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- 1. lab, laboratory, research lab, research laboratory, science lab, science laboratory, workplace, work
- usage: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
- 2. testing ground, laboratory, region
- usage: a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation; "the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories"; "Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism"
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