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alb

 (ălb)
n.
A long white linen robe worn by a priest or minister during church services.

[Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from (vestis) alba, white (garment), feminine of Latin albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

alb

(ælb)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a long white linen vestment with sleeves worn by priests and others
[Old English albe, from Medieval Latin alba (vestis) white (clothing)]

alb

(ælb)

n.
a long-sleeved linen vestment, worn chiefly by priests.
[before 1100; Old English albe < Latin alba (vestis) white (garment)]

Alb.

1. Albania.
2. Albanian.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alb - a white linen liturgical vestment with sleevesalb - a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Translations
alba

alb

[ælb] N (Rel) → alba f

alb

n (Eccl) → Alba f
References in classic literature ?
He was an imposing and sombre personage, before whom the choir boys in alb and in jacket trembled, as well as the machicots*, and the brothers of Saint-Augustine and the matutinal clerks of Notre-Dame, when he passed slowly beneath the lofty arches of the choir, majestic, thoughtful, with arms folded and his head so bent upon his breast that all one saw of his face was his large, bald brow.
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Confluent HUVECs were stimulated with different concentrations of HOCl-alb or 200 mg/L unmodified Alb for 6 h.
06###Gram (-) rods###300###250###16###Candida non alb.
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To fully understand why the discovery in Boston was so frightening, consider that, to date, ALB has been responsible for the removal of133,000 trees in the United States since its discovery in 1996 in Brooklyn.
The ALB then brought the catamaran back to a mooring in Moelfre.
Removal of proteins such as metallothionein, Alb, and A1M from the tubular fluid by endocytosis is mediated by two multiligand receptors: megalin and cubilin (Christensen et al.
The aim of ALB VEG is to investigate the effect of both albedo and vegetation changes of the simulated rainfall, whereas ALB is to investigate just the effect of albedo changes.