a person whose talents or capabilities are slow to develop:
A late bloomer, she wrote her first novel when she was almost 50.
[ley-teks] /ˈleɪ tɛks/ noun, plural latices [lat-uh-seez] /ˈlæt əˌsiz/ (Show IPA), latexes. 1. a milky liquid in certain plants, as milkweeds, euphorbias, poppies, or the plants yielding India rubber, that coagulates on exposure to air. 2. Chemistry. any emulsion in water of finely divided particles of synthetic rubber or plastic. /ˈleɪtɛks/ noun (pl) latexes, latices […]
- Latex agglutination test
latex agglutination test n. A passive agglutination test in which antigen is adsorbed onto latex particles.
noun 1. paint that has a latex binder and can be removed while it is wet by applying water.
[lath, lahth] /læθ, lɑθ/ noun, plural laths [lath z, laths, lahth z, lahths] /læðz, læθs, lɑðz, lɑθs/ (Show IPA) 1. a thin, narrow strip of wood, used with other strips to form latticework, a backing for plaster or stucco, a support for slates and other roofing materials, etc. 2. a group or quantity of such […]