chamber

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/ SAMPA: /"tSeImb@(r)/
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Noun[change]

Singular
chamber

Plural
chambers

  1. (countable) A chamber is a room that is often used for sleeping.
    He went to his chamber to get some rest.
  2. (countable) A chamber is a legislative body in a government.
    The House of Representatives is the only chamber in the legislature of New Zealand.
  3. (countable) A chamber can be any enclosed space that holds something, such as where the bullets are stored in a gun.
    The chamber was empty so the gun did not fire.

Verb[change]

Plain form
chamber

Third-person singular
chambers

Past tense
chambered

Past participle
chambered

Present participle
chambering

  1. (transitive) To chamber something is to put it in a room or an enclosed space.
    The angry girl chambered herself in her room.