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Definition of the noun Alba

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noun - plural: albas

  1. A type of lyrical poetry, traditionally Provençal, about lovers who must part at dawn
  2. A type of white rose, rosa alba


  1. Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. It is considered the capital of the hilly area of Langhe, and is famous for its white truffle, peach and wine production. The confectionery group Ferrero is based there.
  2. Alba is a town in the U.S. state of Texas. Located in Wood County. The population was 504 in the 2010 U.S. Census.
  3. Alba is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 555 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Alba is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.
  5. Alba is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Antrim County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 295. It is situated on U.S. Highway 131 just north of Mancelona. Half of the community is in Star Township, and half is in Chestonia Township. In the 1900s, it was the site of the Detroit and Charlevoix and Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad junction.

There are other places with in their name, like Alba Iulia, Alba Longa, Alba County, Alba Fucens, Vall d'Alba, Coca de Alba, Diano d'Alba, Morro d'Alba, Vezza d'Alba, Alba Township, Anaya de Alba, Ceresole Alba, Alba Adriatica, Alba de Tormes, Alba de Yeltes, Piobesi d'Alba, Alba de Cerrato, Alba-la-Romaine, Monforte d'Alba.

Phrases with Alba

  1. Mya Alba
  2. Poa Alba
  3. Zea alba
  4. Abra alba
  5. Aira Alba
  6. Cepa Alba
  7. Eria Alba
  8. Huka alba
  9. Iris Alba
  10. Lima Alba
  11. Pera Alba
  12. Raia Alba
  13. Raja alba
  14. Rosa Alba
  15. Sida alba
  16. tyto alba
  17. abies alba
  18. Ardea alba
  19. Bulla Alba
  20. Carex Alba

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Google previewGeneral and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist (2013)

by Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart

NAME: Linea alba Etiology: Linea alba is a localized form of frictional kerato— sis due to irritation of the cheek during function. This may indicate bruxism or clenching. Method of Transmission: Not applicable Epidemiology: Not applicable ...

Google previewThe Original Sin and Human Diseases (2014)

Third Edition by Hanna Rizk Wannas, MD FRCS, ED FICS

The linea Alba is a midline fibrous tissue band at the middle line in the abdominal wall. It consists of a single layer of aponeurotic fibers, which results from the fusion of all the three aponeurotic layers of the anterior abdominal wall. Above the ...

Google previewSparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution (2010)

Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-petrol World by Kolya Abramsky

The ALBA is a proposal that attempts to rethink development agreements, based on achieving consensus around the goal of an endogenous national and regional development that eradicates poverty, corrects social inequalities, and ensures ...

Google previewGlenny's Hand-book to the Flower Garden & Greenhouse, etc (1851)

by George GLENNY (the Elder.)

alba is a freer growing plant at the root than most of the other sorts. The young plants intended for stocks should be encouraged to make a single straight, clean shoot, which is ...

Google previewPeterson Magazine (1891)

Iregia refracta alba is a charming house- plant. The leaves are long and...

Browallia elata alba is an excellent plant for window-culture, if it can have plenty of heat, full exposure to the sun, and a moist atmosphere. Both the ordinary and the ...

Google previewPeterson's Magazine (1891)

Iregia refracta alba is a charming houseplant. The leaves are long and...

Browallia elata alba is an excellent plant for window-culture, if it can have plenty of heat, full exposure to the sun, and a moist atmosphere. Both the ordinary and the ...

Google previewShort Textbook of Surgery (2010)

by Roy,, Himansu Roy

The linea alba is a dense strong structure half an inch wide, formed by the interlacing fibers ofthe rectus sheaths. It is relatively avascular, white and linear, hence the name. c. Indications: It is the incision of choice where speed is essential, e.g. ...

Google previewChild Welfare for the Twenty-first Century (2014)

A Handbook of Practices, Policies, & Programs by Gerald P. Mallon, Peg McCartt Hess

Alba is an excellent student in a local public high school and is preparing to graduate. Alba has a boyfriend, ...

Google previewMaternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology4 (2012)

Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology by Susan Tucker Blackburn

These areas include the areolae, genital skin, axillae, inner aspects of the thighs, and linea alba.23,28,61,77,93 The linea alba is a tendinous median line that extends along the ...

Google previewOral Medicine: A Handbook for Physicians, An Issue of Medical Clinics, (2014)

by Eric Stoopler

Linea Alba Linea alba is a white, linear elevation of.

Google previewPediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment (2011)

by Susan Sawyer

The linea alba is a tendinous seam that extends from the sternum to the symphysis pubis and prevents the vertical muscles from bowstringing, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy - Elsevieron VitalSource (2014)

by Mary Bath-Balogh, Margaret J. Fehrenbach

B: Linea alba is a white ridge of calloused tissue (or hyperkeratiniza‐tion) that extends horizontally at the level where the teeth occlude, with a similar white ridge possible on the lateral surface of the tongue. Maxillary alveolar process Enamel ...

Google previewSurgery of the Abdominal Wall (2013)

by Jean P. Chevrel

Linea Alba The linea alba is a solid median raphe running vertically down the entire upper part of the abdominal wall. Midline incision at this level can and should allow the surgeon to dissect between the rectus musterior vaginae m. recti ; 9a, ...

Google previewHuman Anatomy (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Linea alba: The linea alba is a fibrous structure that runs down the midline of the ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Quercus alba var. gunnisonii Torr. & A.Gray 6619 Quercus alba ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

officinalis alba, S. patent alb*, A 8. patuta)—aee Salvia. White-flowered Spring Heath (Erica camea alba) — see Erica. White-flowered Spurge (Poinscttia pulcherrima albida) — see Poin- □ettia.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes] (2009)

by Emmanuel S. Nelson

Kent Gaspar de Alba, Alicia (b. 1958) Scholar, poet, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Alba being situated in the centre of Italy, amidst difficult mountainous passes, and far from all means of escape, was esteemed a most proper place for the purpose of guarding prisoners of importance. Artificial strength was added to its natural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Freire, Mario

The aim of this chapteristo describe the approach undertaken in the Advanced Lab for Bioinformatics Agencies (ALBA) project to the design and management of cooperative scientific experiments (Bosin, Dessì, Fugini, Liberati, & Pes, 2006a).

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Small photo of Cornus alba 'Siberian Pearls' (Dogwood) in a Winter Woodland Setting at Dunham Massey in Rural Cheshire, England, UKSmall photo of Cornus alba 'Siberian Pearls' (Dogwood) in a Winter Woodland Setting at Dunham Massey in Rural Cheshire, England, UKSmall photo of Jessica Alba at the Independent School Alliance For Minority Affairs Impact Awards Dinner held at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, USA on March 18 2015.Small photo of Fresh Eclipta alba (Eclipta prostrata L) isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of White Alba truffles under bell jar on blue checkered tablecloth, ItalySmall photo of Jessica Alba at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA on May 22, 2016.Small photo of Rio Alba. Route Alba or gorges of Llaímo. Soto de Agues, Sobrescobio, Asturias. Redes Natural Park. More...

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I thought it was my job to give all the boys their first kiss. (Jessica Alba)
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Scrabble value of A1L1B3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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