LEM LEM, LEM L.E.M. . [acronym from Lunar Excursion Module.] (Astronautics) A {lunar excursion module}, a spacecraft designed to transport people from a command module in orbit around the moon to the surface of the moon and back again.

Syn: lunar excursion module, lunar module. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lem — ⇒LEM, subst. masc. ASTRONAUT. Véhicule spatial destiné à l alunissage ou à l exploration lunaire. Synon. module lunaire. C est depuis l orbite lunaire du véhicule Apollo qu a lieu l excursion lunaire d un lem (Air et Cosmos, 11 oct. 1969 ds GILB …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lem|ma — lem|ma1 «LEHM uh», noun, plural lem|mas, lem|ma|ta «LEHM uh tuh». 1. Mathematics. a subsidiary or auxiliary proposition to be used in the proof of a main proposition. 2. an argument, theme, subject, or gloss. ╂[< Greek lēmma, atos < l …   Useful english dictionary

  • lem-1 —     lem 1     English meaning: to crush; fragile     Deutsche Übersetzung: “zerbrechen; zerbrochen, weich”     Material: Gk. νωλεμές, έως “ fatigueless “, maybe from “not zusammenbrechend”, due to eines with preposition o refined *ὄ λεμος n. *ὀ… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • LEM — /lem/, n., pl. LEMs, LEM s. lunar excursion module. * * * …   Universalium

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  • LEM — ☆ LEM [lem ] n. pl. LEMs a lunar excursion module, the manned spacecraft that landed on the moon …   English World dictionary

  • lem|el|o — «LEHM uh loh», noun, plural los. a hybrid fruit produced by crossing the grapefruit and the lemon. ╂[< lem(on) + (pom)elo] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lem|on — «LEHM uhn», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a sour, light yellow citrus fruit that grows in warm climates. The juice is much used for flavoring and for making lemonade, and yields citric acid; the rind yields oil or essence of lemons, which is used in… …   Useful english dictionary

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