carrel: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kar'ul), [key]
- Also calleda small recess or enclosed area in a library stack, designed for individual study or reading.
- a table or desk with three sides extending above the writing surface to serve as partitions, designed for individual study, as in a library.
Pronunciation: (ku-rel', kar'ul Fr. ka-rel'), [key]
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- 1873–1944, French surgeon and biologist, in U.S. 1905–39: Nobel prize 1912.