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Noun: chamber  cheym-bu(r)
  1. A natural or artificial enclosed space
  2. An enclosed volume in the body
    "the chambers of his heart were healthy"
  3. A room where a judge transacts business
  4. A deliberative, legislative, administrative or judicial assembly
    "the upper chamber is the senate"
  5. A room used primarily for sleeping
    - bedroom, sleeping room, sleeping accommodation, bedchamber
  6. The part of a firearm that holds the ammunition and charge
Verb: chamber  cheym-bu(r)
  1. Place in a chamber

Derived forms: chambering, chambered, chambers

Type of: assembly, bodily cavity, cavity, cavum, domiciliate, enclosure, house, put up, room

Part of: abode, domicil [rare], domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home

Encyclopedia: Chamber, John