Definition of Chamber. Meaning of Chamber. Synonyms of Chamber

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Definition of Chamber

Chamber
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.
Chamber
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
Chamber Cham"ber, v. t. 1. To shut up, as in a chamber. --Shak. 2. To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.

Meaning of Chamber from wikipedia

- Chamber or the chamber may refer to: Chambers of commerce, a business network with local, regional, national, international and bi-lateral Chambers Chambers...
- In firearms, the chamber is the cavity at the back end of a breechloader's barrel or cylinder in which the cartridge is inserted before being fired. Rifles...
- Coal Chamber was an American nu metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1993. Prior to Coal Chamber, Dez Fafara and Meegs Rascón formed the band...
- An execution chamber, or death chamber, is a room or chamber in which a legal execution is carried out. Execution chambers are almost always inside the...
- A magma chamber is a large pool of liquid rock beneath the surface of the Earth. The molten rock, or magma, in such a chamber is under great pressure...
- A torture chamber is a room where torture is inflicted. The medieval torture chamber was windowless and often built underground, was lit by a few candles...
- A chamber of commerce (or board of trade) is a form of business network, for example, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the...
- A gas chamber is an apparatus for killing humans or other animals with gas, consisting of a sealed chamber into which a poisonous or asphyxiant gas is...
- The Chamber (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham. It is Grisham's fifth novel. In 1967, in Greenville, Mississippi, the...
- An anechoic chamber (an-echoic meaning "non-reflective, non-echoing, echo-free") is a room designed to completely absorb reflections of either sound or...
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