lab
Pronunciation Noun

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.
Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A Labrador retriever.
Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (obsolete) A telltale; a blabber.

Lab
Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (informal) Labrador a breed of dog
Proper noun
  1. (UK politics) Abbreviation of Labour#English|Labour.

LAB
Proper noun
  1. (politics) Abbreviation of Labour Party#English|Labour Party.
Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (astronomy, galaxy) Initialism of Lyman-alpha blob also LαB or LaB.
  2. (microbiology, biochemistry) Initialism of lactic acid bacterium
Related terms
  • (Lyman-alpha blob) LAE, Lα



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