1. local area network a local computer network for communication between computers
  2. wide area network a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
  3. wireless local area network a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol
  4. nuclear winter a long period of darkness and extreme cold that scientists predict would follow a full-scale nuclear war; a layer of dust and smoke in the atmosphere would cover the earth and block the rays of the sun; most living organisms would perish
  5. nuclear energy the energy released by a nuclear reaction
  6. local anesthetic anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
  7. Levi-Lorrain dwarf a dwarf whose condition is caused by a deficiency of growth hormones, rather than by genetic factors (as in the case of the achondroplastic dwarf)
  8. groundwork preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation
  9. calendar week a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
  10. calorimetric of or relating to the measurement of heat
  11. electronic network a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
  12. cabinetwork the craft of making furniture
  13. local anaesthetic anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
  14. neural network computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error
  15. local oscillator an oscillator whose output heterodynes with the incoming radio signal to produce sum and difference tones
  16. computer network (computer science) a network of computers
  17. chlorine water an aqueous solution of chlorine used as a bleaching agent
  18. local street a street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it
  19. calendric relating to or characteristic of or used in a calendar or time measurement
  20. local authority an administrative unit of local government