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lab 1

Pronunciation: /lab/

noun

informal
A laboratory: a science lab
More example sentences
  • We can get different types of mice for our lab experiments until we run out of names for them.
  • A friend who also used to work at the Help Desk ran into me at one of the campus labs one evening.
  • Let me describe the sort of experiment that's being done in a lot of labs right now.

Origin

Late 19th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with lab

blab, cab, confab, crab, Crabbe, dab, drab, fab, flab, gab, grab, jab, kebab, nab, scab, slab, smash-and-grab, stab, tab

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Lab 2

Pronunciation: /lab/

abbreviation

A Labrador dog.
Example sentences
  • I bought this Black Lab for my five year old granddaughter.

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