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
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.
But the interior of the laboratory displayed no gruesome scene.
She went to bed, worn-out by anxiety and fear—a fear that had made her remain in the laboratory as late as possible.The Mystery of the Yellow Room|Gaston Leroux
A sentry had been placed at the gate of the Seraglio to prevent anyone who did not belong to the laboratory from entering.Byron|Richard Edgcumbe
Beroviero passed his son without further words and tried the door of the laboratory, but found it locked.Marietta|F. Marion Crawford
At the laboratory, the new apparatus looked immensely lighter and simpler than the old.The Ultimate Weapon|John Wood Campbell
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