Chamber

  • 21chamber — 1. noun /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ a) A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, b) An enclosed space. For example, a test chamber is typically a closable case… …

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  • 22chamber — A room or apartment in a A private repository of money; a treasury. A compartment; a hollow or cavity. @ judges chambers The private room or office of a judge; any place in which a judge hears motions, signs papers, or does other business… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 23chamber — A room or apartment in a A private repository of money; a treasury. A compartment; a hollow or cavity. @ judges chambers The private room or office of a judge; any place in which a judge hears motions, signs papers, or does other business… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 24chamber — n. 1) the lower; upper chamber 2) an assembly; council; parliamentary; senate chamber room compartment 3) a gas; torture chamber 4) a combustion; decompression chamber * * * [ tʃeɪmbə] council decompression chamber parliamentary senate chamber… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 25chamber — cham|ber [ tʃeımbər ] noun ** 1. ) count a large room in a public building, especially one used for meetings: the council chamber of city hall a debating chamber a ) a room used for a particular purpose: Tutankhamun s burial chamber a torture… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26chamber — n. 1 a a hall used by a legislative or judicial body. b the body that meets in it. c any of the houses of a parliament (Chamber of Deputies; second chamber). 2 (in pl.) Brit. Law a rooms used by a barrister or group of barristers, esp. in the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 27chamber — noun 1 room/enclosed space ADJECTIVE ▪ dark, darkened ▪ private, secret ▪ inner, outer ▪ main …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 28chamber — /ˈtʃeɪmbə / (say chaymbuh) noun 1. a room or apartment, usually a private room, and especially a bedroom. 2. a room in a palace or official residence. 3. the meeting hall of a legislative or other assembly. 4. (plural) rooms for the use of judges …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 29chamber — I. noun Etymology: Middle English chambre, from Anglo French, from Late Latin camera, from Latin, arched roof, from Greek kamara vault Date: 13th century 1. room; especially bedroom 2. a natural or artificial enclosed space or cavity 3. a. a hall …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 30chamber — Synonyms and related words: British Cabinet, Geiger counter, Sanhedrin, US Cabinet, Wilson chamber, advisory body, alpha pulse analyzer, apartment, assembly, association, atom counter, ballroom, bedchamber, bedpan, bedroom, bench, board, body,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 31chamber — cham|ber W3 [ˈtʃeımbə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(enclosed space)¦ 2¦(room)¦ 3¦(meeting room)¦ 4¦(parliament)¦ 5¦(private room)¦ 6 chambers 7¦(gun)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: chambre, from Late Latin …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32chamber — cham•ber [[t]ˈtʃeɪm bər[/t]] n. 1) a usu. private room in a house or apartment, esp. a bedroom 2) a room in a palace or official residence 3) gov a) a legislative, judicial, or other assembly, or a branch of such an assembly: the upper and lower… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33Chamber — Der Begriff Chamber bezeichnet: das luxemburgische Parlament, die Chambre des Députés (Luxemburg), wird im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch als Chamber bezeichnet. Chamber TV, das luxemburgische Parlamentsfernsehen. die deutsch österreichische… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 34chamber —    (American.)    1. An enlargement in a cave passage or system, commonly formed at a junction of passages, or locally in a single passage, where erosion has been enhanced by collapse exposing more rock to dissolution. Maximum chamber size is… …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 35chamber — noun 1 (C) an enclosed space, especially in your body or inside a machine: a combustion chamber | The heart has four chambers. 2 (C) a room used for a special purpose, especially an unpleasant one: gas/torture chamber (=used for killing people by …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 36chamber — [ˈtʃeɪmbə] noun 1) [C] a room used for a particular purpose a torture chamber[/ex] the debating chamber[/ex] 2) [C] one of the sections of a parliament the upper/lower chamber[/ex] 3) [C] an enclosed space, especially one inside a machine or… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37Chamber —     on the wall, which the Shunammite prepared for the prophet Elisha (2 Kings 4:10), was an upper chamber over the porch through the hall toward the street. This was the guest chamber where entertainments were prepared (Mark 14:14). There were… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 38Chamber — One of the departments of the king s household which evolved from his chamber, that part of the palace or castle which contained his private sleeping quarters. Four knights would sleep immediately outside the door as bodyguards. (The rest of the… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 39chamber —    a receptacle for urine    A shortened form of chamber pot, which was formerly kept for nocturnal urination under the bed or in a small cupboard in the bedroom. The urine, or chamber lye, might be collected, fermented, and put to various good… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 40chamber — noun 1》 a large room used for formal or public events. 2》 one of the houses of a parliament. 3》 (chambers) Law, Brit. rooms used by a barrister or barristers, especially in the Inns of Court.     ↘Law a judge s office, where proceedings may be… …

    English new terms dictionary