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lab·o·ra·to·ry

 (lăb′rə-tôr′ē)
n. pl. lab·o·ra·to·ries
1.
a. A room or building equipped for scientific experimentation or research.
b. An academic period devoted to work or study in such a place.
2. A place where drugs and chemicals are manufactured.
3. A place for practice, observation, or testing.

[Medieval Latin labōrātōrium, from Latin labōrāre, to labor, from labor, labor.]

laboratory

(ləˈbɒrətərɪ; -trɪ; US ˈlæbrəˌtɔːrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1.
a. a building or room equipped for conducting scientific research or for teaching practical science
b. (as modifier): laboratory equipment.
2. a place where chemicals or medicines are manufactured
Often shortened to: lab
[C17: from Medieval Latin labōrātōrium workshop, from Latin labōrāre to labour]

lab•o•ra•to•ry

(ˈlæb rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈlæb ər ə-; Brit. ləˈbɒr ə tə ri, -ə tri)

n., pl. -ries,
adj. n.
1. a place equipped to conduct scientific experiments or tests or to manufacture chemicals, medicines, or the like.
2. any place, situation, set of conditions, or the like, conducive to experimentation, investigation, and observation.
adj.
3. relating to techniques of work in a laboratory: laboratory methods; laboratory research.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin labōrātōrium workshop = Latin labōrā(re) to work, derivative of labor labor + -tōrium -tory2]

lab·o·ra·to·ry

(lăb′rə-tôr′ē)
A room or building equipped for scientific research and for conducting experiments, especially under controlled conditions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laboratory - a workplace for the conduct of scientific researchlaboratory - a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
bio lab, biology lab, biology laboratory - a laboratory for biological research
chem lab, chemistry lab, chemistry laboratory - a laboratory for research in chemistry
defense laboratory - a laboratory devoted to research and development for national defense
lab bench, laboratory bench - a workbench in a laboratory
physics lab, physics laboratory - a laboratory for research in physics
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
2.laboratory - a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation; "the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories"; "Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
Translations
مُخْتَبَرمُخْتَبَرٌمعمل
laboratoř
laboratorium
laboratorio
laboratorij
laboratórium
rannsóknarstofa
実験室
실험실
laboratorija
laboratorija
laboratórium
laboratorij
laboratorium
ห้องทดลองทางวิทยาศาสตร์
phòng thí nghiệm

laboratory

[ləˈbɒrətərɪˌ] (US) [ˈlæbrəˌtɔːrɪ]
A. Nlaboratorio m
see also language B
B. CPDde laboratorio
laboratory animal Nanimal m de laboratorio
laboratory assistant Nayudante mf de laboratorio
laboratory coat Nbata f de laboratorio
laboratory equipment Nequipo m de laboratorio
laboratory experiment Nexperimento m de laboratorio
laboratory technician Ntécnico/a m/f de laboratorio
laboratory test Nprueba f de laboratorio

laboratory

[ləˈbɒrətəri] nlaboratoire mlaboratory assistant nassistant(e) m/f de laboratoire, laborantin(e) m/flaboratory technician ntechnicien(ne) m/f de laboratoireLabor Day [ˈleɪbərdeɪ] n (US, Canadian)fête f du travail (le premier lundi de septembre)

laboratory

[, (US)]
nLabor(atorium) nt; laboratory assistantLaborant(in) m(f); laboratory resultsLaborwerte pl; the project was abandoned at the laboratory stagedas Projekt wurde im Versuchsstadium abgebrochen

laboratory

[ləˈbɒrətrɪ]
1. nlaboratorio
2. adjdi laboratorio

laboratory

(ləˈborətəri) , ((American) ˈlӕbrəto:ri) plural laˈboratories noun
(abbreviated to lab (lab) ) a place where scientific experiments are carried on or where drugs etc are prepared. Samples of her blood were sent to the hospital lab(oratory) for testing.

laboratory

مُخْتَبَرٌ laboratoř laboratorium Laboratorium εργαστήριο laboratorio laboratorio laboratoire laboratorij laboratorio 実験室 실험실 laboratorium laboratorium laboratorium laboratório лаборатория laboratorium ห้องทดลองทางวิทยาศาสตร์ laboratuvar phòng thí nghiệm 实验室

lab·o·ra·to·ry

n. laboratorio;
___ findingsresultados del análisis;
___ techniciantécnico de ___.

laboratory

n (pl -ries) laboratorio; catheterization — laboratorio de cateterismo
References in classic literature ?
According to the vulgar idea, the fire in his laboratory had been brought from the lower regions, and was fed with infernal fuel; and so, as might be expected, his visage was getting sooty with the smoke.
He had reared dragons from the egg, in his laboratory, he had watched over them like a mother, and patiently studied them and experimented upon them while they grew.
Indeed, he was still devoted to the study of chemistry, and had a laboratory of his own in which he used to shut himself up all day long, greatly to the annoyance of his mother, who had set her heart on his standing for Parliament and had a vague idea that a chemist was a person who made up prescriptions.
It was too freakish, too bizarre, to be used outside of the laboratory and the museum.
had been chartered by a syndicate of wealthy manufacturers, equipped with a laboratory and a staff of scientists, and sent out to search for some natural product which the manufacturers who footed the bills had been importing from South America at an enormous cost.
Indeed we see very little of him on this side of the house; he mostly comes and goes by the laboratory.
A journalist obtained access to his laboratory in the capacity of laboratory-assistant, with the deliberate intention of making sensational exposures; and by the help of a shocking accident
Then, still smiling faintly, and with his hands deep in his trousers pockets, he walked slowly out of the room, and we heard his slippers shuffling down the long passage to his laboratory.
The man whom Athos had come so far to seek, and whom he had found with so much trouble, introduced him into his laboratory, where he was engaged in fastening together with iron wire the dry bones of a skeleton.
Thou art not worthy to behold, even from afar off, the lustre of this most precious gem that ever was concocted in the laboratory of Nature.
He had left his laboratory to the care of an assistant, cleared his fine countenance from the furnace smoke, washed the stain of acids from his fingers, and persuaded a beautiful woman to become his wife.
One smallest new fact obtained in the laboratory, one brick built into the temple of science, far outweighs any second-hand exposition which passes an idle hour, but can leave no useful result behind it.

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