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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chambers, William Chambers, Sir William Chambersnoun

    English architect (1723-1796)


  1. chambersnoun

    A judge's private office.

  2. chambersnoun

    The rooms used by a barrister or to an association of barristers.


  1. chambers

    Chambers can be defined in several ways depending on the context: 1. Room or Space: A chamber can refer to a room or enclosed space used for specific purposes - like a bedroom or a debating chamber. 2. Legal Context: In legal terms, 'chambers' often refers to the private offices of a judge or a barrister. 3. Biological/Life Sciences: In biology, a chamber may refer to a compartment or cavity within a living organism – such as heart chambers. 4. Physics and Engineering: In physics and fields of engineering, a chamber could refer to a compartment designed to serve a specific purpose i.e., a combustion chamber in an engine. 5. Geology: In geographical terms, it could refer to a natural or man-made enclosed space, like caves or mines. 6. Governmental/Politics: In political terms, the 'chamber' often describes a body of a legislature, such as the Senate or House of Representatives within Congress. 7. Music: A 'chamber' can refer to a type of classical music ensemble, namely a Chamber Orchestra. These definitions, while different, all point towards an enclosed, defined space - whether that's literal (as in a room) or metaphorical (as in a collection of people or body of a legislature).


  1. Chambers

    Chambers was a BBC radio and television sitcom. It was written by barrister Clive Coleman and starred John Bird and Sarah Lancashire in both versions. The radio version was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in three series between 1996 and 1999, and the television version was broadcast on BBC One. The theme music was Dance with Mandolins from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. John Bird plays the lead role of John Fuller-Carp, a monstrously egotistical and avaricious barrister heading Forecourt Chambers. His colleagues are Hilary Tripping, a rather ineffectual young man, and Ruth Quirke, initially a rather militantly left wing feminist. After Lesley Sharp left the role after the first series and Sarah Lancashire took over, Ruth became more of comic neurotic, but many of the 'original' Ruth's harder characteristics were later given to the character who replaced her in the second run of the television series, Alex Kahn.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chambers

    Clear spaces between the riders, in those vessels which have floor and futtock riders.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chambers is ranked #326 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Chambers surname appeared 94,988 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 32 would have the surname Chambers.

    65.7% or 62,407 total occurrences were White.
    28.5% or 27,072 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 2,346 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 2,175 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 551 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 427 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chambers in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chambers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chambers in a Sentence

  1. Rob Portman:

    If White House decides to go ahead with the reconciliation approach, which is a way to get around working with Republicans, I think that would be not just a big mistake at this stage at the start of this administration, but irresponsible given what's happened with the Covid-19 package, we're willing to work with White House officials, and we said that on Sunday. We're willing to sit down and work out again, a proposal that is bipartisan that can be passed by both chambers that helps to expand on what we just passed.

  2. Meir Bulka:

    As a Jew who has lost so many relatives in the Holocaust, they looked like the showers that the Jews were forced to take before entering the gas chambers, all the Israelis felt this was very distasteful.

  3. David Jacobson:

    The Germans have taken this disease seriously since December. They are committed to transparency, testing and have devoted a huge amount of resources to track sources of what appears to be community spread so that the root cause of each chain can be found and those connected in any way can be warned, isolated, tested, etc., on March 3, the Italian government was still deciding if this was an Asian problem or something different. When an Italian Senator wore a face mask to the senate chambers, he was ridiculed.

  4. Don Corsini:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Chambers family, stan was a brilliant journalist and one of the best in the business.

  5. Oskar Groening:

    The capacity of the gas chambers and the capacity of the crematoria were quite limited. Someone said that 5,000 people were processed in 24 hours but I didn't verify this. I didn't know, for the sake of order we waited until train 1 was entirely processed and finished.

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    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    • A. confectionery
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