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  • noun Plural form of labcoat.


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  • To an outside observer, science may appear to be studious wimps in labcoats, but in truth, it is a cutthroat business.

    quiz time 2005

  • It is perfectly possible that you are right and the whole group consists of creationist nuts dressed up in labcoats.

    Kicking the Legs Out From Under the Willfully Ignorant « Whatever 2007

  • The popular culture version of science is about labcoats and discovery, the real world science is about publishing, review and replication.

    Boing Boing: August 28, 2005 - September 3, 2005 Archives 2005

  • In an industry filled with tin-eared salespeople and guys in labcoats, Bertarelli was a dashing figure, complete with a beautiful blonde British wife, Kristy, and an obsession with sailboat racing.

    A Billionaire Sells His Biotech 2006

  • A whole gang of serious labcoats and hairfaces and suits gathered to establish The Master Plan for Scalable Email, called X. 400, and while they were jerking off carefully planning, some hackers whipped up some extensions to telnet, a basic call-and-response with a very limited vocab, called Simple Mail Transport Protocol, and unleashed it.

    Boing Boing: April 7, 2002 - April 13, 2002 Archives 2002

  • Throw on one of my labcoats, and who would know the difference?

    saru-san Diary Entry saru-san 2004

  • Dane regarded the men and women sitting all around him in their white labcoats.

    Dark Allies Peter David 1999

  • Kitted out in white labcoats for the first time a year later, Slinn and his schoolmates in the "lower sixth form" were introduced to the complexities of organic chemistry and inorganic analyses.

    SciScoop Science News David Bradley 2010

  • We review and/or make adjustments as needed, and their crew leaves in a flurry of labcoats.

    Six Until Me. 2010

  • I can't help but imagine men and women with terrible haircuts, their white labcoats splaying out to reveal their bell-bottoms, skating around a roller-rink to the tune of "Stayin 'Alive".

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2010


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