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Definition of Chamber

Babylon English Dictionary

room (particularly a bedroom); office; meeting room; legislature; compartment
place in a chamber; assign a room to
Chamber Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To shut up, as in a chamber.
  
(v. t.)
To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
  
(v. i.)
To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
  
(v. i.)
To be lascivious.
  
(n.)
That part of the bore of a piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. when of different diameter from the rest of the bore; -- formerly, in guns, made smaller than the bore, but now larger, esp. in breech-loading guns.
  
(n.)
Apartments in a lodging house.
  
(n.)
A short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.
  
(n.)
A room or rooms where a lawyer transacts business; a room or rooms where a judge transacts such official business as may be done out of court.
  
(n.)
A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
  
(n.)
A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the Chamber of Deputies; the Chamber of Commerce.
  
(n.)
A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
  
(n.)
A compartment or cell; an inclosed space or cavity; as, the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye.
  
(n.)
A chamber pot.
  
(n.)
A cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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chamber
\cham"ber\ (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. chambered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. chambering.]
1. to reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
2. to be lascivious. [obs.]
chamber
\cham"ber\, v. t. 1. to shut up, as in a chamber.
2. to furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
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.] 1. a retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
2. pl. apartments in a lodging house. "a bachelor's life in chambers."
3. a hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
4. a legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the chamber of deputies; the chamber of commerce.
5. a compartment or cell; an inclosed space or cavity; as, the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye.
6. pl. (law.) a room or rooms where a lawyer transacts business; a room or rooms where a judge transacts such official business as may be done out of court.
7. a chamber pot. [colloq.]
8. (mil.) (a) that part of the bore of a piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. when of different diameter from the rest of the bore; -- formerly, in guns, made smaller than the bore, but now larger, esp. in breech-loading guns. (b) a cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder. (c) a short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.


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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
seomra, m.; rúm, m.
seomra, rum
English Phonetics

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Ystafell = n. a chamber, a room
Shakespeare Words
a species of great gun
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a natural or artificial enclosed space
(hypernym) enclosure
(hyponym) airlock, air lock
2. an enclosed volume (as the aqueous chamber of the eyeball or the chambers of the heart)
(hypernym) cavity, bodily cavity, cavum
(hyponym) ventricle, heart ventricle
3. a room where a judge transacts business
(hypernym) room
(hyponym) divan, diwan
4. a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly; "the upper chamber is the senate"
(hypernym) assembly
5. a room used primarily for sleeping
(synonym) bedroom, sleeping room, bedchamber
(hypernym) room
(hyponym) boudoir
(part-holonym) dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house

Verb
1. place in a chamber
(hypernym) house, put up, domiciliate
Chamber Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure
The hall in which the House of Commons or the Senate meets to conduct its business.
Under the authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons
Dream Dictionary
To find yourself in a beautiful and richly furnished chamber implies sudden fortune, either through legacies from unknown relatives or through speculation. For a young woman, it denotes that a wealthy stranger will offer her marriage and a fine establishment. If the chamber is plainly furnished, it denotes that a small competency and frugality will be her portion.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Chamber Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
A relatively large circular or ovoid pore with smooth walls and an outlet through channels or planar pores.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
: A relatively large circular or ovoid pore with smooth walls and an outlet through channels or planar pores.
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
A compartment which is basically empty or hollow. See combustion chamber and pre-combustion chamber .
CAVE AND KARST TERMINOLOGY
The largest order of cavity in a cave, with considerable width and length but not necessarily great height.
Chamber Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Chamber, chambers or the chamber may refer to:

In government and organizations
  • Chambers of commerce, a business network with local, regional, national, international and bi-lateral Chambers
  • Chambers of parliament, in politics

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Chamber Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
tvi-shal
English - Klingon
n. pa'
Chamber Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
"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 also "chambers within chambers" (1 Kings 22:25; 2 Kings 9:2). To enter into a chamber is used metaphorically of prayer and communion with God (Isa. 26:20). The "chambers of the south" (Job 9:9) are probably the constelations of the southern hemisphere. The "chambers of imagery", i.e., chambers painted with images, as used by Ezekiel (8:12), is an expression denoting the vision the prophet had of the abominations practised by the Jews in Jerusalem.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

(Genesis 43:30; 2 Samuel 18:33; Psalms 19:5; Daniel 6:10) The word chamber in these passages has much the same significance as with us, meaning the private rooms of the house-the guest chamber, as with us, meaning a room set apart for the accommodation of the visiting friend. (Mark 14:14,15; Luke 22:12) The upper chamber was used more particularly for the lodgment of strangers. (Acts 9:37)
  
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About