• (RP) IPA: /ˈleɪtɛks/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈleɪˌtɛks/


  1. (medicine, archaic, rare) A clear liquid believed to be a component of a humour or other bodily fluid esp. plasma and lymph
  2. The milky sap of several trees that coagulates on exposure to air; used to make rubber.
  3. An emulsion of rubber in water, used in adhesives and the like.
  4. (uncountable) Natural latex rubber, especially non-vulcanized rubber, such as is used in making latex gloves, latex condoms, and latex clothing.
Translations Translations
  • IPA: /ˈlɑːtɛx/, /ˈleɪtɛx/, /ˈleɪtɛk/, /ˈleɪtɛks/
Proper noun
  1. (computer languages) A digital typesetting system for mathematical and scientific formulae layout; based on TeX.

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