Chamber

Chamber may refer to:

  • Chamber (comics), a Marvel Comics superhero associated with the X-Men
  • Chamber (firearms), the portion of the barrel or firing cylinder in which the cartridge is inserted prior to being fired
  • Chambers (law), the rooms used by a barrister or to an association of barristers
  • A room inside a building
  • Great Chamber, the second most important room in a medieval or Tudor English castle, palace, mansion or manor house
  • Chambar, a town in Pakistan also spelt Chamber
  • Environment chamber used in testing
  • Chamber (TempTale), a USB Interface Plus Reader

It may also refer to:

  • Chambers of commerce, a business network with local, regional, national, international and bi-lateral Chambers
  • List of employer associations and other business organizations
  • Chambers of parliament, in politics
  • Chamber music, a form of classical music, written for a small group of instruments which traditionally could be accommodated in a palace chamber
  • Combustion chamber, part of an engine in which fuel is burned

The Chamber may also refer to:

  • The Chamber (game show), a short-lived game show on FOX
  • The Chamber (novel), a suspense novel by John Grisham
    • The Chamber (film), based on the novel

Famous quotes containing the word chamber:

    Where the heart is, there the muses, there the gods sojourn, and not in any geography of fame. Massachusetts, Connecticut River, and Boston Bay, you think paltry places, and the ear loves names of foreign and classic topography. But here we are; and, if we tarry a little, we may come to learn that here is best. See to it, only, that thyself is here;—and art and nature, hope and fate, friends, angels, and the Supreme Being, shall not absent from the chamber where thou sittest.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    But it is the same thing we are all seeing,
    Our world. Go after it,
    Go get it boy, says the man holding the stick.
    Eat, says the hunger, and we plunge blindly in again,
    Into the chamber behind the thought.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    My weary limbs are scarcely stretched for repose, before red dawn peeps into my chamber window, and the birds in the whispering leaves over the roof, apprise me by their sweetest notes that another day of toil awaits me. I arise, the harness is hastily adjusted and once more I step upon the tread-mill.
    —“E. B.,” U.S. farmer. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992)