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Lab

[lab]
noun

Origin:
by shortening

Lab.

lab.

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lab (læb)
 
n
1.  short for laboratory
2.  short for Labrador retriever

lab.
 
abbreviation for
1.  laboratory
2.  labour

Lab.
 
abbreviation for
1.  politics Labour
2.  Labrador

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Word Origin & History

lab
shortened form of laboratory, 1895.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
lab
laboratory
Lab
Labrador retriever
lab.
  1. label

  2. labor

  3. laboratory

Lab.
Labrador
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Example sentences 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.
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