The workroom of a chemist; also, a place devoted to experiments in any branch of natural science; as, a chemical, physical, or biological laboratory. Hence, by extension, a place where something is prepared, or some operation is performed; as, the liver is the laboratory of the bile.
- A room or building equipped for scientific experimentation or research.
- An academic period devoted to work or study in such a place.
- A place where drugs and chemicals are manufactured.
- A place for practice, observation, or testing.