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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a fabric woven with lisle thread;

2. a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton);
[syn: lisle, lisle thread]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lisle \Lisle\ (l[imac]l), n. A city of France celebrated for certain manufactures. [1913 Webster] Lisle glove, a fine summer glove, made of Lisle thread. Lisle lace, a fine handmade lace, made at Lisle. Lisle thread, a hard twisted cotton thread, originally produced at Lisle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lisle n 1: a fabric woven with lisle thread 2: a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long- staple cotton) [syn: lisle, lisle thread]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lisle, NY -- U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 302 Housing Units (2000): 135 Land area (2000): 0.927755 sq. miles (2.402875 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.927755 sq. miles (2.402875 sq. km) FIPS code: 42642 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 42.350544 N, 76.002816 W ZIP Codes (1990): 13797 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lisle, NY Lisle
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lisle, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 21182 Housing Units (2000): 8997 Land area (2000): 6.372978 sq. miles (16.505937 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.045391 sq. miles (0.117563 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.418369 sq. miles (16.623500 sq. km) FIPS code: 43939 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.791829 N, 88.087842 W ZIP Codes (1990): 60532 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lisle, IL Lisle