Big Room

Big Room

(jargon, humour)
The extremely large room with the blue ceiling and intensely bright light (during the day) or black ceiling with lots of tiny night-lights (during the night) found outside all computer installations. "He can't come to the phone right now, he's somewhere out in the Big Room."
References in classic literature ?
She gave him at the same time a cloak made of copper, and led him to a big room where several young he-dragons and she-dragons were dancing together.
There stands his house--been empty ever since; a log house, with a plank roof--just one big room, and no more; no ceiling--nothing between the rafters and the floor.
But before the mazurka, when they were beginning to rearrange the chairs and a few couples moved out of the smaller rooms into the big room, a moment of despair and horror came for Kitty.
He opened the door wide, and the party marched into a big room, which, Dorothy thought, looked quite unlike a king's palace.
And so he was content, with Dede at his side, to watch the procession of the days and seasons from the farm-house perched on the canon-lip; to ride through crisp frosty mornings or under burning summer suns; and to shelter in the big room where blazed the logs in the fireplace he had built, while outside the world shuddered and struggled in the storm-clasp of a southeaster.
Out in the library--the big room where the telephone is, you know--you will find a carved box on the lower shelf of the big case with glass doors in the corner not far from the fireplace.
He generally lives on the first floor of the donjon, a big room that once served for an oratory.
So they passed through the Palace Gates and were led into a big room with a green carpet and lovely green furniture set with emeralds.
It was just after eleven, and the big room was fairly full, though the rush had not yet set in.
The hardship of the cramped crate began after Michael had been carried into a big room above the stage and deposited with nearly a score of similarly crated dogs.
We all got in a big room in the hotel, and lit up some candles, and fetched in the new couple.
It was a big room with ancient, handsome furniture in it.