Lay

  • 41 lay-up — lay′ up or lay′up n. spo a basketball shot made close to the basket and often angled off the backboard • Etymology: 1940–45 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 42 lay-by — meaning in BrE ‘an area by the side of an open road where vehicles may stop’, has the plural form lay bys …

    Modern English usage

  • 43 lay on — ► lay on chiefly Brit. provide (a service or amenity). Main Entry: ↑lay …

    English terms dictionary

  • 44 lay-by — ► NOUN (pl. lay bys) 1) Brit. an area at the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop. 2) Austral./NZ & S. African a system of paying a deposit to secure an article for later purchase …

    English terms dictionary

  • 45 lay-by — [lā′bī΄] n. 1. a widened section of a stream, canal, etc. where vessels can lay over or pass 2. a railroad siding 3. Brit. a widened section as along a highway, for emergency parking …

    English World dictionary

  • 46 lay|er — «LAY uhr», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a) one thickness or fold: »the layer of clothing next to the skin, a layer of clay between two layers of sand. A cake is often made of two or more layers put together. b) a particular level in an order or… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 47 Lay It on Me — is section seven of the 15th track on the album Paul s Boutique by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989. * Produced and Written by the Beastie Boys and the Dust Brothers. * Engineered by Mario Caldato and Allen… …

    Wikipedia

  • 48 Lay — Lay. См. Слой. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 49 Lay [1] — Lay (spr. Läh), Fluß im französischen Departement Vendée, entspringt als Großer L. bei St. Pierre de Chemin, nimmt den Loing, den Kleinen L., Semagne u.a. auf u. fällt der Insel Ré gegenüber ins Atlantische Meer …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 50 Lay [2] — Lay (spr. Leh), Benjamin, englischer Kaufmann, wohnte als Pflanzer auf Barbados, siedelte aber, empört über die Mißhandlungen der dortigen Sklaven, nach Philadelphia über, gesellte sich den Quäkern bei u. trat in mehreren Schriften gegen die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 51 Lay — (spr. lä), Küstenfluß im franz. Depart. Vendée, entsteht durch Vereinigung des Grand L. und des Petit L. und mündet, 125 km lang, in die Bai von Aiguillon des Atlantischen Ozeans …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 52 lay by — index deposit (submit to a bank), hoard Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 53 lay on — index levy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 54 lay up — index fund, hoard Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 55 lay-up — n a throw in ↑basketball made from very close to the basket or from under it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 56 lay-by — lay ,by noun 1. ) count BRITISH an area provided by the side of a road where vehicles can stop for a short period of time 2. ) uncount AUSTRALIAN the layaway method of buying goods from a store …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 57 lay-up — lay ,up noun count a throw in basketball that a player makes from close to the basket or under it, usually using one hand and hitting the ball against the BACKBOARD …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 58 Lay up —   Lay up is another term for cold storage and describes the status of equipment (such as a power plant) that has been placed in storage ( mothballed ) for latter use.   California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms …

    Energy terms

  • 59 lay up — lay (someone) up to force someone to stay in bed or do very little. She s been laid up with the flu for a week. The accident laid him up with a broken leg …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 60 lay — (plural lays) sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: literario. Composición poética medieval, en provenzal o en francés, que narra una leyenda o una historia amorosa: Son famosos los lays de María de Francia …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española