from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An artist's workroom.
  • n. A photographer's establishment.
  • n. An establishment where an art is taught or studied: a dance studio.
  • n. A room, building, or group of buildings where movies, television shows, or radio programs are produced.
  • n. A room or building where tapes and records are produced.
  • n. A company that produces films.
  • n. A studio apartment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An artist’s or photographer’s workshop or the room in which an artist works.
  • n. An establishment where an art is taught.
  • n. A place where radio or television programs, records or films are made.
  • n. A company or organization that makes films, records or other artistic works.
  • n. A studio flat/apartment, especially one having the kitchen, living area, and sleeping area in a single room.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The working room of an artist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A room especially arranged for painting, drawing, photographing, or other art-work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
  • n. workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
  • n. an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen


Italian, from Latin studium, eagerness, application; see study.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian studio ("room for study"). (Wiktionary)



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