Definition of "chamber" []

  • A room in a house, especially a bedroom. (noun)
  • A room where a person of authority, rank, or importance receives visitors. (noun)
  • A room in which a judge may consult privately with attorneys or hear cases not taken into court. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A suite of rooms, especially one used by lawyers. (noun)
  • A hall for the meetings of a legislative or other assembly. (noun)
  • A meeting hall, esp one used for a legislative or judicial assembly (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A reception room or audience room in an official residence, palace, etc (noun)
  • A room in a private house, esp a bedroom (noun)
  • A legislative, deliberative, judicial, or administrative assembly (noun)
  • Any of the houses of a legislature (noun)
  • An enclosed space; compartment; cavity (noun)
  • The space between two gates of the locks of a canal, dry dock, etc (noun)
  • An enclosure for a cartridge in the cylinder of a revolver or for a shell in the breech of a cannon (noun)
  • A place where the money of a government, corporation, etc, was stored; treasury (noun)
  • The freezing room in an abattoir (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or suitable for chamber music (noun)
  • To put in or provide with a chamber (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "chamber" in a sentence
  • "I have private access to the house -- to your sister's chamber -- _her chamber_ -- mark you that!"
  • "That way neither chamber is attesting it agrees with what it does not, in fact, agree with, and only one bill is enrolled (expressing the will of a majority of each chamber), and only one bill is presented to the president."
  • "The shattered debris collected in the chamber is then reused to make lights and other cool stuff, prolonging the life of the bottles that once held your brew."