lab

lab

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of lab in English

English Online Dictionary. What means lab‎? What does lab mean?

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /læb/
  • Rhymes: -æb

Etymology 1

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A laboratory.
    • 2014, Jeff Jacobson, Growth (page 23)
      A man dressed as a lab tech, his blue scrubs startlingly pale against the vivid red and black chaos, moved into sight from behind the SUV. He carried an assault rifle.
  2. (colloquial, chiefly in the plural) Laboratory experiment, test, investigation or result.
Derived terms
  • lab coat
  • lab rat
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A Labrador retriever.
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (obsolete) A telltale; a blabber.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Anagrams

  • Abl., Alb., BAL, BLA, abl., alb

Albanian

Etymology

  • From lëpe, lëbozë. Historically the inhabitants of the Labëria (the land of lab) region. Compare Illyrian *Labeati.
  • Alternatively, could also be metathesized form of *alban, possibly through a Slavic dialect (cf. arbën ~ Serbo-Croatian raban 'Albanian').(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Noun

lab m (labe, f.)

  1. southern Albanian (male)
    (male person from Labëri (land of lab), Labëria (the land of lab))

Related terms

  • Labëri
  • Labëria
  • labërisht
  • Labërishtja
  • arbër

References


Danish

Noun

lab c (singular definite labben, plural indefinite labber)

  1. paw

Inflection

Verb

lab

  1. imperative of labbe

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • labo

Etymology

Short for laboratorium

Pronunciation

Noun

lab n (plural labs, diminutive labje n)

  1. (Netherlands) lab

Spanish

Noun

lab m (plural labs)

  1. lab (laboratory)

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