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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
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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"
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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
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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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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laboratory

[ləˈbɒrətrɪ]
1. nlaboratorio
2. adjdi laboratorio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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lab·o·ra·to·ry

n. laboratorio;
___ findingsresultados del análisis;
___ techniciantécnico de ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

laboratory

n (pl -ries) laboratorio; catheterization — laboratorio de cateterismo
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