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Meaning of LOB

Pronunciation:  lâb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
  2. [n]  an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
  3. [v]  propel in a high arc; "lob the tennis ball"

LOB is a 3 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: actuation, propulsion, return, throw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lob\, n. [W. llob an unwieldy lump, a dull fellow, a
    blockhead. Cf. {Looby}, {Lubber}.]
    1. A dull, heavy person. `` Country lobs.'' --Gauden.
    2. Something thick and heavy.
  2. \Lob\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lobbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To let fall heavily or lazily.
          And their poor jades Lob down their heads. --Shak.
    {To lob a ball} (Lawn Tennis), to strike a ball so as to send
       it up into the air.
  3. \Lob\, v. t. (Mining)
    See {Cob}, v. t.
  4. \Lob\, n. [Dan. lubbe.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The European pollock.
  5. \Lob\, n.
    The act of lobbing; specif., an (often gentle) stroke which
    sends a ball up into the air, as in tennis to avoid a player
    at the net.
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