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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ In obligatory white lab coat and cotton cap he was touring the Boots factory in Airdrie.
▪ He describes clusters of young workers dressed in white lab coats learning about the latest mechanical instrument introduced in the plant.
▪ In obligatory white lab coat and cotton cap he was touring the Boots factory in Airdrie.
▪ Diane came back without the lab coat.
▪ The group is working to establish national crime lab standards.
▪ He also criticized crime lab officials for not allowing him to do a proper evaluation of the case.
▪ Your basic bad hair day at the photo lab.
▪ When she did, on Nov. 2, two plainclothes detectives reported to the photo lab near Kendall Square.
▪ It is the first stand-alone research lab to be registered to ISO9001.
▪ Here there may be a strong interaction with other areas of the local service-base, e.g. universities, industry research labs etc.
▪ The research lab will form part of a space station.
▪ What sorts of devices are available in research labs or in companies?
▪ They raid research labs and let out the animals, that sort of thing.
▪ Polythene was perhaps the most significant invention ever to come from our research labs.
▪ He says that they can make full use of the science labs and workshops.
▪ Meanwhile a new school in Maine tried to do the same thing with its library, cafeteria and science lab.
▪ Mum, did you know that our Lab is the oldest forensic science lab in the country?
▪ Morenz would be caught by the police sooner or later, the lab technicians would be subpoenaed-it would make the scandal worse.
▪ A beagle with her intestines lying on the concrete, and lab technicians microwaving animals out of boredom.
▪ He let me do lab tests sometimes.
▪ The anti-viral drug has also been shown to inhibit the growth of borna virus in lab tests.
▪ He was known for facilitating the process whereby tumor markers, or lab tests for tumors, were brought into the marketplace.
▪ But only lab tests, he said, will prove a definitive link.
▪ By contrast, some past winners have lamented that the prize diverts them from their beloved lab work.
▪ Today, an important scientific paper may represent the best thinking and patient lab work of hundreds of people.
▪ You told me yourself it was unheard of for somebody like you to have done all that lab work by yourself.
▪ He even does a bit of lab work.
▪ Because these tests were run by a private lab at the request of a concerned supervisor at Tucson Water.
▪ As a stores manager, Horne finds that the quantity of 1,1,1 used in labs is small.
▪ He was known for facilitating the process whereby tumor markers, or lab tests for tumors, were brought into the marketplace.
▪ In the forties, many lab scientists labored at their benches pursuing vaccines with inactivated or killed viruses.
▪ It was a fun lab project.
▪ SunSoft Inc claims to have a multiprocessing version of Solaris 2.0-on-Intel running in the lab.
▪ The anti-viral drug has also been shown to inhibit the growth of borna virus in lab tests.
▪ This is Graham's lab of effusion.
▪ This is Gram's lab of diffusion.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

lab \lab\, n.

  1. A telltale; a prater; a blabber. [Obs.] ``I am no lab.''

  2. [By truncation of laboratory.] Laboratory. [Colloq.]


lab \lab\, a. Of or pertaining to a laboratory; as, a lab bench. [Colloq.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

shortened form of laboratory, 1895.


Etymology 1 n. 1 (context colloquial English) A laboratory. 2 (context colloquial English) A Labrador retriever. Etymology 2

n. (context obsolete English) A telltale; a blabber.


n. a workplace for the conduct of scientific research [syn: laboratory, research lab, research laboratory, science lab, science laboratory]

LAB (band)

LAB was an alternative rock band from Helsinki, Finland. Their single "Beat the Boys" was featured in the PS2/Xbox/PC game " Flatout".

The band released three albums between 2000 and 2005, and broke up after their last album Where Heaven Ends.

Lab (river)

The Lab (, ) is a river in the north-eastern part of Kosovo. The long right tributary to the Sitnica river, it is the main river in the Malo Kosovo depression. Near its origin are remains of medieval palace of Serbian king Milutin (1282-1321) called Vrhlab (Serbian: Врхлаб, which means origin of the Lab).


Láb is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Malacky District in the Bratislava region.


LAb[au] is an artist group founded 1997 in Brussels, Belgium with the aim to examine the influence of advanced technologies in the forms, methods and content of art. Members are: Manuel Abendroth, Jérôme Decock, and Els Vermang. Former members were: co-founder Naziha Mestaoui (until 2000), Grégoire Verhaegen (until 2003), Pieter Heremans (until 2006) and Alexandre Plennevaux (until 2009).

From the name 'LAb[au]' one can read in ‘ LAB’ (standing for an experimental approach) and ‘BAU’ (ger. = construction / providing a link to Bauhaus) both a reference to the group's approach to work.

LAB (Basque union)

Langile Abertzaleen Batzordeak (LAB, Basque for "Nationalist Workers' Committees") is a Basque left-wing nationalist and separatist trade union operating mainly in Spain currently led by Ainhoa Etxaide.

It was created in 1974 by Jon Idigoras among others. They are part of the Basque National Liberation Movement, an aggregation of leftist Basque nationalist forces including the illegal paramilitary organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) and the illegal parties Batasuna and Segi. It is supported by around 45.000 affiliates.

The union is legal and it is one of the four major of its kind in the Basque Country. In the last decades it has been working mostly with the other nationalist union, ELA, while both have been opposed often by the Spanish-wide trade unions, UGT and CC.OO., that make up their own bloc.

In 2011 it had the 16.2% of the labor delegates in the Southern Basque Country.


Lab usually refers to:

  • Laboratory, a facility to conduct scientific research
  • Labrador Retriever, a breed of dogs

Lab or LAB, or variant may also refer to:

Usage examples of "lab".

There are several telephones, seven or eight chairs, two racks on wheels that contain all the charts, and an Addressograph machine used when we order lab studies, X-rays, or tests on patients.

So Cap had a theory to explain the strange sequences the Judy Lab had revealed: chimpanzee, human, and hybrid all in the same animal, laced with sequences from the adenovirus that did most of the splicing.

He had been released temporarily from duty in the aerology lab but McDevitt, who was a tactful and sympathetic person and had been aware of the friendship developing between the boy and Beetchermarlf.

This was later on, in the aerology lab, when they were recounting to him and McDevitt all that had been said.

The journey took several minutes even at a sprint, through sunken tunnels and window-lined connecting bridges, up and down grilled ramps, through ponderous internal airlocks and sweltering aeroponics labs, taking this detour or that to avoid a blown bubble or failed airlock.

He noted the health of the plants in the aeroponics lab, sketching their leaves and marking the ebb and flow of various diseases.

Eventually someone hit on the idea of breeding typhus in the labs and spraying it in an aerosol form from airplanes.

Carl was bent over the benchtop in his lab, carefully pi petting a sucrose-laden DNA solution tinted with a blue indicator dye into a row of tiny slots in an agarose gel.

I know two amphibian research labs in California who are working with live Ranaviruses.

One of them even showed me his lab, where they were doing all kinds of chemical experiments on the amyloid beta protein and a number of other things.

Game, and since all the hardware required for everything from aphotic to apochromatic lens work were and are right there in the lab off the Comm.

Fine was curious and began watching him through the glass wall separating the experimental apiary from the lab.

One lab looked like a pet shop given over to aquarists with a couple hundred fish tanks lining the walls and situated on most of the tables, as well.

You could have been an Artefact of a type I had never before encountered, something new out of the Needler labs.

From Terra to Neuhafen, to Gardenia, to Asperity, to Quintesme and the radiation labs.