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informal Brit short for lavatory
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(ˈlæv əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a room fitted with equipment for washing the hands and face and usu. with flush toilet facilities.
2. a flush toilet; water closet.
3. a bowl or basin with running water for washing or bathing purposes; washbowl.
[1325–75; Middle English < Late Latin lavātōrium washing-place = Latin lavā(re) to wash + -tōrium -tory2]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lav - a room or building equipped with one or more toiletslav - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
head - (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
commode, crapper, potty, pot, throne, toilet, stool, can - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
washroom - a lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
loo, W.C., water closet, closet - a toilet in Britain
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n (esp Brit inf) → Klo nt (inf)
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They wer placed on points, projecting over the edge of the highest lav cliff, and they resembled, but on a small scale, those nea Port Desire.
Received an email from my dear director Lav Diaz that ANG HUPA/THE HALT will be part of the the Tokyo International Film Festival's Crosscut Asia section - this year, OCT 2019,' Magdayao said.
Who would've thought I'd be gifted another chance to represent another film, my 3rd, by THE MASTER LAV DIAZ.
Simultaneously, a total of 550 soldiers under the 402nd Infantry Brigade who applied for LAV were allowed to cast their votes in Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur from April 30 to May 1 as an exercise of their right to choose leaders for the national position and contribute in shaping the future of the next generations.
Others applicants approved for the LAV are personnel of the Department of Education with 769 Philippine Navy, 466 Comelec, 322 Philippine Coast Guard, 176, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology with 150.
I was watching C/S E32D starting to extract his section when I saw his LAV take a hit--a rocket in the turret.
CDR: About a year ago, GDLS-C won a $404 million contract to upgrade Canada's LAV Ills.
"And today, in some countries, the LAV - that's Leisure Activity Vehicle - segment is still known as the Berlingo segment," said Katie Read, of Citroen.
Based on previously published data, we assumed a correlation of r = -0.252 between LAV and [FEV.sub.1] [27].
After all, this single contract is projected to keep 3,000 Canadians employed for the next 14 years, primarily in London, Ontario where General Dynamics' LAV manufacturing plant is located.
The cohort study included LAV who received VA care in both 2010 and 2011.