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Land mines

Land mines are generally referred to as explosive devices that are designed to destroy personnel employed in an armed force or to severely damage

Open laser

[acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation], device for the creation, amplification, and transmission of a narrow, intense


( lăt'ərən ), name applied to a group of buildings of SE Rome facing the Piazza San Giovanni. They are on land once belonging to the Laterani; it was

Le Corbusier, 1887-1965

Le Corbusier was one of the most influential yet controversial architect-planners of the twentieth century, as well as being a prolific writer,

Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955

French painter and designer. He was associated with cubism . From around 1909 he evolved a characteristic style of simplified forms, clear block

Le Nôtre, André (1613-1700)

( äNdrā' lənō'trə ), 1613–1700, the most famous landscape architect in French history, b. near the Tuileries ; studied drawing with Simon Vouet at the

lie detector

instrument designed to record bodily changes resulting from the telling of a lie. Cesare Lombroso, in 1895, was the first to utilize such an


Elevated structure equipped with a powerful flashing light for use as a maritime navigational aid. The light signals to ships that they are


light produced by artificial means to allow visibility in enclosures and at night. For stage lighting, see scene design and stage lighting . The

Open Lindbergh, Charles (1902 - 1974)
Lindbergh, Charles (1902 - 1974)

US aviator. He made the first solo nonstop flight in 33.5 hours across the Atlantic (Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, to Le Bourget airport,