noun, plural lab·o·ra·to·ries.
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Origin of laboratory
OTHER WORDS FROM laboratorylab·o·ra·to·ri·al, adjectivelab·o·ra·to·ri·al·ly, adverblab·o·ra·to·ri·an, nounin·ter·lab·o·ra·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby laboratory
Example sentences from the Web for laboratory
First, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly affixed densely-packed balls of Deinococcal bacteria on exposure panels outside the giant space laboratory back in 2015.Clumps of bacteria could spread life between planets|Paola Rosa-Aquino|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Dozens of laboratories, researchers and companies from Thailand to Nigeria are bootstrapping their own work on inoculations.These countries aren’t waiting for a U.S., China, or U.K. COVID vaccine|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 26, 2020|Fortune
The ghostly blue flame stunned researchers when it first showed up unexpectedly in a laboratory experiment.Four types of flames join forces to make this eerie ‘blue whirl’|Emily Conover|August 12, 2020|Science News
“We were kind of surprised, because there is no laboratory evidence to show that this compound might have some effect,” Saeed says.A popular heartburn medicine doesn’t work as a COVID-19 antiviral|Tina Hesman Saey|July 27, 2020|Science News
They carried with them silver canisters, a bit smaller than a basketball, which capture air in a vacuum and store it until laboratory technicians can analyze its contents.
The technician on the other end is probably in a laboratory a thousand miles away.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The powerful technology required is slow, complicated, and requires both a laboratory and equipment.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?|Abby Haglage|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps most importantly, previous psychological studies of moral responses relied on observations in laboratory settings.It’s Official: Religion Doesn’t Make You More Moral|Elizabeth Picciuto|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This post granted him unrestricted access to government medical and laboratory supplies.
“I have investigated the laboratory procedure and I noted several sources for potential errors,” the letter by Mosoka reports.
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Even when repeated examinations are made, the laboratory findings must never be considered apart from the clinical signs.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The doctor took him into the laboratory and sent him back two days in time and had him do the job over—but right.Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis
Black Hood propped one foot on a laboratory stool, rested an elbow on his knee.
One day the doctor set him at the task of clearing out his little laboratory.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
British Dictionary definitions for laboratory
noun plural -ries
- a building or room equipped for conducting scientific research or for teaching practical science
- (as modifier)laboratory equipment