pain encountered during the uterine contractions of childbirth.
difficulties, problems, or setbacks encountered during the initial phase of a business or project.
labor pains pl.n.
Rhythmical uterine contractions that, under normal conditions, increase in intensity, frequency, and duration, and culminate in vaginal delivery of the infant.
[lah-bohr ohm-nee-ah wing-kit; English ley-ber om-nee-uh vin-sit] /ˈlɑ boʊr ˈoʊm niˌɑ ˈwɪŋ kɪt; English ˈleɪ bər ˈɒm ni ə ˈvɪn sɪt/ Latin. 1. work conquers all: motto of Oklahoma.
- Labor party
noun 1. one of the chief political parties of Australia, generally supporting the interests of organized labour
plural noun 1. the relations between management and labor, especially with respect to the maintenance of agreements, collective bargaining, etc.: The firm had excellent labor relations and therefore few work stoppages.
[ley-ber-sey-ving] /ˈleɪ bərˌseɪ vɪŋ/ adjective 1. designed or intended to reduce or replace human : The dishwasher is a laborsaving device.