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In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process.
Tammy Baldwin

Meaning of "lab" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAB

lab  [læb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lab is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LAB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lab in the English dictionary

The definition of lab in the dictionary is short for laboratory. Other definition of lab is short for Labrador retriever.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAB

laat lammetjie
lab book
lab coat
lab technician
lab.
Laban
labanotation
labara
labarum
labdacism
labdanum
Labe
labefactation
labefaction
label
labelable
labeler
labella
labellable
labellate

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAB

Arab
Bab
cab
crab
dab
fab
gab
grab
hijab
jab
jilbab
kab
kebab
nab
Punjab
rehab
sab
slab
stab
tab

Synonyms and antonyms of lab in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lab» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAB

Find out the translation of lab to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lab from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lab» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

实验室
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

laboratorio
570 millions of speakers

English

lab
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रयोगशाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُخْتَبَرٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лаборатория
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

laboratório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গবেষণাগার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

labo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Makmal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Labor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラボ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실험실
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lab
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phòng thí nghiệm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆய்வக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रयोगशाळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

laboratuvar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

laboratorio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

laboratorium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лабораторія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

laborator
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιστημονικό εργαστήριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laboratorium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

labb
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lab
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lab

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAB»

The term «lab» is very widely used and occupies the 3.484 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lab

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10 QUOTES WITH «LAB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lab.
1
Peter Agre
Our lab had always refrained from keeping our studies secret.
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Peter Agre
While the lab plays an enormous role, research is also influenced by inner peace of mind and one's family environment, depending on what stage of one's life and career a scientist is at.
3
Peter Lewis Allen
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
4
Kevin J. Anderson
I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory.
5
Colin Angle
At MIT, in Professor Rodney Brooks' lab, I was involved in a project, led by Anita Flynn, to build robots using techniques similar to those used in building silicon chips. We got some silicon micro-machined motors to move a bit, but this didn't lead to an actual product.
6
Anthony Atala
Building a solid organ like the liver in the lab is different and harder than with an organ like the bladder because solid organs are very vascular.
7
Kage Baker
We who grew up with 'drop and cover' drills know all too well what wonders science can bring us, and we like to see the guy in the white lab coat suffer a little. Or a lot.
8
Tammy Baldwin
In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process.
9
Bonnie Bassler
In my lab, we are always thinking about how cells, bacterial cells, can talk to each other and then organize themselves into enormous groups that function in unison.
10
Eric Betzig
I missed the basic curiosity of being in the lab.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAB»

Discover the use of lab in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lab and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, ...
Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.
Susan Schwake, 2012
2
The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
A lively and fascinating look at how a handful of academics, statisticians, and strategists are reshaping how political campaigns are won and lost.
Sasha Issenberg, 2012
3
Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises ...
Her innovative ideas are now collected and elaborated on in this unique volume. Carla offers a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that will introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life.
Carla Sonheim, 2011
4
The Lab
When the Deck begins to investigate the Lab, Six walks a tightrope between his two worlds, trying to keep his origin a secret.
Jack Heath, 2010
5
101 Uses for a Lab
101 Uses for a Lab is a whimsical look at the many roles the Lab in your life can fill. Garbage disposal, car alarm, athlete, border patrol, fishing buddy, and dishwasher...these are just a few of the Lab's many hidden talents.
‎1998
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Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel
Completely revised and updated, Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, Third Edition is the first and only book written specifically by and for nurses and technicians!
‎2010
7
Lab
Its inter-textual playfulness embraces numerous references from Kafka, Orwell, Monty Python, Disney as well as guidelines from the handbook 'How to handle animals in American laboratories.
Mario Vrban I., Mario Vrbancic, 2011
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Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments: All Lab, No ...
The bulk of this book consists of 17 hands-on chapters that include multiple laboratory sessions on the following topics: Separating Mixtures Solubility and Solutions Colligative Properties of Solutions Introduction to Chemical Reactions & ...
Robert Bruce Thompson, 2012
9
Building Your Own Electronics Lab: A Guide to Setting Up ...
What you’ll learn Essential components of every electronics lab, and how to get them without going broke The differences between types of electronics parts, accessories, and tools you may need Designing a lab for portability Designing a ...
Dale Wheat, 2012
10
Lab on a Chip Technology: Fabrication and microfluidics
This invaluable book describes the latest methods and novel technologies being developed for the fabrication of LOC devices and the new approaches for fluid control and manipulation.
K. E. Herold, Avraham Rasooly, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lab is used in the context of the following news items.
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Theranos Gains FDA Approval To Test For Herpes Outside The Lab
This new approval, classified as CLIA certificate of waiver, allows testing outside of the lab for those determined to be so simple there is little ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
2
Bedford lab subject of science commission complaint - WFAA.com
BEDFORD — A complaint about a Bedford-based lab under scrutiny because of the credibility of a former lab technician is scheduled to be ... «WFAA, Jul 15»
3
'Take out the sugar and everything changes': the lab on the food …
They turn up every day to put on lab coats and sniff, chew and slurp their .... So the lab experiments in Westerham will continue, and the nation's ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Inside The Ford GT's Secret Underground Design Lab: Video
Even for those without a terribly active imagination, the phrase "secret underground lab" implies plenty. And while there's no death ray, roomful ... «Motor Authority, Jul 15»
5
Report published by Kaspersky Lab on Spring Dragon advanced …
PUNE: Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has published a report describing the Spring Dragon advanced cyberespionage ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Photo gallery: Education entrepreneurs at the Sprint Accelerator lab
The Sprint Accelerator lab space in Kansas City includes education incubator Lean Lab, which helps educational entrepreneurs develop innovative products ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
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Jackson Sheriff's Office arrests Rives Junction man for maintaining …
The passenger, a 30-year-old Rives Junction man, was arrested on a felony warrant for maintaining a meth lab. After searching the vehicle, ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
8
State gaming lab tests machines to keep them fair | Pittsburgh Post …
The lab's seven staffers and six additional field workers across the state have expertise in fields like information technology or statistics, said ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
9
Cox Branson will unveil new cardiac cath lab this week | Local - KY3 …
According to a news release, the lab has been complete with the latest, state-of-the-art technologies. The cath lab is an examination room with ... «KY3, Jul 15»
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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies find meth lab in car, make …
The passenger was arrested on a felony warrant for maintaining a meth lab. Upon searching the vehicle, another meth lab was located. «MLive.com, Jul 15»

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