- A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
- 1845, w:Edgar Allen Poe, Edgar Allen Poe, s:The Raven, The Raven,
- : Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my door.
- An enclosed space. For example, a test chamber is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed.
- In a firearm, this is the portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge.
- Dianne loaded a cartridge into the of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.
- One of the legislative bodies in a government where multiple such bodies exist, or a single such body in comparison to others.
- The resolution, which speedily passed the Senate, was unable to gain a majority in the lower .
- To enclose in a room.
Etymology: French chambre â Latin camera (chamber, room) â Greek (vaulted chamber).
- She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.
- To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.
- The hunter fired at the geese and missed, then shrugged his shoulders and chambered another cartridge.
- To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.
- The rifle was originally chambered for 9MM, but had since been modified for a larger, wildcat caliber.
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