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chamber

1. a reception room or audience room in an official residence, palace, etc.
2. 
a. a legislative, deliberative, judicial, or administrative assembly
b. any of the houses of a legislature
3. the space between two gates of the locks of a canal, dry dock, etc.
4. Obsolete a place where the money of a government, corporation, etc., was stored; treasury

Chamber

A room used for private living, conversation, consultation or deliberation, in contrast to more public and formal activities.

Chamber

 

(or breast), in mining, a relatively short mine working with a large cross section. The dimensions and the characteristics of location, construction, and operation of chambers are determined by their purpose.

The term “chamber” includes workings used for the place-ment of equipment and special shaft or mine services (an under-ground electric power substation, pumphouse, catch basin, electric locomotive depot, control room, medical station, orwaiting room), excavations for the mining of minerals by theunderground method, and special-purpose underground structures (underground engine rooms of hydroelectric power plants; subway concourses).


Chamber

 

(1) The name of representative bodies or constituent parts thereof. For example, in the USSR the Supreme Soviet of the USSR consists of two equal chambers, the Soviet of the Union and the Soviet of Nationalities.

(2) The name of certain state or public organizations and establishments—for example, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Book Chamber.

chamber

[′chām·bər]
(civil engineering)
The space in a canal lock between the upper and lower gates.
(graphic arts)
A sleeve or channel of a transparent film jacket.
(mining engineering)
The working place of a miner.
A body of ore with definite boundaries apparently filling a preexisting cavern.
(ordnance)
The part of the gun in which the charge is placed: in a revolver, the hole in the cylinder; in a cannon, the space between the obturator or breechblock and the forcing cone.

chamber

1. A room used for private living, conversation, consultation, or deliberation, in contrast to more public and formal activities. Also see bedroom, boudoir, cabinet, closet, den, parlor, solar, study.
2. A room for such use which has acquired public importance, e.g., the senate chamber, an audience chamber.
3. (Brit., pl.) A suite of rooms for private dwelling.
4. (pl.) A suite of rooms for deliberation and consultation (juristic).
5. A space equipped or designed for a special function, mechanical or technological, e.g., a torture chamber, a combustion chamber.
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7) As in mammals, the aqueous humor of birds is produced by the ciliary body and flows from the posterior to the anterior chamber via the pupil.
Other risk factors, such as anterior chamber involvement, massive choroidal invasion, and the presence of extensive vitreous seedlings, did not increase the risk of an adverse event.
A small male filaria was recovered from the anterior chamber of a human eye in Colombia (5).
The angle of the anterior chamber can be assessed by performing gonioscopy.
Case report of a tongue worm (Linguatula serrata) in the anterior chamber.
Diffuse anterior retinoblastoma presents in older children and may mimic uveitis because it presents as cells in the posterior compartment and anterior chamber without an obvious retinal mass.
Measurements of axial length (using partial coherence interferometry, Zeiss IOLMaster), anterior chamber depth, corneal topography, cycloplegic refraction and visual acuity are being performed at 6-month intervals.
In the clinical studies, the efficacy of ACUVAIL[TM] was defined as complete clearance of anterior chamber inflammation measured by summed inflammation score (SOIS) and ocular pain relief following cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation.
TF is a multiCaecomponent outcome based on chorioretinal or vascular lesions, best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), anterior chamber (AC) cell grade, and vitreous haze (VH) grade.
The Verisyse/Artisan phakic IOL is an iris claw-fixated anterior chamber (AC) IOL.

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