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car·relalso car·rell (kăr′əl)
A partially partitioned nook in or near the stacks in a library, used for private study.
[Middle English carole, round dance ring, circle, stall for study; see carol.]
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(Library Science & Bibliography) a small individual study room or private desk, often in a library, where a student or researcher can work undisturbed
[C16: a variant of carol]
Carrel(kəˈrɛl; ˈkærəl; French karɛl)
(Biography) Alexis (əˈlɛksɪs; French alɛksi). 1873–1944, French surgeon and biologist, active in the US (1905–39): developed a method of suturing blood vessels, making the transplantation of arteries and organs possible: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1912
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or car•rell(ˈkær əl)
a cubicle or desk partitioned off for private study in a library.
[1585–95; variant of Middle English carole carol]
Car•rel(kəˈrɛl, ˈkær əl)
Alexis, 1873–1944, French biologist, in U.S. 1905–39: Nobel prize 1912.
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|Noun||1.||Carrel - French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)|
|2.||carrel - small individual study area in a library|
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n (in library etc) → Arbeitsnische f, → Arbeitsplatz m
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