1. [ noun ] (work) a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
Synonyms: lab research_laboratory research_lab science_laboratory science_lab
Related terms: workplace chemistry_lab defense_laboratory physics_lab biology_lab lab_bench
2. [ noun ] a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
Synonyms: testing_ground

"the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories" "Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to c

Related terms: region
Similar spelling:   Labrador