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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Resinlike substance secreted by certain insects.

Usage examples (38)
  • This is a figure again taken from that biochemistry textbook by Voet and Voet discussing a system called the lac operon.
  • The Rajah of Benares receives from the English government an annual pension of one lac, that is, 100,000 rupees (10,000 pounds).
  • The females never escape and after impregnation their ovaries become filled with a red fluid which forms a valuable dye known as lac dye.
  • In fact, there is no lactose in any of the "lac" additives found in ingredients lists. for more
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