chambered

[ cheym-berd ]
/ ˈtʃeɪm bərd /

adjective

having compartmental chambers: a spiral chambered seashell.

Origin of chambered

1350–1400; Middle English. See chamber, -ed3

Related forms

un·cham·bered, adjective

Definition for chambered (2 of 2)

chamber

[ cheym-ber ]
/ ˈtʃeɪm bər /

noun

adjective

of, relating to, or performing chamber music: chamber players.

verb (used with object)

to put or enclose in, or as in, a chamber.
to provide with a chamber.

Origin of chamber

1175–1225; Middle English chambre < Old French < Latin camera, variant of camara vaulted room, vault < Greek kamára

Related forms

un·der·cham·ber, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chambered

chamber

/ (ˈtʃeɪmbə) /

noun

verb

(tr) to put in or provide with a chamber
See also chambers

Word Origin for chamber

C13: from Old French chambre, from Late Latin camera room, Latin: vault, from Greek kamara
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Medicine definitions for chambered

chamber

[ chāmbər ]

n.

A compartment or enclosed space.
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