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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 of studio
1800-1810
1800-10; 1910-15 for def 4; < Italian < Latin studium; see study
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  • I shall never forget our first trip abroad, after we were married—he was like a boy in the galleries, in the studios.

  • "studios upstairs, on the fifth floor," said a line above the frame.

    The Nabob Alphonse Daudet
  • Private lessons in all types of dancing or facial makeup at any time the studios are open, only by appointment made in advance.

  • She was very weak and hardly able to walk; they had to carry her to the studios from the subway.

  • He had not entered the studios for several months, unless Bias had granted him admittance without informing his master.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for studios

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 studios

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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Slang definitions & phrases for studios

stud

noun

  1. A man, esp one who is stylish, au courant, etc; dude (1929+)
  2. A sexually prodigious man; cocksman (1895+)
  3. An attractive man; hunk: Everyone knows Mike, he's the total stud of his class (1950s+)
  4. A medical student (1980s+ Medical)

[fr stud or studhorse, ''stallion, esp one kept for breeding,'' the term found by 1903; first sense popularized by 1940s jive talk]

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