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Definition of the noun alb

What does alb mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: albs

  1. a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: vestment = gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy

Alternative definition of the noun alb


  1. A long white robe worn by priests and other ministers at religious ceremonies, underneath most of the other vestments.


  1. Alb a.k.a. Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest. It is less than 72 km from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which links the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.
  2. The Alb is a river in the Northern Black Forest in Germany. It is a tributary of the Rhine, and flows through the cities of Karlsruhe, Ettlingen and Bad Herrenalb.
    • also known as 阿爾伯河
  3. The Alb is a river in the Black Forest. It arises from two headwaters, the Menzenschwander Alb and Bernauer Alb and flows in a southerly direction. It ends after 42.8 km at a confluence with the High Rhine at Albbruck.
    • also known as 阿爾伯河
  4. Alb a.k.a. Albany International Airport is a public airport seven miles northwest of Albany, in Albany County, New York, United States. It is owned by the Albany County Airport Authority.

There are other places with in their name, like Alb-Donau-Kreis.


Who is Alb?

ALB: Clément Daquin known by his stage name ALB is a French electro-pop musician from Reims, France and is signed to Rise Recordings.


ALB is a musical group.

  • albums: "Mange Disque", "I Beg for a Summer", "Come Out! It's Beautiful"


"Alb" is a musical album of Silent Strike.

  • released on (6 years ago)


  1. The alb, one of the liturgical vestments of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and many Methodist churches, is an ample white garment coming down to the ankles and is usually girdled with a cincture. It is simply the long, white linen tunic used by the Romans.
  2. Alb a.k.a. albumin is a gene.
    • also known as growth-inhibiting protein 20, serum albumin, cell growth inhibiting protein 42
  3. Alb is a file format.

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by Rajendra Tandon

HEART STIMULANT For the heart, Veratrum Alb is a great stimulant. The pulse is ... CRAMPS/ SCIATICA For cramps in the calves and for sciatica where the pain comes like electric flashes, Veratrum Alb is an excellent remedy. PAINFUL ...

Google previewModern Concepts in Gastroenterology (2012)

by Alan B.R. Thomson, L.R. DaCosta, William C. Watson

of a complication occurring in an individual patient; ALB is the serum albumin level (grams per deciliter); TSF is the triceps skinfold (millimeters); TFN is the serum transferrin level (milligrams per deciliter); ...

Google previewThe Mystery of Baptism in the Anglican Tradition (1998)

by Kenneth Stevenson

The white alb is the garment of those who ...

Google previewNeglected Tropical Diseases and Conditions of the Nervous System (2014)

by Marina Bentivoglio, Esper A. Cavalheiro, Krister Kristensson, Nilesh B. Patel

ALB is a benzimidazole with a broad antihelminthic spectrum, whose anticysticercal effect is by inhibition of glucose uptake by parasitic membranes, causing energy depletion (Lacey 1990). To date there are no controlled clinical trials to ...

Google previewAltar Guild and Sacristy Handbook (2014)

Fourth Revised Edition by S. Anita Stauffer

The alb is a white ankle-length garment with generous sleeves. It is the church's oldest and most basic vestment. Its name comes from the Latin word albus, which means “white”. This garment was, in fact, the basic garment of men and women ...

Google previewGeobiologie Der Stromatolithe (2008)

by Joachim Reitner

Introduction South Germany with its Franconian and Swabian Alb is a classical area of geology and palaeontology. This is especially true for the fossiliferous Jurassic (Quenstedt 1858), where a number of stratigraphic terms have been ...

Google previewVested Angels (1998)

Eucharistic Allusions in Early Netherlandish Paintings by Maurice B. McNamee

The alb is a full length white linen garment worn by all subministers of the Mass as well as by the celebrant. Over it is worn the chasuble by the celebrant, and the dalmatic by deacons and subdeacons, or a cope by masters of ceremonies.

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (2002)

by Paul F. Bradshaw

the alb is the vestment common to all liturgical ministers. In its present form it is derived in a direct line from the long, sleeved garment worn by the Greeks and ...

Google previewThe Ritualism of Oxford Popery, a Letter to Dr. Macbride, Etc. (Dr. Macbride's Legacy, Or More about the Ritualism of Oxford Popery.). (1867)

by Peter MAURICE (D.D.)

" The Alb is a vestmeut of white linen, ...

Google previewThe Living Church (1942)

The alb is the long white garment representing the robe of mockery which was placed upon our Lord at the time of ...

Google previewCyclopædia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature (1891)

by John McClintock, James Strong

The alb is a long linen, garment with tight sleeves, and is confined at the waist by a girdle. 2. The almuce, or almutium, was a hood of fur worn anciently while reciting the offices by canons, and afterwards by other distinguished ecclesiastics , ...

Google previewThe Oracle (1881)

Lee, in “The Directorium Anglicanum,” gives the following description of the various vestments :—“The alb is a sleeved vestment of white linen, reaching to the feet; the sleeves are tight in order that the hands of the priest may be at liberty ...

Google previewProvincial-Lexicon over Danmark. Første Deel, indeholdende Sjellands, Fyens, Laalands-Falsters og Nørrejyllands Stifter (1830)

by Christian Bagge JENSEN

Alb. ufr. Hkorn, med et Areal af 16o Td. Land; 117 Td. 6 Skp. 2 Fdk. 2 Alb. Bondergods. - *Nybellegaard ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

alb. furnish the " mustard " of " mustard and cress " — the " cress " being Lepidium sativum. Bojanus proved Sin. alb., taking substantial doses of the triturated seeds and of a tincture made therefrom.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ALB a gregarious, solitary bee that ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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