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studio

[stoo-dee-oh, styoo-] /ˈstu diˌoʊ, ˈstyu-/
noun, plural studios.
1.
the workroom or atelier of an artist, as a painter or sculptor.
2.
a room or place for instruction or experimentation in one of the performing arts:
a dance studio.
3.
a room or set of rooms specially equipped for broadcasting radio or television programs, making phonograph records, filming motion pictures, etc.
4.
all the buildings and adjacent land required or used by a company engaged in the production of motion pictures.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; 1910-15 for def 4; < Italian < Latin studium; see study
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  • She began by creating a private sanctuary at the back of the property, off the existing studio.
  • Later the family may turn it into a studio, office, or guest house.
  • Clamp one end to a table and you've got a flexible studio mount for a strobe.
  • Someone's voice can be transformed into another personality's voice with modern studio equipment.
  • With the turn of a crank, slowly a big iron door slid back, allowing the chimps access to their impromptu photo studio.
  • The magazine's editors shot the map in an on-site studio utilizing halftone, an early photographic technology.
  • The antechamber to the artist's studio is recreated in the exhibition.
  • As a result, almost every trade by a studio would be an insider bet.
  • For you guys it seems to be the opposite-that the live show is an attempt to recreate the studio magic.
  • Soon after his detention, a dozen officers arrived at his studio.
British Dictionary definitions for studio

studio

/ˈstjuːdɪˌəʊ/
noun (pl) -dios
1.
a room in which an artist, photographer, or musician works
2.
a room used to record television or radio programmes, make films, etc
3.
(pl) the premises of a radio, television, or film company
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, literally: study, from Latin studium diligence
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Word Origin and History for studio
n.

1819, "work-room of a sculptor or painter," from Italian studio "room for study," from Latin studium (see study). Motion picture sense first recorded 1911; radio broadcasting sense 1922; television sense 1938. Studio apartment first recorded 1903.

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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