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laboratory noun

ADJ. up-to-date, well-equipped | commercial, industrial | school, university | biology, chemistry, physics, science | chemical, pharmaceutical | analytical, clinical, development, experimental, forensic, medical, nuclear, pathology, photographic, public health, quality control, research, testing

VERB + LABORATORY build, establish, set up She has donated money to establish a pharmaceutical laboratory. | run He runs his own research laboratory. | work in They work in a laboratory studying growth patterns.

LABORATORY + NOUN assistant, chemist, manager, scientist, technician, worker | apparatus, bench, equipment, facilities | animal | analysis, experiment, investigation, measurement, simulation, study, test, testing, trial, work laboratory tests on animals | science, subject | practices, procedures | data, evidence, findings, report, results | conditions, setting The athletes' reflexes were tested under laboratory conditions. simulated driving in a laboratory setting

PREP. in a/the ~ The effects of weathering can be simulated in the laboratory.