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Webster 1913 Edition


Lentor


Len′tor

(-tŏr)
,
Noun.
[L., fr.
lentus
pliant, tough, slow. See
Lent
,
Adj.
]
1.
Tenacity; viscidity, as of fluids.
2.
Slowness; delay; sluggishness.
Arbuthnot.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lentor

LENT'OR

,
Noun.
[L. from lentus, slow, tough, clammy.]
1.
Tenacity; viscousness.
2.
Slowness; delay; sluggishness.
3.
Siziness; thickness of fluids; viscidity; a term used in the humoral pathology.

Definition 2021


lentor

lentor

English

Alternative forms

Noun

lentor (usually uncountable, plural lentors)

  1. slowness, sluggishness
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
      [] she walked through dilating space with the lentor of one walking under water []
  2. (obsolete, physics) viscosity

Latin

Verb

lentor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of lentō

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