L - Abbreviations list
 l
latitude | law | left | length | lift | line | lira | litre | live
 L
angular momentum | inductance | Lake | large | latent heat | Latin | League | learner | Liberal | Licentiate | litre | luminance | luminosity
 L8R
later
 la
Laos
 La
lanthanum
 LA
legislative assembly | Library Association | local agent | Los Angeles | Louisiana
 Lab.
Labour | Labrador
 LAC
Leading Aircraftman
 LACW
Leading Aircraftwoman
 LAFTA
Latin American Free Trade Association
 LAI
leaf area index
 LAMDA
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
 LAN
local area network
 Lancs.
Lancashire
 laser
 
 lat.
latitude
 Lat.
Latin | Latvia | Latvian
 LAUTRO
Life Assurance and Unit Trust Regulatory Organization
 lb
Lebanon | leg bye | pound (weight)
 LBD
little black dress
 LBJ
Lyndon Baines Johnson
 LBO
leveraged buyout
 LBV
late bottled vintage
 lbw
leg before wicket
 lc
left centre (of the stage) | letter of credit | loco citato | lower case | St Lucia
 LC
Lance Corporal | landing craft | lethal concentration | Library of Congress
 L/C
letter of credit
 LCD
liquid-crystal display | lowest common denominator
 LCE
London Commodity Exchange
 LCH
London Clearing House
 LCM
landing craft, mechanized | lower of cost or market | lowest common multiple
 LCP
link control procedure
 L/Cpl
Lance Corporal
 ld
lead | load
 Ld
limited (company) | Lord
 LD
learning disability (or difficulty) | learning-disabled | lethal dose
 LDC
least-developed country | less-developed country
 ldg
landing | loading
 Ldg
Leading
 LDL
low-density lipoprotein
 LDR
long-distance relationship
 LDS
Latter-Day Saints | Licentiate in Dental Surgery | praise be to God forever
 LDT
licensed deposit-taker
 LEA
Local Education Authority
 lea.
league | leather
 lect.
lecture | lecturer
 LED
light-emitting diode
 leg.
legal | legate | legato | legislation | legislative | legislature
 legis.
legislation | legislative | legislature
 Leics.
Leicestershire
 LEM
lunar excursion module
 lemme
let me
 let’s
let us
 LEV
low emission vehicle
 Lev.
Leviticus
 lexicog.
lexicographic | lexicography
 LF
line feed
 LFS
labour force survey
 LGBT
lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender
 LGV
large goods vehicle | lymphogranuloma venereum
 lh
left hand
 LH
left hand | luteinizing hormone
 l/h
leasehold
 lhd
left-hand drive
 LH-RH
luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone
 li
Liechtenstein
 Li
lithium
 lib.
librarian | library
 Lib.
Liberal
 Lib Dem
Liberal Democrat
 LIBID
London Interbank Bid Rate
 LIBOR
London Interbank Offered Rate
 Lieut.
Lieutenant
 LIFFE
London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange
 LIFO
last in, first out
 LILO
last in, last out
 LIMEAN
London Interbank Mean Rate
 lin.
lineal | linear
 Lincs.
Lincolnshire
 liq.
liquid | liquor
 LISP
list processing
 lit.
litre | literal | literally | literary | literature
 LitB
Bachelor of Letters (or Literature)
 LitD
Doctor of Letters (or Literature)
 lith.
lithograph | lithography
 Lith.
Lithuania | Lithuanian
 litho.
lithograph | lithography
 lithog.
lithograph | lithography
 LittB
Bachelor of Letters (or Literature)
 LittD
Doctor of Letters (or Literature)
 LJ
Lord Justice
 lk
Sri Lanka
 ll
lines
 ’ll
shall | will
 LL
late Latin | Lord Lieutenant
 LLB
Bachelor of Laws
 LLC
logical link control
 LLD
Doctor of Laws
 LLL
low-level language
 LLM
Master of Laws
 lm
lumen
 LMC
local medical committee | lost my connection
 LMDS
Local Multipoint Distribution Service
 LME
London Metal Exchange
 LMK
let me know
 LMKOWOTO
let me know one way or the other
 ln
natural logarithm
 LNG
liquefied natural gas
 loadsa
loads of
 loc. cit.
loco citato
 LOGO
a high-level programming language used mainly for educational purposes, with graphical commands that are easy to use
 LOL
laughing out loud
 LOMBARD
loads of money but a right dickhead
 long.
longitude
 LOS
line of sight
 lotta
lot of
 LP
long-playing (record) | Lord Provost | low pressure
 LPG
liquefied petroleum gas
 LPM
lines per minute
 LPN
licensed practical nurse
 LPS
lipopolysaccharide | Lord Privy Seal
 LQ
letter quality
 lr
Liberia
 Lr
lawrencium
 LR
living room | Lloyd’s Register (of Shipping)
 LRCP
Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians
 LRP
lead replacement petrol
 LRU
least recently used (algorithm)
 LRV
light rail vehicle
 ls
Lesotho
 LSA
Local Supervising Authority
 LSB
least significant bit
 LSD
least significant digit | lysergic acid diethylamide | pounds, shillings, pence
 LSE
London School of Economics | London Stock Exchange
 LSI
large-scale integration
 LSO
London Symphony Orchestra
 LSZ
limited speed zone
 lt
Lithuania
 LTA
Lawn Tennis Association
 LTC
longitudinal time code
 Lt Cdr
Lieutenant Commander
 Lt Col.
Lieutenant Colonel
 Ltd
limited (company)
 Lt Gen.
Lieutenant General
 LTOM
London Traded Options Market
 LTR
long-term relationship
 LTV
loan to value
 lu
Luxembourg
 Lu
lutetium
 LU
logical unit
 LUT
look-up table
 lv
Latvia
 LV
LaserVision
 LV-ROM
a 12-inch diameter optical disc, developed by Philips, that can store both analog video and digital data
 LW
long wave | low water
 LWM
low water mark
 LWR
light-water reactor
 lx
lux
 ly
Libya
 LY
lethal yellowing | love you


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