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Definition of Lean

Lean
Lean Lean (l[=e]n), v. t. [Icel. leyna; akin to G. l["a]ugnen to deny, AS. l[=y]gnian, also E. lie to speak falsely.] To conceal. [Obs.] --Ray.
Lean
Lean Lean (l[=e]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaned (l[=e]nd), sometimes Leant (l[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. Leaning.] [OE. lenen, AS. hlinian, hleonian, v. i.; akin to OS. hlin[=o]n, D. leunen, OHG. hlin[=e]n, lin[=e]n, G. lehnen, L. inclinare, Gr. kli`nein, L. clivus hill, slope. [root]40. Cf. Declivity, Climax, Incline, Ladder.] 1. To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column. ``He leant forward.' --Dickens. 2. To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc. They delight rather to lean to their old customs. --Spenser. 3. To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against. He leaned not on his fathers but himself. --Tennyson.
Lean
Lean Lean, n. 1. That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat. The fat was so white and the lean was so ruddy. --Goldsmith. 2. (Typog.) Unremunerative copy or work.
Lean
Lean Lean, v. t. [From Lean, v. i.; AS. hl[=ae]nan, v. t., fr. hleonian, hlinian, v. i.] To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest. --Mrs. Browning. His fainting limbs against an oak he leant. --Dryden.

Meaning of Lean from wikipedia

- Lean, leaning or LEAN may refer to: Lean thinking, a business methodology adopted in various fields Lean construction, an adaption of lean manufacturing...
- A lean-to is a type of simple structure originally added to an existing building with the rafters "leaning" against another wall. Free-standing lean-to...
- "Lean On" is a song recorded by Jamaican-American electronic dance music group Major Lazer. Featuring French DJ and record producer DJ Snake with vocals...
- Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead is a 2013 book written by Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, and Nell Scovell, TV and...
- Lean manufacturing (also known as lean production, just-in-time manufacturing and just-in-time production, or JIT) is a production method aimed primarily...
- Lean into It is the second studio album by the American rock supergroup Mr. Big, released on March 26, 1991. The band's breakthrough release, Lean into...
- Lean IT is the extension of lean manufacturing and lean services principles to the development and management of information technology (IT) products...
- Sir David Lean CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Widely considered one of the most influential...
- Lean, also known as purple drank and several other names, is a recreational drug beverage, prepared by combining prescription-grade cough syrup with a...
- professionally as Yung Lean, is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Minsk and raised in Stockholm, Yung Lean rose to prominence...
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