room

(redirected from smoke-filled room)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
In Derek's day, for example, firefighters had cork helmets and were always dressed in black, which, as he said, was a bit of nonsense when you think about it, when it was important to identify the whereabouts of colleagues operating in dark, smoke-filled rooms.
The portable camera will be able to provide crisp images of smoke-filled rooms and other places where no light exists.
Watching Late Night Poker with under-the-table cameras, in a smoke-filled room with Jesse May's atmospheric commentary, got me hooked.
But the truth was that she arrived home to find her daughter in a smoke-filled room covered in soot, Tim Green, prosecuting, told the court.
The hotel is internationally famous for its fable Smoke-filled Room.
I HAVE many memories of being in a smoke-filled room or pub, but on one of my trips back to Liverpool around five years ago I ended up in several pubs on a Saturday night.
The flames had started in a first-floor suite, and two elderly residents were trapped in the burning, smoke-filled room.
It is tempting to ask if this award was presented in a smoke-filled room, but it was actually folks like political consultant Joe Cerrell who helped bring the election process out into the open rather than leaving choices up to political bosses.
Although we hate to have to eat in a smoke-filled room, philosophically we didn't agree with the act despite the sensible arguments about it being a public health matter, an economic development matter and a matter of common sense.
Eugene went first, then contestants went into the green smoke-filled room one by one to see how long they lasted being prodded and played eerie music.
Once it's removed from the charger base, it activates a series of strobe lights spaced around the hydrant cap's rim and triggers a built-in siren, a pair of signals to aid rescuers in finding the child in a smoke-filled room.
When a building goes up in flames and people are trapped in a smoke-filled room, it takes courage and brute strength to get them out.