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Definition of the adjective lethal

What does lethal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more lethal / most lethal

  1. of an instrument of certain death
    • examples: lethal weapon | a lethal injection
    • synonym of lethal: deadly
    • similar: fatal

Alternative definition of the adjective lethal


  1. deadly; mortal; fatal

Definition of the noun lethal

What does lethal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lethals

  1. [chemistry] One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid.


  1. Lethal is an American heavy metal band from Erlanger, Kentucky, formed in 1982, by brothers Eric Cook and Glen Cook.
  2. Lethal is a musical group.
    • album: "Detonativo"

There are other groups with in their name, like Lethal Fire, Lethal Dosage, Lethal Yellow and Lethal Dose 50.


  1. Lethal a.k.a. Luraina Undershute is an actress.
  2. Lethal a.k.a. Al Barile is a musician.

There are other people with in their name, like Jay Lethal, Mac Lethal and Lethal Bizzle.


  1. "Lethal" is a musical album of Addiction Crew.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  2. "Lethal" is an album by the band Cockney Rejects released in 1990.
  3. "Lethal" is a musical album of UTFO.
    • released in (28 years ago)


  1. "Lethal" is a book written by Sandra Brown.
    • released on
  2. "Lethal" is a book by Shari Shattuck.


  1. "Lethal" is a film, directed by Dustin Rikert.
  2. "Lethal" a.k.a. "KGB: The Secret War" is a 1985 film directed by Dwight H. Little.


Lethal is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Nutcracker in 3D.

Phrases with Lethal

  1. lethal dose
  2. lethal gene
  3. lethal agent
  4. Lethal injection
  5. Non-Lethal

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lethal

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

Lethal injection is a method of execution whereby a person is intravenously given a lethal quantity of one or more drugs to cause death. It is the most common method of execution in the United States, though many states have had difficulty ...

Google previewDictionary of Policing (2013)

by Tim Newburn, Peter Neyroud

lethal weapons« includeweapons and technologiesthat, when usedtogether withappropriate tactics,are designed to induce compliance in pursuit ofa legitimatepolicing aim without a substantial risk of serious or permanent injury or death to the ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

lethal dose (LD). 1: the amount of a toxicant (usually stated as mass per unit body weight, as mg/kg) which is sufficient to kill (or is likely to kill) a designated living system within a relatively short (or ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary of Criminal Justice (2005)

Key Terms and Major Court Cases by Dean J. Champion

Lethal Injection Electrocution Lethal Gas Alabama" Arizona"'11 Arkansas" California3 Colorado Connecticut Delaware39 Florida" Georgia ldaho" Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky3" Louisiana Maryland Mississippi Missouri" Montana Nevada ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

KD – Xenopus Isoform-specific KD – Xenopus KO – zebrafish Embryonic lethal , blood vessels defects Absence of adult hemangioblast and lack of blood vessels Lethal before hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) emergence, blood vessel defects ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

This chapter examines the role of medical professionals in the administration of the lethal injection. The section 'Modern History of Medical Involvement in Executions' provides an outline of the modern history of medical involvement in capital ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan

lethal equivalent value the average number of recessive deleterious genes in the heterozygous condition carried by each member of a population of dip- loid organisms times the mean probability that each gene will cause premature death ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Leptospira agglutinin lethal equivalent Leptospira agglutinin, an agglutinin found in the blood of patients with leptospirosis. leptospirosis /lep′tōspīrō′′sis/ [Gk, leptos + speira +osis, condition], an acute infectious disease caused by several ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Leptospira agglutinin lethal equivalent Leptospira agglutinin, an agglutinin found in the blood of patients with leptospirosis. leptospirosis /lep′tōspīrō′′sis/ [Gk, leptos + speira +osis, condition], an acute infectious disease caused by several ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary (2005)

by C. C. Lee

Lethal concentration fifty (LC50): A calculated concentration of a substance in air, exposure to which for a specified length of time is expected to cause the death of 50% of an entire defined experimental animal population. See dose response ...

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The sovereign state has in our times become a lethal danger to human civilization because technical developments enable it to employ an infinite number and variety of means of destruction. (Christian Lous Lange)
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Scrabble value of L1E1T1H4A1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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