Associations to the word «Chamber»


CHAMBER, noun. A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
CHAMBER, noun. An enclosed space.
CHAMBER, noun. (firearms) The portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge; each of the cylindrical compartments of a revolver that can hold a bullet
CHAMBER, noun. One of the legislative bodies in a government where multiple such bodies exist, or a single such body in comparison to others.
CHAMBER, noun. A law office in a building housing several such offices, typically the office of a barrister in the United Kingdom or in the imagination of an African scammer.
CHAMBER, noun. (dated) (in the plural) Apartments in a lodging house.
CHAMBER, noun. (obsolete) A chamber pot.
CHAMBER, noun. (historical) A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades.
CHAMBER, verb. To enclose in a room.
CHAMBER, verb. To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
CHAMBER, verb. To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.
CHAMBER, verb. To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.
CHAMBER, verb. In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy.
CHAMBER, verb. (obsolete) To be lascivious.
CHAMBER ENSEMBLE, noun. A musical ensemble of modest size, to play chamber music; can be more specifically named after its number (from duo to nonet) and/or type(s) (e.g. wood, brass, strings) of instruments.
CHAMBER ENSEMBLES, noun. Plural of chamber ensemble
CHAMBER MUSIC, noun. (music) A genre of classical music written for a small group of instruments
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, noun. (business) an association of businesses to promote their interests in a community
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, noun. An orchestra of modest size, to play chamber music, yet larger than the various chamber ensembles named after their number of instruments (from duo to nonet)
CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS, noun. Plural of chamber orchestra
CHAMBER ORGAN, noun. (music) a small pipe organ of a type suitable for domestic use as opposed to in a church or concert hall
CHAMBER POT, noun. A bowl kept in a bedroom to serve as a temporary toilet.
CHAMBER POTS, noun. Plural of chamber pot

Dictionary definition

CHAMBER, noun. A natural or artificial enclosed space.
CHAMBER, noun. An enclosed volume in the body; "the chambers of his heart were healthy".
CHAMBER, noun. A room where a judge transacts business.
CHAMBER, noun. A deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly; "the upper chamber is the senate".
CHAMBER, noun. A room used primarily for sleeping.
CHAMBER, verb. Place in a chamber.

Wise words

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