial architecture and thus is a protected heritage area

Lace monitor
The Lace Monitor, or Lace Goanna, Varanus varius, is a member of the monitor lizard family, Australian members of which are commonly known as goannas. It belongs to the subgenus Varanus.

LaCie is a computer hardware company specializing in external hard drives, RAID arrays, optical drives, Flash Drives, and computer monitors. The company markets several lines of hard drives with a capacity of up to many terabytes of data, with a choice of interfaces

Lackawanna River
The Lackawanna River is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania in the United States. It flows through a region of the northern Pocono Mountains that was once a center of anthracite coal mining in the United States

Laconia , also known as Lacedaemonia, is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Peloponnese. It is situated in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. Its administrative capital is Sparti

Laconia incident
The Laconia incident was an abortive naval rescue attempt in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. On 12 September 1942, , carrying some 80 civilians, 268 British Army soldiers, about 1,800 Italian prisoners of war, and 160 Polish soldiers , was struck and sunk by a torpedo from Kriegsmarine submarine off the coast of west Africa

Lacoste (company)
Lacoste is a French apparel company founded in 1933 that sells high-end clothing, footwear, perfume, leather goods, watches, eyewear, and most famously tennis shirts. In recent years, Lacoste has introduced a home line of sheeting and towels

In a general sense, lacquer is a somewhat imprecise term for a clear or coloured varnish that dries by solvent evaporation and often a curing process as well that produces a hard, durable finish, in any sheen level from ultra matte to high gloss and that can be further polished as required

Lacrimal gland
The lacrimal glands are paired almond-shaped glands, one for each eye, that secrete the aqueous layer of the tear film. They are situated in the upper, outer portion of each orbit, in the lacrimal fossa of the orbit formed by the frontal bone. Inflammation of the lacrimal glands is called dacryoadenitis

Lacrosse ball
A lacrosse ball is the solid rubber ball that is used, in conjunction with a lacrosse stick, to play the sport of lacrosse. It is typically white, but is also produced in a wide range of colors.The old NCAA specifications are:Weight: 140g - 147g

Lacrosse stick
A lacrosse stick or crosse is a long-handled racket used to play the sport of lacrosse. Players use the lacrosse stick to handle the ball and to strike at opposing players

Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the mammary glands and the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young. The process occurs in all female mammals, however it predates mammals. In humans the process of feeding milk is called breastfeeding or nursing

Lactic acid
Lactic acid, also known as milk acid, is a chemical compound that plays a role in various biochemical processes and was first isolated in 1780 by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. Lactic acid is a carboxylic acid with the chemical formula C3H6O3

Lactic acid fermentation
Lactic acid fermentation is a biological process by which sugars such as glucose, fructose, and sucrose, are converted into cellular energy and the metabolic byproduct lactate. It is an anaerobic fermentation reaction that occurs in some bacteria and animal cells, such as muscle cells, in the absence of oxygen

Lacto vegetarianism
A lacto vegetarian diet is a vegetarian diet that includes dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, cream, and kefir, but excludes eggs. Lacto-vegetarians also abstain from cheeses that include animal rennet and yogurts that contain gelatin

Lactobacillus is a genus of Gram-positive facultative anaerobic or microaerophilic rod-shaped bacteria. They are a major part of the lactic acid bacteria group, named as such because most of its members convert lactose and other sugars to lactic acid. They are common and usually benign

Lactose is a disaccharide sugar that is found most notably in milk and is formed from galactose and glucose. Lactose makes up around 2~8% of milk , although the amount varies among species and individuals. It is extracted from sweet or sour whey. The name comes from or , the Latin word for milk, plus the -ose ending used to name sugars

Lactulose is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars fructose and galactose

Lada is a trademark of AvtoVAZ, a Russian car manufacturer in Tolyatti, Samara Oblast. All AvtoVAZ vehicles are currently sold under the Lada brand, though this was not always so; Lada was originally AvtoVAZ's export brand for models it sold under the Zhiguli name in the domestic Soviet market since 1970.Lada cars became extremely popular in Russia and Eastern Europe during the last

Lada Kalina
The Lada Kalina is a supermini produced by the Russian automaker AvtoVAZ and sold under the Lada brand. It began production in November 2004 as the 2004 year model in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus, although dealership availability for foreign markets started only in September 2005.The three models developed are:* Lada 1117 – 5-door station wagon The Lada Kalina is a supermini produced by the Russian automaker AvtoVAZ and sold under the Lada brand. It began production in November 2004 as the 2004 year model in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus, although dealership availability for foreign markets started only in September 2005.The three models developed are:* Lada 1117 – 5-door station wagon The Lada Kalina is a supermini produced by the Russian automaker AvtoVAZ and sold under the Lada brand. It began production in November 2004 as the 2004 year model in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus, although dealership availability for foreign markets started only in September 2005.The three models developed are:* Lada 1117 – 5-door station wagon (production began in

Lada Samara
The Lada Samara or VAZ-2108 is an economy car produced by Soviet/Russian vehicle manufacturer AvtoVAZ's Lada brand, from 1984 until 2004. The brand name Samara originally was used only for exported models, in Russia the same model was called "Sputnik" , until 1991, when the sedan version of Samara entered in production, using the export name.-Introduction: The

Ladakh is a region of Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state of the Republic of India. It lies between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent

Ladakh Union Territory Front
Ladakh Union Territory Front is a political party in Jammu and Kashmir in India.The party demands union territory status for Ladakh. A consortium of political parties formed in 2002 decided that a regional party shall be formed under a single flag and carry on with the struggle for the Union territory status for Ladakh

Ladakhi language
The Ladakhi language , now also called Bhoti, and by linguists more generally called Western Archaic Tibetan when the Balti and Burig or Purig or Purki dialects are included, is the predominant language in the Ladakh region of the Jammu and Kashmir state of India, and is also spoken in Baltistan