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Meaning of LIN

Pronunciation:  lin

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)

LIN is a 3 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: Maya Lin
 See Also: architect, carver, designer, sculptor, sculpturer, statue maker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lin\ (l[i^]n), v. i. [AS. linnan. See {Lithe}.]
    To yield; to stop; to cease. [Obs. or Scot.] --Marston.
  2. \Lin\, v. t.
    To cease from. [Obs. or Scot.]
  3. \Lin\, n. [Ir. linn, or Gael. linne; akin to W. llyn a pool,
    pond, lake, but in senses 2 and 3 prob. from AS. hlynn
    torrent. Cf. {Dunlin}.]
    1. A pool or collection of water, particularly one above or
       below a fall of water.
    2. A waterfall, or cataract; as, a roaring lin.
    3. A steep ravine.
    Note: Written also linn and lyn.