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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* chambre (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From French _chambre_, from Latin _camera_, from Ancient Greek _καμάρα_ (kamára, “vaulted chamber”).

From French chambre, from Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, vaulted chamber).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪmbə(ɹ)/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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CHAMBER (_plural_ CHAMBERS) * A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room. * 1845, Edgar Allen Poe, _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 CHAMBER door. * An enclosed space. _the CHAMBER of a canal lock; the CHAMBER of a furnace; the CHAMBER of the eye_ _A_ test chamber _is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed._ * (firearms) The portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge; each of the cylindrical compartments of a revolver that can hold a bullet _Dianne loaded a cartridge into the CHAMBER 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 CHAMBER._ * A law office in a building housing several such offices, typically the office of a barrister in the United Kingdom or in the imagination of an African scammer. * (dated, in the plural) Apartments in a lodging house. * Thackeray a bachelor's life in CHAMBERS * (obsolete) A chamber pot. * (historical) A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades. TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * torture chamber RELATED TERMS * bubble chamber * chamberlain * chambermaid * chamber music * chamber of commerce * chamber pot * cloud chamber * in chambers * Wilson chamber

chamber (plural chambers)

  1. A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
  2. An enclosed space.
    the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye
    A test chamber is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed.
  3. (firearms) The portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge; each of the cylindrical compartments of a revolver that can hold a bullet
    Dianne loaded a cartridge into the chamber of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.
  4. 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 chamber.
  5. A law office in a building housing several such offices, typically the office of a barrister in the United Kingdom or in the imagination of an African scammer.
  6. (dated, in the plural) Apartments in a lodging house.
  7. (obsolete) A chamber pot.
  8. (historical) A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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CHAMBER (_third-person singular simple present_ CHAMBERS, _present participle_ CHAMBERING, _simple past and past participle_ CHAMBERED) * To enclose in a room. _She had CHAMBERED herself in her room, and wouldn't come out._ * To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers. * 1893, _Publications of the Scottish History Society_ (volume 14, page 64) I CHAMBERED with Alexander Preston. * 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._ * In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy. _Bob CHAMBERED his fist for a blow, but Sheila struck first._ * (obsolete) To be lascivious.

chamber (third-person singular simple present chambers, present participle chambering, simple past and past participle chambered)

  1. To enclose in a room.
    She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.
  2. To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy.
    Bob chambered his fist for a blow, but Sheila struck first.
  6. (obsolete) To be lascivious.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* chambre


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