- a room in which members of an aircrew await their orders for takeoff.
Origin of ready room
An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Examples from the Web for ready room
And together they made their way to the Ready-Room on the hangar deck.
Alone in the ready-room was a soldier in the uniform of Abaria.Quest of the Golden Ape
The colonel paused for breath, and a mounting murmur of suppressed excitement ran its course about the Ready-Room.
The colonel stopped talking and let his eyes wander about the Ready-Room again.
All of you are to report to the Ready-Room, on the hangar deck, at five o'clock this afternoon.