laboratories

[ lab-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, lab-er-uh-; British luh-bor-uh-tuh-ree, -uh-tree ]SEE DEFINITION OF laboratories

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I'll have to get equipment from the laboratories before we start on those.

Outside, it was cold, but the laboratories were well heated by steam.

It became the parent institution for laboratories in all countries.

There are three kinds of glass most generally employed in laboratories.

We are human, like the rest of our sex, if you catch us out of our laboratories.

All members of the Lodge are cautioned to stay away from laboratories.

The sooner they advance to where they can use our libraries and laboratories, the better.

There were no laboratories, for there was no experimentation.

There were no libraries worthy of the name, no laboratories or observatories for research.

It is not a residential college, and it has no laboratories.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "building set apart for scientific experiments," from Medieval Latin laboratorium "a place for labor or work," from Latin laboratus, past participle of laborare "to work" (see labor (n.)). Figurative use by 1660s.