laze

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See also: laže

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from lazy.

Noun[edit]

laze (uncountable)

  1. Laziness.
  2. An instance of lazing.

Verb[edit]

laze (third-person singular simple present lazes, present participle lazing, simple past and past participle lazed)

  1. To be lazy, waste time.
  2. To pass time relaxing.
    The cat spent the afternoon lazing in the sun.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of lava +‎ haze

Noun[edit]

laze (uncountable)

  1. Acidic steam created when super-hot lava contacts salt water.
    • 2010, Patricia Erfurt-Cooper, Malcolm Cooper, Volcano and Geothermal Tourism: Sustainable Geo-Resources for Leisure and Recreation:
      Moreover, dense laze plumes are known to contain as much as 10 to 15ppm of HCl (USGS, 2008).

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Kapin[edit]

Noun[edit]

laze

  1. nit

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)