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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Greening, The determination of saturation currents in free-air ionization chambers by extrapolation methods, Phys.
Two of the air-kerma standard chambers used in the comparison are parallel-plate free-air ionization chambers and the third standard is a variable volume cylindrical chamber.
Ritz, Design of free-air ionization chambers for the soft x ray region (20-100 kV), Radiology 73, 911-922 (1959).
The instrument most nearly suitable for exposure measurements of radiation from iodine-125 is the Ritz [2] free-air ionization chamber (FAC).