Associations to the word «List»


LIST, noun. A strip of fabric, especially from the edge of a piece of cloth.
LIST, noun. Material used for cloth selvage.
LIST, noun. (in the plural) The palisades or barriers used to fence off a space for tilting or jousting tournaments.
LIST, noun. A register or roll of paper consisting of an enumeration or compilation of a set of possible items; the enumeration or compilation itself. [1600]
LIST, noun. (computing) (programming) A codified representation of a list, used to store data or in processing; especially, in the LISP programming language, a data structure consisting of a sequence of zero or more items.
LIST, noun. (obsolete) A limit or boundary; a border.
LIST, noun. (obsolete) A stripe.
LIST, noun. (architecture) A little square moulding; a fillet or listel.
LIST, noun. (carpentry) A narrow strip of wood, especially sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
LIST, noun. (ropemaking) A piece of woollen cloth with which the yarns are grasped by a worker.
LIST, noun. (tin-plate manufacture) The first thin coating of tin.
LIST, noun. (tin-plate manufacture) A wire-like rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
LIST, verb. To create or recite a list.
LIST, verb. To place in listings.
LIST, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To engage in public service by enrolling one's name; to enlist.
LIST, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To engage a soldier, etc.; to enlist.
LIST, verb. (transitive) To enclose (a field, etc.) for combat.
LIST, verb. To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colours, or form a border.
LIST, verb. To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; to stripe as if with list.
LIST, verb. (carpentry) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of.
LIST, verb. To plough and plant with a lister.
LIST, verb. (US) (southern US) To prepare (land) for a cotton crop by making alternating beds and alleys with the hoe.
LIST, noun. (archaic) Art; craft; cunning; skill.
LIST, verb. (intransitive) (poetic) To listen.
LIST, verb. (transitive) (poetic) To listen to.
LIST, noun. (nautical) A tilting or careening to one side, usually not intentionally / not under a ship's own power.
LIST, noun. (architecture) A tilt to a building.
LIST, verb. (nautical) To tilt to one side.
LIST, verb. (nautical) To cause (something) to tilt to one side.
LIST, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To be pleasing to.
LIST, verb. (archaic) To wish, like, desire (to do something).
LIST, noun. (obsolete) Inclination; desire.
LIST 99, proper noun. (UK) A confidential register of people forbidden to work with children, maintained by the Department of Education and Skills.
LIST BOX, noun. (graphical user interface) A GUI widget that allows the user to select one or more items from a list contained within a static, multiple line text box.
LIST BOXES, noun. Plural of list box
LIST PRICE, noun. (business) The retail selling price of an item, as recommended by the manufacturer or retail distributor, or as listed in a catalog.

Dictionary definition

LIST, noun. A database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics).
LIST, noun. The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right".
LIST, verb. Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi".
LIST, verb. Include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?".
LIST, verb. Cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree".
LIST, verb. Tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard".
LIST, verb. Enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians".

Wise words

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Francis Bacon