- a place where a judge hears matters not requiring action in open court.
- the private office of a judge.
- (in England) the quarters or rooms that lawyers use to consult with their clients, especially in the Inns of Court.
Origin of chamber
OTHER WORDS FROM chamberun·der·cham·ber, noun
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How to use chamber in a sentence
A conviction would require the support of two-thirds of senators in the evenly divided chamber.House impeachment managers emphasize the danger to Pence and other top officials in harrowing retelling of Jan. 6 attack|Amy Gardner, Karoun Demirjian, Felicia Sonmez, Paul Kane|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
That created a vivid contrast between the emotion inside the Senate chamber and many senators’ legalistic explanations outside it.Republican senators show emotion, but little evidence of changed minds|Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Two Republicans joined all of the chamber’s Democrats in voting for the bill.Virginia legislature votes to abolish the death penalty|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Steve King of Iowa made a series of offensive statements, Democrats who hold a narrow majority in the House chamber took matters into their own hands.Marjorie Taylor Greene and her crock-of-bile tears|Karen Tumulty|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
As Democrats settle into control of both chambers of Congress, signs of the party’s legislative priorities are starting to manifest.New antitrust reform bill charts one possible path for regulating big tech|Taylor Hatmaker|February 4, 2021|TechCrunch
This is the Mexico that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and most major U.S. corporations, are eager to call amigo.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As one walks from chamber to chamber, a number of things become abundantly clear.The Virgin Mary Lookbook|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Get a thrill, get off a lucky shot, take home a trophy, put it up in a secret chamber of our heart.McConaughey’s ‘Stand’—And Ours|James Poulos|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thus appointed Strauss to the post of president of the Reich Chamber of Music in 1933.Top Nazis And Their Complicated Relationship With Artists|William O’Connor|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then she went into a secret chamber where no one was allowed to enter.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.
The Princess was pale and thin; and, though dressed superbly, seemed fitter for her chamber.
By the last-mentioned staircase access is obtained by the general public to the Council Chamber.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Why, he ordered his chamber-maid to bring him some soap and warm water, that he might wash the sour krout off his hands.
It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.
British Dictionary definitions for chamber
- a legislative, deliberative, judicial, or administrative assembly
- any of the houses of a legislature