Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ling
IPA transcription: [l'ɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: burbot, eelpout, ling, cusk, Lota_lota
    Meaning: elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
  • Synonyms: ling
    Meaning: American hakes
  • Synonyms: ling, Molva_molva
    Meaning: elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried
  • Synonyms: heather, ling, Scots_heather, broom, Calluna_vulgaris
    Meaning: common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
  • Synonyms: ling, ling_ko, Trapa_bicornis
    Meaning: water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs
Usage examples
  • Ling Chu shook his head.
  • Ling Chu stopped him with a gesture.
  • "Has that idea sunk into your mind?" asked Ling Chu.
  • "I shall be fortunate," said Ling Chu; "for prison is life.
  • "I shall discover whether it is a lie in a few moments," said Ling Chu.
  • "That is very good," said Ling Chu coolly, and pulled out the handkerchief.
  • Ling Chu on the contrary had a penchant for buses and seemed to enjoy them.
  • "You shall confess the truth that you killed Thornton Lyne," said Ling Chu.
  • "This will not hurt you," said Ling Chu, and drew four straight lines across the other's breast.
  • "Get up," said Ling Chu sternly, and, exerting a surprising strength, lifted the man to his feet.