Origin of lab
- Informal. Labrador retriever.
Origin of Lab
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Examples from the Web for lab
The lab opened the door to a patchwork of grants from around the world which allowed Lavie to begin auditioning actresses.‘Zero Motivation’: the Funny Side of the IDF
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After his return to the United States, Gillespie took the discovery to the National Transportation Safety Board lab.How Amelia's Plane Was Found
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“The captain said there was a person on board who worked in a lab at Texas Health Presbyterian,” Lupher said.Inside the Cruise Ship Quarantined Over Ebola Fear
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Robust work in this area is coming from Jeffrey Gordon lab at Washington University in St. Louis.‘Good Poop’ Diet Is the Next Big Thing
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Though a lab has also confirmed the presence of the virus, its role in her death is unclear.What You Need to Know About Enterovirus
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Corinne suspected by his lowered voice that Mr. Hardwick had walked into the lab.Weak on Square Roots
Ned is on foot patrol nights and in charge of the lab and files days.Arm of the Law
I spent the day with Charlie Dakin in the lab, and did a little work for a change.
We went back to reaction testing in the lab with Lambertson today.
It was agreed, and in the meantime the three on duty went down to the lab to work.Islands of Space
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- short for laboratory
- short for Labrador retriever
- politics Labour
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Word Origin and History for lab
shortened form of laboratory, 1895.
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