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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lask A diarrhea or flux.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lask Looseness; flux; diarrhea.
    • lask To suffer from diarrhea.
    • lask Nautical, to sail large, or with a quartering wind—that is, with a wind about 45° abaft the beam.
    • lask To shorten; bring to an end.
    • n lask Same as last.
    • n lask A thin flat diamond with a simple facet at the side: used occasionally to cover small miniatures, and then called portrait-stone.
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In literature:

Bait with a lask cut off from the first fish you catch.
"Fitz the Filibuster" by George Manville Fenn
She goes away lasking!
"Privateers and Privateering" by E. P. Statham

In news:

Albert Florence, Susan Chana Lask.
Letitia Laske for MN DNR.

In science:

More recent studies, since (Rothschild et al., 1998), take into account the actual inhomogeneity of Earth crust. A global crustal model on a 2◦ × 2◦ degree grid, available at (Laske et al., 2001), has been widely used in recent years.
Geo-neutrinos and Earth's interior
The sedimentary thickness is based on the recent compilation by (Bassin et al., 2000; Laske et al., 2001).
Geo-neutrinos and Earth's interior
All these models rely on the geophysical 2◦ × 2◦ crustal map of (Bassin et al., 2000; Laske et al., 2001) and on the density profile of the mantle as given by PREM (Dziewonski and Anderson, 1981).
Geo-neutrinos and Earth's interior