A room is any distinguishable space within a structure. Usually, a room is separated from other spaces or passageways by interior walls; moreover, it is separated from outdoor areas by an exterior wall, sometimes with a door. Historically the use of rooms dates at least to early Minoan cultures about 2200 BC, where excavations on Santorini, Greece at Akrotiri reveal clearly defined rooms within certain structures.
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... Ottomans can be used in other rooms besides the living room, different designs can be used in the bedroom, gaming room, family room and guest room ...
... They go to a hotel where she reserved a room, make love and go to see the speed metal band Powermad ... Later, back in the room, after making love again, Sailor and Lula finally decide to run away to California, breaking Sailor's parole ... with Bobby Peru (Willem Dafoe) in a feed store robbery, Lula waits for him in the hotel room, being sick and pining for better times ...
... The interaction between the loudspeakers and the room (room acoustics) plays an important part in sound quality ... are reflected from walls, floor and ceiling, and are affected by the contents of the room ... Room dimensions can create standing waves at particular (usually low) frequencies ...
... the conservation engineers discovered a previously unknown room ... The ground-floor room, about 1000 sq ... The ASI archaeologists tried to search the first floor area (that forms the ceiling of the room) for a trap door, but found nothing ...
... Unlike the present arrangement, the rooms of the McKay villa for entertaining, sleeping, and service were dispersed throughout the two floors of the structure, with the main parlour located on the ... Along the south front were a library, a dining room, and a boudoir, all with French doors opening onto a narrow balcony the dining room was served by three of these doors, one of ... is today the window of the Pauline Vanier Room ...
More definitions of "room":
- (noun): An area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling.
Example: "The rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
- (noun): Space for movement.
Example: "Room to pass"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
Synonyms: way, elbow room
- (noun): Opportunity for.
Example: "Room for improvement"
- (verb): Live and take one's meals at or in.
Famous quotes containing the word room:
“In the room the women come and go
Talking of Michelangelo.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“I am trembling:
I am suddenly charged with their language, these six strings,
Suddenly made to see they can declare
Nothing but harmony, and may not move
Without a happy stirring of the air
That builds within this room a second room....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Our chaotic economic situation has convinced so many of our young people that there is no room for them. They become uncertain and restless and morbid; they grab at false promises, embrace false gods and judge things by treacherous values. Their insecurity makes them believe that tomorrow doesnt matter and the ineffectualness of their lives makes them deny the ideals which we of an older generation acknowledged.”
—Hortense Odlum (1892?)