Definition of studio
1a : the working place of a painter, sculptor, or photographerb : a place for the study of an art (such as dancing, singing, or acting)
2a : a place where motion pictures are madeb : a company that produces motion pictures
3 : a place maintained and equipped for the transmission of radio or television programs
4 : a place where audio recordings are made
5 : studio apartment
Examples of studio in a Sentence
the president of a major Hollywood studio
Recent Examples of studio from the Web
Operating out of a studio space in an art cooperative in Asheville, N.C., potter Eli Nelms uses textures and patterns found in the forests of North Carolina to inspire her designs.
The studio owned a row of houses along Biscayne Bay that artists could stay in while recording.
This month, Sonja recorded the violin accompaniment for the song at a studio in suburban Milwaukee.
Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will face a live studio audience and a tough TV interviewer as the general election campaign moves to the airwaves.
And that's a scary moment—one that comes with the aid of studio executives, focus groups, managers, publicists, and deep existential thought.
Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly is joining ESPN as a studio analyst next season.
Traditional Hollywood studios aren’t taking risks anymore.
Working with the original engraving studio, Precision Engravers of San Carlos, California, King has built 200 gold replicas.
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Origin and Etymology of studio
Italian, literally, study, from Latin studium
First Known Use: 1800
STUDIO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of studio for English Language Learners
: the building or room where an artist works
: a place where people go to learn, practice, or study an art (such as singing, dancing, or acting)
: a place where movies are made
STUDIO Defined for Kids
Definition of studio for Students
1 : the place where an artist, sculptor, or photographer works
2 : a place for the study of an art
3 : a place where movies are made
4 : a place from which radio or television programs are broadcast
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