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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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While the intensity field during the sparking event is normalized to account for these initial oscillations, in future endeavors the intensity of the beam before it enters the pressure chamber may also be recorded.
The procedure adopted for permeability test consisted of each sample being first mounted in the pressure chamber.
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.
35 cm inside diameter tubular pressure chamber from High Pressure Equipment Company was used to pressurize and collect the extrudate.
When it is ready to start the expansion, the pressure chamber is quickly connected to a low-pressure tank by a three-way valve.
Pressure is provided by placing the person in an above-normal pressure chamber, or hyperbaric oxygen chamber.
After the meat is sliced, sealed and packaged, it's placed in a TrueTaste pressure chamber, where it is surrounded by water that exerts up to 87,000 pounds of pressure per square inch.
Fire in a pressure chamber during advanced space training killed Senior Lieutenant Valentin Bondarenko early in 1961, and a tangled parachute during the Soyuz 1 reentry doomed Colonel-Engineer Vladimir Komarov in 1967.
An integral cast-in pressure chamber made from carbon steel or stainless steel contains the heating medium.
In these premises we also explain the famous pressure chamber test applied to the determination of the water potential of plants.
Each data point shown represents the outcome of a single experiment in one pressure chamber.