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lapis

[lap′is]
Etymology: L, stone
any substance that does not easily volatilize, such as lapis dentalis, or tooth tartar.

lapis

An older term for stone; in alchemy, lapis was a nonvolatile substance.

LAPIS

Abbreviation for:
Locality And Practice Information System
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Para ilustrar essa observacao, ele mencionou o caso de uma crianca que, quando questionada sobre o desenho por ela produzido, declarou ter desenhado uma crianca correndo referindo-se aos tracos e pontos no papel que foram produzidos enquanto ela movimentava o lapis ao longo da folha, imitando o gesto de uma crianca correndo.
nDraw for Monday's pounds 1,000 final with sponsor's Ladbrokes betting: 1 Elegant Cross (25), 2 Box Office Magic (8), 3 Ballymac Mich (3), 4 Vintage Drifter (7), 5 Lapis (10), 6 Four Handed (w) (4-6).
Among the collection of Faberge eggs at the Portland Art Museum are the Imperial Gatchina Palace Egg (at left) and the Lapis Lazuli Egg (above).
Lapis Lazuli is a beautiful deep blue stone with flecks of gold running through it.
The Summer 2001 issue of the New Age journal Lapis features an autobiographical article entitled, "Architect of Peace" by Mikhail Gorbachev.
This format also presents the opportunity to focus on a single topic in more depth, as do some oversize special issues of the Mineralogical Record, and Lapis magazine's ExtraLapis issues.
Shaw-Ross Importers has added two new members to the Lapis Tribe - Lapis Platinum Tequila and Lapis Azul Triple Sec to join Lapis Anejo Tequila.
It produces lapis lazuli (Latin for blue stone), a semiprecious mineral treasured since before the time of the Egyptian pharaohs as a medicine and by those seeking luck, health, and wealth.
Audacious socks, my feet became two woolen fish, two long sharks of lapis blue shot with a golden thread, two mammoth blackbirds, two cannons, thus honored were my feet by these celestial socks.
Lapis always has flecks of `fool's gold,' and this didn't.
In 1910 Moretti published his first major collection, Poesie scritte col lapis ("Poems Written With a Pencil"), and he was the subject of a landmark essay by Giuseppe Borgese on Crepuscolarismo.
Karoly Lapis is a distinguished professor at the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest who heads up a team of researchers experimenting with lysine and white mice.