|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|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin labōrātōrium workshop, from Latin labōrāre to |
laboratory lab·o·ra·to·ry (lāb'rə-tôr'ē)
A room or building equipped for scientific research.
A place where drugs and chemicals are manufactured.
A place for practice, observation, or testing.