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/lôs/,/läs/,
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losses, plural;
  1. The fact or process of losing something or someone
    • - avoiding loss of time
    • - funding cuts will lead to job losses
    • - loss-making industries
  2. An amount of money lost by a business or organization
    • - insurance can protect you against financial loss
    • - we have incurred huge losses
    • - loss-making industries
  3. The state or feeling of grief when deprived of someone or something of value
    • - I feel a terrible sense of loss
  4. The detriment or disadvantage resulting from losing
    • - his fall from power was no loss to the world
  5. A person or thing that is badly missed when lost
    • - he will be a great loss to many people
  6. A reduction of power within or among circuits, measured as a ratio of power input to power output


  1. something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
  2. gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"
  3. the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  4. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  5. the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
  6. the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
  7. Loss is the debut album of Scottish indie pop band Mull Historical Society. It includes the singles "Watching Xanadu", "I Tried", "Barcode Bypass" and "Animal Cannabus".
  8. In baseball, the win–loss (or won–lost) record is the number of wins and losses a pitcher has accumulated either in his career or a single season. The statistic is also used for goaltenders in ice hockey.
  9. Loss in the name of the sixth studio album released by British musician, songwriter and producer Steven Wilson under the pseudonym Bass Communion, and was limited to only 450 copies on vinyl.
  10. Loss is a mutant comic book character. She has been a member of both the Morlocks and later on of Gene Nation. She first appeared in Storm #3.
  11. Loss (Nereikalingi žmonės, literary "Unnecessary people") is a 2008 film directed, co-written and co-produced by Latvian film director Maris Martinsons. ...
  12. "The Loss" is a fourth season episode of ''. In this episode, the USS Enterprise'' becomes trapped within a field of two-dimensional lifeforms, while Counselor Troi struggles with the sudden unexpected loss of her telepathic abilities.
  13. Obsolete spelling of loss
  14. an instance of losing, such as a defeat; something that is lost; the hurtful condition of having lost something or someone; casualties, especially physically eliminated victims of violent conflict; the sum an entity loses on balance; destruction, ruin; electricity of kinetic power expended ...
  15. (losses) plural of loss
  16. (lossful) Causing loss or damage; harmful; Lossy; involving loss of information
  17. (Losses (Energy)) A general term applied to the energy that is converted to a form that cannot be effectively used (lost) during the operation of an energy producing, conducting, or consuming system.
  18. (Losses) Memory Lane will only be responsible for any losses you suffer as a result of us breaching these conditions if the losses were reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when the contract was formed. ...
  19. (LOSSES) By converting electrical energy into mechanical energy, a motor encounters losses. These losses include all energy that is put into a motor and not transformed to usable power; instead, it is converted into heat, which causes the temperature of the windings and other motor parts to rise.
  20. (Losses (L)) After 1920, official scorers in both leagues were instructed to designate a winning and losing pitcher in every game. Official rules specifying the designation of a winning and losing pitcher were established in both leagues in 1950. ...
  21. (Losses) Daisuke Matsuzaka , born September 13, 1980) is a Japanese starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. ... ...
  22. (Losses) Power that is harvested by a wind generator but is not transferred to a usable form. Losses can be from friction, electrical resistance, or other causes.
  23. (Losses) Rainfall that does not runoff, i.e. rainfall that infiltrates into the ground or is held in ponds or on leaves, etc.
  24. (Losses) The amount of realized damages as a consequence of an occurred hazard.
  25. (Losses) The content industry frequently talks of the "losses due to piracy". It turns out that these losses are purely theoretical, usually based on estimates on the number of unauthorised copies made multiplied by the profit the industry would have made if a legitimate copy had been purchased ...