Meaning of LABORATORY in English

LABORATORY

noun (plural -ries) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Medieval Latin laboratorium, from Latin laborare to labor, from labor Date: 1605 1. a place equipped for experimental study in a science or for testing and analysis, a place like a ~ for testing, experimentation, or practice , an academic period set aside for ~ work

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