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lab

[ lab ]
/ læb /
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noun

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Origin of lab

By shortening

Definition for lab (2 of 5)

Lab
[ lab ]
/ læb /

noun

Informal. Labrador retriever.

Origin of Lab

By shortening

Definition for lab (3 of 5)

LAB

or lab


abbreviation Slang.

life’s a bitch (used to acknowledge, often dismissively, a difficult or unfair circumstance).

Origin of LAB

From its use in digital communications

Definition for lab (4 of 5)

lab.

abbreviation

labor.
laboratory.
laborer.

Definition for lab (5 of 5)

Lab.

abbreviation

Laborite.
Labrador.
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British Dictionary definitions for lab (1 of 3)

lab
/ (læb) /

noun informal

short for laboratory
short for Labrador retriever

British Dictionary definitions for lab (2 of 3)

lab.

abbreviation for

laboratory
labour

British Dictionary definitions for lab (3 of 3)

Lab.

abbreviation for

politics Labour
Labrador
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