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See also lõss, löss, and los

English

Etymology

Old English los

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
loss

Plural
es

loss (es)
  1. an instance of losing
    The match ended in their first loss of the season.
  2. something that is lost
    It was written off as a loss.
  3. the condition of having lost something or someone
    We mourn his loss.
  4. (plural) casualties, especially in wartime
    The battle was won, but losses were great.
  5. (financial) The money a company loses. The expenditures and taxes minus total income, when this difference is positive.
  6. (engineering) power expended without doing useful work.

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Estonian

Etymology

From German Schloss

Noun

loss

  1. castle

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