Lab in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is lab a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lab is a Scrabble US word. The word lab is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

L1A1B3

Is lab a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lab is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

L1A1B3

Is lab a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word lab is a Words With Friends word. The word lab is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

L2A1B4

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You can make 7 words from 'lab' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'lab'

ALB 5BAL 5
LAB 5 

2 letters words from 'lab'

AB 4AL 2
BA 4LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of lab

lab alb lba bla abl bal

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lab. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lab.

Definitions and meaning of lab

lab

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /læb/
  • Rhymes: -æb

Etymology 1

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A laboratory.
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      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.
Derived terms
  • lab coat
  • lab rat
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A Labrador retriever.
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

lab (plural labs)

  1. (obsolete) A telltale; a blabber.
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Anagrams

  • Alb., BAL, BLA, abl., alb

Albanian

Etymology

  • From lëpe, lëbozë. Historically the inhabitants of the Labëria (the land of lab) region. Compare Illyrian *Labeati.
  • Alternatively a back-formation based on Labëri (Laberia), borrowed from an unattested South Slavic *labanьja < *olbanьja, rendering the native pre-Albanian name of the country; Albania, Ἀλβανία (Albanía).

Noun

lab m (labe, f.)

  1. southern Albanian (male)
    (male person from Labëri (land of lab), Labëria (the land of lab))

Related terms

  • Labëri
  • Labëria
  • labërisht
  • Labërishtja
  • arbër

References


Danish

Noun

lab c (singular definite labben, plural indefinite labber)

  1. paw

Inflection

Verb

lab

  1. imperative of labbe

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • labo

Etymology

Short for laboratorium

Pronunciation

Noun

lab n (plural labs, diminutive labje n)

  1. (Netherlands) lab

Spanish

Noun

lab m (plural labs)

  1. lab (laboratory)

Zhuang

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /laːp˧/
  • Tone numbers: lab8
  • Hyphenation: lab

Etymology 1

From Chinese (MC lɑp̚, “wax; candle”).

Noun

lab (Sawndip forms or , old orthography lab)

  1. candle

Etymology 2

From Chinese (MC lɑp̚, “cured meat”).

Verb

lab (Sawndip forms or , old orthography lab)

  1. to cure (meat) by drying or smoking

Adjective

lab (Sawndip forms or , old orthography lab)

  1. cured; dried; smoked

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) a laboratory.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)