\ ˈfab How to pronounce fab (audio) \

Definition of fab

Examples of fab in a Sentence

We had a fab time. that designer's new line of spring clothing is absolutely fab
Recent Examples on the Web This creates a challenge for generations of offices that were built around durable but uninspiring pre-fab furniture and require immense investments to rehaul, Wisecarver says. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 12 May 2022 Patrick Gelsinger, who became Intel’s chief executive a year ago, is lobbying Congress to provide grants for fab construction and tax credits for equipment investment. New York Times, 8 Apr. 2022 So fab clean rooms are built on enormous concrete slabs on special shock absorbers. New York Times, 8 Apr. 2022 The chip shortage has hit the automotive industry particularly hard because automakers canceled orders when the pandemic struck, only to see their fab reservations be snapped up by computer and device manufacturers. Tim De Chant, Ars Technica, 14 Mar. 2022 Manufacturers say the pre-fab shelters will withstand exposure to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 18 Mar. 2022 Here are three of our favorite examples of DADUs in the West, from pre-fab units to modular blueprints and genius, space-saving design ideas. Christine Lennon, Sunset Magazine, 1 Mar. 2022 The mega-fab would also become a center for training new production engineers. Tim De Chant, Ars Technica, 14 Jan. 2022 That fab four yields a tantalizing medley of flavors including dark chocolate, brown sugar, almond, honey and barrel char. Dan Dunn, Robb Report, 15 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of fab

1957, in the meaning defined above

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22 May 2022

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“Fab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fab. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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\ ˈfab How to pronounce Fab (audio) \
variants: or Fab fragment

Medical Definition of Fab

: a fragment of an antibody that contains one antigen-binding site, one complete light chain, and part of one heavy chain


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