What is room?

  • (verb): Live and take one's meals at or in.
    Synonyms: board
    See also — Additional definitions below

Room

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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National Library Of India - History - Discovery of Hidden Chamber
... the conservation engineers discovered a previously unknown room ... The ground-floor room, about 1000 sq ... tried to search the first floor area (that forms the ceiling of the room) for a trap door, but found nothing ...
Wild At Heart (film) - Plot
... 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 ... in a feed store robbery, Lula waits for him in the hotel room, being sick and pining for better times ...
Ottoman (furniture)
... 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 ...
Audiophile - Audio Playback Components
... The interaction between the loudspeakers and the room (room acoustics) plays an important part in sound quality ... walls, floor and ceiling, and are affected by the contents of the room ... Room dimensions can create standing waves at particular (usually low) frequencies ...
Rideau Hall - Architecture
... 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 ... 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 ... door originally opening from the boudoir is today the window of the Pauline Vanier Room ...

More definitions of "room":

  • (noun): The people who are present in a room.
    Example: "The whole room was cheering"
  • (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): Opportunity for.
    Example: "Room for improvement"
  • (noun): Space for movement.
    Example: "Room to pass"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
    Synonyms: way, elbow room

Famous quotes containing the word room:

    God damnit, why must all those journalists be such sticklers for detail? Why, they’d hold you to an accurate description of the first time you ever made love, expecting you to remember the color of the room and the shape of the windows.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    Eloquence, when at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection; but addressing itself entirely to the fancy or the affections, captivates the willing hearers, and subdues their understanding.
    David Hume (1711–1776)

    “When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one! There ought to be a book written about me, that there ought! And when I grow up, I’ll write one—but I’m grown up now,” she added in a sorrowful tone: “At least there’s no room to grow up any more here.”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)