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chamber

(Body), noun aggregation, assemblée, assembly, bench, bench of judges, board, body of judges, cabinet, caucus, collocation, committee, confederacy, conflux, congress, constituency, convocation, council, court, federation, forum, gathering, group, institute, judicial branch, judicial department, law-making body, lawmakers, league, legislative body, legislature, mass, meeting, members of the bar, panel, panel of judges, parliament, plenum, representatives, session, society, tribunal, union
Associated concepts: chamber of commerce

chamber

(Compartment), noun alcove, antechamber, anteroom, apartment, box, camera, cell, chambre, closet, court, cubicle, cubiculum, den, division, enclosure, hall, hold, hollow, hollow place, lodging, meeting hall, office, parlor, pars interior, partitioned space, reception room, room, salle, section, separate part, sitting room, stall, stateroom, thalamus
Associated concepts: chambers of the court, judicial chammers, legislative chambers
See also: agency, body, commission, committee, congress, panel, parley, session, staff, syndicate, union

CHAMBER. A room in a house.
     2. It was formerly hold that no freehold estate could be had in a chamber, but it was afterwards ruled otherwise. When a chamber belongs to one person, and the rest of the house with the land is owned by another the two estates are considered as two separate but adjoining dwelling house's. Co. Litt. 48, b; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; 4 Mass. 575; 6 N. H. Rep. 555; 9 Pick. R. 297; vide 3 Leon. 210; 3 Watts. R. 243.
     3. By chamber is also understood the place where an assembly is held; and, by the use of a figure, the assembly itself is called a chamber.

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In this work, adjusting the valve in the pressure chamber can generate the same upstream pressure for the orifice and capillary.
The level system (14, 15, 16) provides a three-times amplification developed by the pressure chamber, the real force that loads the roller bearing being determined with precision by the tens metric (17) and the afferent measuring devices.
An integral cast-in pressure chamber made from carbon steel or stainless steel contains the heating medium.
A device for pressure treatment of wood elements comprises a pressure chamber for accommodating the wood elements which are to be treated.
It utilizes a row high-speed rotating impeller that continually pressurizes and then allows for cavitrational pressure relief in meshed tings of pressure chamber.
A low pressure chamber simulates varying altitude and oxygen levels to teach students how different conditions affect their brain functions.
One need only place a bottle into the pressure chamber, insert the polyethylene tube into the bottle and secure the chamber.
Bedford built up a pressure chamber from a section of a ship cannon that could withstand pressure to 5000 psi.
The two-stage principle features an intermediate chamber with cooler between the suction and pressure chamber.
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Unlike the more traditional 'flash' pasteurisation technology which overcooks ingredients and impairs the delicate flavours, HPP allows products to be treated in their final packaging in a high pressure chamber which is flooded with cold water and pressurised for a short period.
York-Stephens said more in-depth testing will commence next month at a Texas pressure chamber, in which the 28-pound suit, capsule and related components can be tried out in conditions simulating the temperature and air pressure expected at the edge of space.