1 a natural or artificial enclosed space
2 an enclosed volume (as the aqueous chamber of the eyeball or the chambers of the heart)
3 a room where a judge transacts business
4 a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly; "the upper chamber is the senate"
5 a room used primarily for sleeping [syn: bedroom, sleeping room, bedchamber] v : place in a chamber
- /tʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ /tSeImb@(r)/ a UK
- A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
- An enclosed space. For example, a test chamber is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed.
- In a firearm, this
is the portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and
during initiation of) its discharge.
- Dianne loaded a cartridge into the chamber of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.
- One of the legislative bodies in a
multiple such bodies exist, or a single such body in comparison to
- The resolution, which speedily passed the Senate, was unable to gain a majority in the lower chamber.
- Chinese: 房間, 房间 (fáng jiān)
- Esperanto: dormoĉambro
- Finnish: makuuhuone, kamari
- French: chambre, pièce
- German: Raum, Schlafzimmer, Zimmer, Kammer, : Gemach, Schlafgemach
- Greek: κρεβατοκάμαρα [kre̞vato̞ˈkama̞ˌra] , υπνοδωμάτιο [ipno̞ðo̞ˈmatiˌo̞] , κάμαρα [ˈkamaˌra] , κάμαρα [ˈkama̞ˌra] , κάμαρη [ˈkamaˌri] , δωμάτιο [ðo̞ˈmatiˌo̞] , θάλαμος [ˈθalaˌmo̞s] , κοιτώνας [ciˈto̞nas]
- Hungarian: hálószoba
- Italian: camera , camera da letto
- Japanese: (, shinshitsu), (, heya)
- Latin: camera, cubiculum
- Portuguese: câmara, quarto
- Russian: комната (kómnata) , спальня (spál'n'a) bedroom
- Spanish: cámara
- Chinese: 室內, 室內 (shì nèi)
- Czech: komora
- Esperanto: ĉambro, kamero
- Finnish: kammio
- French: chambre, salle
- German: Zimmer, Kammer
- Greek: δωμάτιο [ðo̞ˈmatiˌo̞] , θάλαμος [ˈθalaˌmo̞s] , εντευκτήριο [e̞(n)de̞fˈktiriˌo̞] , αίθουσα [ˈe̞θuˌsa]
- Hungarian: kamra
- Portuguese: câmara
- Russian: камера
- Spanish: cámara
part of a firearm holding the round before firing
- To enclose in a
- She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.
- To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.
- The hunter fired at the geese and missed, then shrugged his shoulders and chambered another cartridge.
- To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.
- The rifle was originally chambered for 9MM, but had since been modified for a larger, wildcat caliber.
Chamber may refer to:
It may also refer to:
- Chambers of commerce, a business network with local, regional, national, international and bi-lateral Chambers
- List of employer associations and other business organizations
- Chambers of parliament, in politics
- Chamber music, a form of classical music, written for a small group of instruments which traditionally could be accommodated in a palace chamber
- Combustion chamber, part of an engine in which fuel is burned
The Chamber may also refer to:
- lookfrom Chamber
chamber in German: Chamber
chamber in Spanish: Cámara
chamber in French: Chambre
chamber in Galician: Cámara
chamber in Italian: Camera
chamber in Portuguese: Câmara
chamber in Russian: Палата
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