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labor party (sometimes cap.) a political party that advances the causes of labor or is controlled by labor unions.
labor-saving decreasing the physical labor or number of workers required.
labor union an organization of workers that promotes and protects the interests of its members in issues such as wages and working conditions, esp. through negotiations with employers.
labour a spelling of "labor" used in Canada and Britain. See "labor" for more information.
Labourite a member or supporter of the Labour party in Great Britain.
Labour party a political party in Great Britain that supports the interests of labor and advocates social reforms.
Labrador a very large peninsula in eastern Canada that contains portions of the province of Quebec as well as the continental region of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. [3 definitions]
Labrador Current a cold ocean current that flows south past Labrador and then divides into eastern and western branches.
Labrador retriever any of a breed of medium-sized retriever, originating in Newfoundland, with a short coat and a tapering tail.
labrum a lip or liplike structure, esp. the front or upper lip of an arthropod. [2 definitions]
laburnum any of several ornamental trees or shrubs bearing hanging clusters of yellow flowers.
labyrinth an intricate network of pathways or passageways intended to confuse the person or animal that navigates it; maze. [3 definitions]
labyrinthine of, resembling, or forming a labyrinth. [2 definitions]
labyrinthitis an inflammation of the inner ear, often affecting the sense of balance.
lac1 a resinous secretion of the female lac insect, used in making shellac, varnishes, and sealing wax.
lac2 in India, the sum of 100,000, esp. of rupees. [2 definitions]
laccolith a mass of igneous rock that has been forced between layers of sedimentary rock and has bulged them upward.
lace an openwork fabric made of or trimmed in a web of fine threads. [6 definitions]
laceless combined form of lace.
lacerate to rip, mangle, or injure by tearing or ripping. [4 definitions]
lacerated having been lacerated; torn up; mangled.