A large room used for formal or public events
a debating chamber
A chamber or vessel containing air; specifically (a) (in a pump or other hydraulic machine) a receptacle containing air, acting to maintain constant pressure upon the water; (b) a chamber or cavity filled with air in a boat, airship, etc., to provide or assist buoyancy.
A gaseous mixture produced when sulphuric acid is made by the lead-chamber process (now rare).
Urine, especially as used domestically or agriculturally, typically for a purpose such as washing, the preparation of crops, or the care of horses.
A man responsible for the care of the bedrooms of a house or hotel; compare chambermaid.
A style of popular music which incorporates elements of classical music, especially by utilizing string and wind instruments.
A set of ceramic articles for use in a bedroom, typically including a pitcher, chamber pot, and wash basin.
The cavity of the inner ear or middle ear; also in extended use.
A heated compartment or piece of apparatus, especially one which forms part of an oven, foundry, etc.
A compartment containing, or cooled by, ice; a refrigerating or freezing chamber.
= ionization chamber.
The space between the pit membrane and the overarching secondary cell wall of a bordered pit.
The Senate chamber of the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa (which is decorated in red); the Senate itself.
A bowl kept in a bedroom and used as a toilet at night
An airtight room that can be filled with poisonous gas to kill people or animals, associated particularly with Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War
A chamber at the base of an apparatus; especially an oil reservoir beneath the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.
(In a shelled cephalopod mollusc) the outermost and largest chamber of the shell, which (in life) is occupied by the body of the animal.
The area inside a cell, especially a plant cell, defined by the cell membrane or wall.
Sulphuric acid produced by the lead chamber process.
A fossil impression formed from a chamber in the body or shell of an organism.
A personal attendant, a valet.
A small group of singers, typically one which performs without instrumental accompaniment.
A tapered passage connecting the chamber and bore of a shotgun.
The floor of a chamber.
A gauge used to check the size of a chamber of a gun or other piece of ordnance.
Sexual indulgence; wanton behaviour.
A male personal attendant, a valet.
= chamber ensemble.
A piece of exercise equipment which simulates the motion of horse riding, typically consisting of a sprung chair on which the user sits and bounces up and down.
Music which combines elements of chamber music and jazz.
A kiln comprising a number of chambers arranged in series, sometimes arranged that the fire can be moved to each compartment in turn.
An opera written for and performed by a small number of singers and musicians, and therefore suited to a relatively intimate venue.
A standard of pitch formerly in widespread use, especially in performing chamber music.
A chambered tomb.
The work of a chambermaid. Now historical.
A special compartment or piece of apparatus which is kept cool or contains cool air; compare hot chamber.
A room in which a person is dying or has died, or is placed after dying.
The chamber in a reverberatory furnace in which iron is worked.
A woman's private room or bedroom.
A chamber in which microscopic specimens may be kept moist.
The pulp cavity of the crown of a tooth.
A chamber in which natural rainfall can be simulated, chiefly for purposes of research.
A room used for changing into or for storing official robes.
A chamber in which conditions in space or in a spacecraft can be simulated.
Instrumental music played by a small ensemble, with one player to a part, the most important form being the string quartet
A movable pipe organ for playing in a small concert hall, chapel, or private house
A device containing air or gas supersaturated with water vapour, used to detect charged particles, X-rays, and gamma rays by the condensation trails which they produce