Meaning of CHAMBER in English

CHAMBER

noun a chamber pot.

2. chamber ·vi to be lascivious.

3. chamber ·vt to shut up, as in a chamber.

4. chamber ·noun apartments in a lodging house.

5. chamber ·vi to reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.

6. chamber ·vt to furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.

7. chamber ·noun a cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder.

8. chamber ·noun a retired room, ·esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.

9. chamber ·noun a hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.

10. chamber ·noun a legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the chamber of deputies; the chamber of commerce.

11. chamber ·noun 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.

12. chamber ·noun 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.

13. chamber ·noun a short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.

14. chamber ·noun 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.

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