What is left?

  • (adj): Of or belonging to the political or intellectual left.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on left:

Ajax The Lesser - Death
... When the Greeks left without killing Ajax, despite their sacrifices Athena became so angry that she persuaded Zeus to send a storm that sank many of their ships ... When Ajax finally left Troy, Athena hit his ship with a thunderbolt, but Ajax still survived, managing to cling onto a rock ... when they drew up their army in battle, they always left one place open for him, believing that, although invisible to them, he was fighting for and among them ...
Yangqin - Construction - Bridges
... From right to left, they are bass bridge, "right bridge", tenor bridge, "left bridge", and the chromatic bridge ... During playing, one is supposed to strike the strings on the left side of the bridges ... the "chromatic bridge" are struck on the right, and strings on the "left bridge" can be struck on both sides of the bridge ...
Lung - Addtional Images
... Lungs Right Lung Right and Left Lung Left Lung Right and Left Lung. ...
Fetus - Circulatory System - Postnatal Development
... arteries, and less flows through the foramen ovale to the left atrium ... blood from the lungs travels through the pulmonary veins to the left atrium, increasing the pressure there ... The decreased right atrial pressure and the increased left atrial pressure pushes the septum primum against the septum secundum, closing the foramen ovale, which now becomes the fossa ovalis ...
Young Left (Sweden)
... Young Left (Ung Vänster) is the youth organization of the Swedish Left Party. ...

More definitions of "left":

  • (noun): Those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare.
    Synonyms: left wing
  • (adv): Toward or on the left; also used figuratively.
    Example: "He looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left"
  • (noun): The hand that is on the left side of the body.
    Example: "Jab with your left"
    Synonyms: left hand
  • (adj): Intended for the left hand.
    Example: "I rarely lose a left-hand glove"
    Synonyms: left-hand
  • (adj): Being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north.
    Example: "My left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"
  • (noun): A turn to the left.
    Example: "Take a left at the corner"
  • (noun): Location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east.
    Example: "She stood on the left"
  • (noun): The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left.
    Synonyms: left field

Famous quotes containing the word left:

    Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power’s disappearance.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)

    I adore political parties. They are the only place left to us where people don’t talk politics.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Personally I think we’re over-specialized. Why it’s getting so we have experts who concentrate only on the lower section of a specimen’s left ear.
    Martin Berkeley, and Jack Arnold. Prof. Clete Ferguson (John Agar)