Definition of laboratory :
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.
workshop (part of speech: noun)
- Hatch went out and The Thinking Machine disappeared into his laboratory. - "The Chase of the Golden Plate", Jacques Futrelle.
- We're in the laboratory, Miss Middleton." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- From the nearest railway station we took horses to the laboratory, which occupied a secluded but most beautiful site at an elevation of about six thousand feet above sea- level. - "The Moon Metal", Garrett P. Serviss.