chamber

  • 1 Chamber — Cham ber, n. [F. chambre, fr. L. camera vault, arched roof, in LL. chamber, fr. Gr. ? anything with a vaulted roof or arched covering; cf. Skr. kmar to be crooked. Cf. {Camber}, {Camera}, {Comrade}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A retired room, esp. an… …

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  • 2 Chamber — may refer to: Chamber (comics), a Marvel Comics superhero associated with the X Men Chamber (firearms), the portion of the barrel or firing cylinder in which the cartridge is inserted prior to being fired Chambers (law), the rooms used by a… …

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  • 3 Chamber — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans X Men Alias Jonothon Jono Evan Starsmore, Decibel Activité(s) …

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  • 4 chamber — [chām′bər] n. [ME chambre < OFr chambre, cambre < LL camera, a chamber, room (in L, a vault): see CAMERA] 1. a) a room in a house, esp. a bedroom b) a reception room in an official residence 2. [pl.] Brit. a suite of rooms used by one… …

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  • 5 Chamber TV — Launched 4 December 2001 Country Luxembourg Language French and Luxembourgish Website www.chd.lu Chamber TV is a Luxembourgian television channel that broadcasts coverage of the activities of th …

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  • 6 chamber — cham·ber n 1: a judge s office; specif: the private office where a judge carries on business other than court sessions (as conferences or signing papers) usu. used in pl. four other judges met in my chambers R. H. Bork a hearing in chambers 2 a:… …

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  • 7 Chamber — Cham ber, v. t. 1. To shut up, as in a chamber. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Chamber TV — Création 4 décembre 2001 Propriétaire Chambre des députés luxembourgeois Langue Luxembourgeois Pays …

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  • 9 chamber — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. chambre room, chamber (11c.), from L.L. camera a chamber, room (see CAMERA (Cf. camera)). 1789, from Chamber music (1789) was meant to be performed in private rooms instead of public halls …

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  • 10 Chamber TV — Senderlogo Logo der Chamber Allgemeine Informationen Empfang: Kabel Satellit Länder …

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  • 11 chamber — ► 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. 4) literary or archaic a private room, especially a bedroom. 5) an enclosed space or… …

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  • 12 Chamber — Cham ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chambering}.] 1. To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers. [1913 Webster] 2. To be lascivious. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 chamber(s) — n. 1 The office of a judge. 2 Any location where a judge conducts official business when court is not in session. See also in camera. We …

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  • 14 chamber — [n1] small compartment, room alcove, antechamber, apartment, bedchamber, bedroom, box, case, cavity, cell, chest, container, cubicle, enclosure, flat, hall, hollow, lodging, pocket, room, socket; concepts 448,494 chamber [n2] legislative body… …

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  • 15 chamber — *room, apartment …

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  • 16 chamber — [1] A pressure chamber used to vulcanize pre cured tread stock to the buffed casing. [2] A compartment which is basically empty or hollow. Also see climatic chamber combustion chamber exhaust chamber fireball combustion chamber float chamber gas… …

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  • 17 chamber — /chaym beuhr/, n. 1. a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, esp. a bedroom: She retired to her chamber. 2. a room in a palace or official residence. 3. the meeting hall of a legislative or other assembly. 4. chambers, Law. a. a place… …

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  • 18 chamber — 01. The mayor is in the council [chamber] right now. 02. My children loved to visit the [Chamber] of Horrors at the Wax Museum. 03. The mayor went to his [chambers] about an hour ago. 04. The diver had to spend time in a decompression [chamber]… …

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  • 19 chamber — [[t]tʃe͟ɪmbə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ chambers 1) N COUNT: usu supp N A chamber is a large room, especially one that is used for formal meetings. We are going to be in the council chamber every time he speaks. 2) N COUNT You can refer to a country s… …

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  • 20 chamber */*/ — UK [ˈtʃeɪmbə(r)] / US [ˈtʃeɪmbər] noun Word forms chamber : singular chamber plural chambers 1) [countable] a large room in a public building, especially one used for meetings the council chamber of Chiswick Town Hall a debating chamber a) an old …

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