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[lab] /læb/
noun
Origin
by shortening

Lab

[lab] /læb/
noun
1.
Informal. Labrador retriever.
Origin
by shortening

Lab.

1.
2.

lab.

1.
3.
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Examples for lab
  • In the secret of nimh, genetically enhanced lab rats are portrayed as nearly human.
  • A variety of lab techniques are used to determine the properties of polymers.
  • Scientists and other researchers use lab notebooks to record their work.
  • Normal ranges are usually shown next to your results in the lab report.
British Dictionary definitions for lab

lab

/læb/
noun (informal)
1.
short for laboratory
2.
short for Labrador retriever

lab.

abbreviation
1.
laboratory
2.
labour

Lab.

abbreviation
1.
(politics) Labour
2.
Labrador
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Word Origin and History for lab
n.

shortened form of laboratory, 1895.

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Slang definitions & phrases for lab

lab

modifier

: a lab report

noun
  1. A laboratory (1895+)
  2. (also Lab) A Labrador retriever (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for lab

lab

laboratory

Lab

Labrador retriever

lab.

  1. label
  2. labor
  3. laboratory

Lab.

Labrador
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