lab coat

/ˈlæb koʊt/ (say 'lab koht)

a protective, calf-length coat of strong material, usually white, worn by workers in laboratories.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • lab coat — noun a light coat worn to protect clothing from substances used while working in a laboratory • Syn: ↑laboratory coat • Hypernyms: ↑coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • lab coat — noun Date: 1960 a loose usually white coat with deep pockets that is worn in a laboratory or medical office …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lab coat — noun /ˈlæb ˌkəʊt,ˈlæb ˌkoʊt/ A white coat worn by laboratory workers to protect day clothes from damage by spillage etc …   Wiktionary

  • lab coat — n. white coat, white knee length overcoat with deep pockets worn in laboratories to protect clothing from substances …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coat (clothing) — For other uses, see Coat (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Overcoat, a garment meant solely as an outer garment. A coat is a long garment worn by both men and women,[1] for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and are open …   Wikipedia

  • coat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece of clothing ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ short ▪ three quarter length ▪ heavy, thick ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • coat — coat1 W3S2 [kəut US kout] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: cote] 1.) a piece of clothing with long sleeves that is worn over your clothes to protect them or to keep you warm ▪ Billy! Put your coat on , it s cold outside! ▪ The kids took… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coat — 1 noun (C) 1 a piece of clothing that is worn over your clothes to protect them or to keep you warm: The lab assistants wear long white coats. | put on/take off your coat: Billy! Put your coat on, it s cold outside! 2 BrE old fashioned or AmE a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lab — noun Lab is used before these nouns: ↑animal, ↑bench, ↑coat, ↑dish, ↑facility, ↑measurement, ↑notebook, ↑partner, ↑rat, ↑report, ↑result, ↑technician …   Collocations dictionary

  • White coat — A white coat or laboratory coat (abbreviated lab coat) is a knee length overcoat/smock worn by professionals in the medical field or by those involved in laboratory work to protect their street clothes. The garment is made from white or light… …   Wikipedia

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