lab

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See also: Lab, LAB, láb, lǟb, and Lab.

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /læb/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æb

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.
    I dropped my mixture while doing my lab, so I had to start over.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A Labrador retriever.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab (plural labs)

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

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab m (labe, f.)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992, →ISBN, page 172, "...area, including Oaneum on a river Aratus, which controlled the route leading west to the kingdom of Gentius among the Labeates around Vlora (Valona) here is in real the Labeates not in Shkodra,this part these pieces of land are called again today Labëria (Labeati)."
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “lab”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 208-9

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab c (singular definite labben, plural indefinite labber)

  1. paw

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

lab

  1. imperative of labbe

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for laboratorium

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Noun[edit]

lab n (plural labs, diminutive labje n)

  1. (Netherlands) lab

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab m (plural labs)

  1. lab (laboratory)

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (MC lɑp̚, “wax; candle”).

Noun[edit]

lab (old orthography lab, Sawndip forms , )

  1. candle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese (MC lɑp̚, “cured meat”).

Verb[edit]

lab (old orthography lab, Sawndip forms , )

  1. to cure (meat) by drying or smoking

Adjective[edit]

lab (old orthography lab, Sawndip forms , )

  1. cured; dried; smoked