or mak·er space

[ mey-ker-speys ]
/ ˈmeɪ kərˌspeɪs /


a collaborative workshop that supplies equipment and technology, as 3D printers, soldering tools, industrial sewing machines, etc., for creative projects.

Origin of makerspace

First recorded in 2000–05; maker (in sense “hobbyist who makes tangible physical objects”) + space
Also called Fab Lab [fab lab] /ˈfæb ˌlæb/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019