Lad may refer to:

*Lad, an informal reference to a boy or more generally male, especially in the Scottish diminutive form laddie (parallel to lassie 'girl') [In Northern England, and particularly in the county of Lancashire, males of all ages jokingly refer to themselves as being a Lancashire "lad". "Lass(ie)" is the female counterpart.]
*Lad culture, a British subculture
*Lad, an Australian youth subculture, very similar to chav
*Lad, one of the communities following the Digambara Jain sect
*Lad, slang term for a homosexual in Trudi Canavan's Black Magician trilogy
*Lad, a slang term for a penis
*Lad, a specific Collie dog (as a main character) in Albert Payson Terhune's fiction
*Lad, a nickname for a scammer in scam baiting. Especially for a scammer from Lagos, Nigeria
*The Ladino language
*Lad, a village in Bhiwani District, Haryana, India
*Ishmael, name used by Abraham in the Old testment.
*Lad ( _be. Лад), a state-controlled TV channel in Belarus


LAD is a three letter acronym that can stand for:


*Leukocyte adhesion deficiency
*Left Anterior Descending, one of the coronary arteries
*Left Axis Deviation, EKG


*Quatro de Fevereiro Airport (IATA code LAD), the largest airport in Angola, located in Luanda.
*Laboratory Aim Density, In the Laboratory Aim Density (LAD) printing control method, a standard control patch specifies densities midway between the minimum and maximum of those typically obtained for a normal camera exposure. These specific densities have suggested tolerances for each film type in the duplicating and print system, and are listed in this publication, along with helpful hints for their use and evaluation. All color films in a production, regardless of film type or origin, are timed with respect to the LAD control film. Each frame of LAD control film, having the standard patch, with proven accurate exposures plus other information, is available from Eastman Kodak Company.
*Language Acquisition Device, in Chomsky's brain structure
*Ladder diagram, a program in ladder logic, similar to a schematic for a set of relay circuits, according to IEC 61131-3
*Latest Arrival Date
* Least absolute deviations, a mathematical optimization technique
*Legislative Audit Division, Montana
*Light Armoured Division, modern cavalry
*Light Aid Detachment, a subunit of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers or Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
*Los Angeles Dodgers, the Californian baseball team
*Linear Application Development
*Lost and Delirious, film


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  • lad — lad …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • lad — [ lad ] n. m. • 1854; mot angl. ♦ Jeune garçon d écurie chargé de garder, de soigner les chevaux de course. « Il est passé lad, aux haras d Eaton » (Mirbeau). ● lad nom masculin (anglais lad, jeune homme) Garçon d écurie chargé de soigner les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • LAD — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lad — W3S3 [læd] n BrE [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Perhaps from a Scandinavian language] 1.) old fashioned or informal a boy or young man →↑lass ▪ a young lad ▪ Things were different when I was a lad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ląd — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. lądzie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} część skorupy ziemskiej wyniesiona ponad poziom morza; ziemia : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Suchy ląd. Odkryć nowy ląd. Wysadzić kogoś na ląd. Posuwać się w głąb lądu.{{/stl 10}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Lad — (l[a^]d), n. [OE. ladde, of Celtic origin; cf. W. llawd, Ir. lath. [root]123. Cf. {Lass}.] 1. A boy; a youth; a stripling. Cupid is a knavish lad. Shak. [1913 Webster] There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves and two small fishes. John… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ład — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. ładzie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} harmonijny układ elementów większej całości; porządek : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Utrzymywać ład w papierach, w domu, w mieście, w kraju. W mieszkaniu panował ład.{{/stl 10}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Lad — (l[a^]d), obs. p. p. of {Lead}, to guide. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LAD — ist die Abkürzung für Language Acquisition Device, ein Konzept des Sprachwissenschaftlers Noam Chomsky zum Spracherwerb Lastabhängiger Druckübersetzer left anterior descending (artery), ein Herzkranzgefäß, siehe Koronargefäß#Koronararterien… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ląd — est un petit village de Pologne (Voïvodie de Grande Pologne) situé près de la Warta, à 9 km au sud de Słupca. Au XIe siècle, Ląd était le siège d’un castellan. De 1145 à 1796, le village a appartenu aux Cisterciens. En 1286, Jan Gerbicz y a… …   Wikipédia en Français