Longline is consisting of many short lines, each baited with a hook, suspended vertically from a main line that is dragged horizontally through the water.

Lager means beers made from bottom-fermenting yeast and aged at near-freezing temperatures.

Leather is described as the pelt of an animal which has been transformed by tanning into a non-putrescible, useful material. A pelt is also named as animal hide with fur attached.

Laminated glass pertains to two or more sheets of glass with an inner layer of transparent plastic to which the glass adheres if broken. This type of glass is used for safety glazing and sound reduction.

Laboratory refers to a workplace for the conduct of scientific research The workroom of a chemist; also, a place devoted to
experiments in any branch of natural science; as, a chemical,
physical, or biological laboratory.

The term lexicon may refer to the following:

  • a synonym for a dictionary or encyclopedic dictionary

Labelling includes provisions on the name of the food and any special requirements to ensure that the consumer is not deceived or misled about the nature of the food. These provisions must be consistent with the Codex General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods. Requirements for the listing of ingredients and date-marking are specified.

Legume is described as any of thousands of plant species that have seed pods that split along both sides when ripe. Some of the more common legumes used for human consumption are beans, lentils, peanuts, peas, and soybeans. Others, such as clover and alfalfa, are used as animal feed. Legumes have a unique ability to obtain much or all of their nitrogen requirements from symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

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