- the workroom or atelier of an artist, as a painter or sculptor.
- a room or place for instruction or experimentation in one of the performing arts: a dance studio.
- a room or set of rooms specially equipped for broadcasting radio or television programs, making phonograph records, filming motion pictures, etc.
- all the buildings and adjacent land required or used by a company engaged in the production of motion pictures.
- studio apartment.
Origin of studio
Examples from the Web for studios
But all the studios like Paramount that do art house films passed on it.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange
December 27, 2014
Some actors feel the studios are unwilling to take chances with these huge global revenues by taking risks in casting.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World
August 7, 2014
And studios would be competing to give viewers the best experience.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh
August 1, 2014
What he called a “sex ring” cut across all of Hollywood: “studios, agents, directors, producers, and actors,” Herman said.Third Hollywood Power Player Files Motion to Dismiss Sex Abuse Lawsuit
May 22, 2014
It cuts across all of Hollywood: studios, agents, directors, producers, and actors.‘Dozens and Dozens’ of Hollywood Sex Assault Victims Coming Forward, Lawyer Says
May 1, 2014
"But I didn't know people ever lived in studios," I objected.The Bacillus of Beauty
Oh, I studied a little in the studios of Paris, where I went to school, you see.The Eternal City
The model was very evidently not only familiar with the studios.Olive in Italy
"Studios upstairs, on the fifth floor," said a line above the frame.The Nabob
He was born in New York, and studied in the studios of Paris to become an artist.Special Messenger
Robert W. Chambers
- a room in which an artist, photographer, or musician works
- a room used to record television or radio programmes, make films, etc
- (plural) the premises of a radio, television, or film company
Word Origin and History for studios
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.