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Definition of Lame

Lame
Lame Lame, a. [Compar. Lamer; superl. Lamest.] [OE. lame, AS. lama; akin to D. lam, G. lahm,OHG., Dan., & Sw. lam, Icel. lami, Russ. lomate to break, lomota rheumatism.] 1. (a) Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle. (b) To some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man. ``Lame of one leg.' --Arbuthnot. ``Lame in both his feet.' --2 Sam. ix. 13. ``He fell, and became lame.' --2 Sam. iv. 4. 2. Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect. ``A lame endeavor.' --Barrow. O, most lame and impotent conclusion! --Shak. Lame duck (stock Exchange), a person who can not fulfill his contracts. [Cant]
Lame
Lame Lame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lamed; p. pr. & vb. n. Laming.] To make lame. If you happen to let child fall and lame it. --Swift.

Meaning of Lame from wikipedia

- LAME is a software encoder that converts a digitized WAV audio file into the MP3 audio coding file format. LAME is a free software project that was first...
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- copper lamé is seen. Lamé comes in different varieties, depending on the composition of the other threads in the fabric. Common examples are tissue lamé, hologram...
- Lamer is a jargon or slang name originally applied in cracker and phreaker culture to someone who did not really understand what they were doing. Today...
- In politics, a lame duck or outgoing politician is an elected official whose successor has already been elected or will be soon. The official is often...
- Jennifer Lame is an American film editor best known for her work on Noah Baumbach's films. Lame is also notable for her work on Manchester by the Sea,...
- In continuum mechanics, the Lamé parameters (also called the Lamé coefficients, Lamé constants or Lamé moduli) are two material-dependent quantities denoted...
- Manuel Quintín Lame Chantre (1880–1967) was a Colombian indigenous rebel from the early 20th century who tried to form an independent indigenous republic...
- John Fire Lame Deer (in Lakota Tȟáȟča Hušté; March 17, 1903 – December 14, 1976, also known as Lame Deer, John Fire and John (Fire) Lame Deer) was a Lakota...
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