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Definition of "lab" [lab]

  • A laboratory. (noun)
  • Short for laboratory (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Short for Labrador retriever (noun)

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Use "lab" in a sentence
  • "Both are great dogs, but the lab is a "lower maintenance" dog."
  • "LAB. my lab is always barking whenever someone walks to the door and they are a great retrieving dog. they can retrieve anything from quail to goose. you can also train them to flush groups of birds. all in all great breed."
  • "My time in graduate school confirmed my opinion that the lab is a haven."