• (noun): A space that is or may be occupied: That easy chair takes up too much room.
  • (noun): An area separated by walls or partitions from other similar parts of the structure or building in which it is located: the first room on the left; an unpainted room.
  • (noun): The people present in such an area: The whole room laughed.
  • (noun): Living quarters; lodgings.
  • (noun): Suitable opportunity; occasion.
  • (verb-intransitive): To occupy a room; lodge.

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  • (noun): the people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering"
  • (noun): opportunity for; "room for improvement"
  • (noun): space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
  • (noun): an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
  • (verb): live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"

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A room is any distinguishable space within a structure. Usually, a room is separated from other spaces or passageways by interior walls and windows 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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  • In some hospitals it is customary to transport the woman from the labour room to a specific “delivery room” at the onset of the second stage.

  • Upstairs were the bedrooms; “mother-and-father’s room” the largest; a smaller room for one or two sons, another for one or two daughters; each of these rooms containing a double bed, a “washstand, ” a “bureau, ” a wardrobe, a little table, a rocking-chair, and often a chair or two that had been slightly damaged downstairs, but not enough to justify either the expense of repair or decisive abandonment in the attic.

  • Still surveying the room, she moves here and there, and, her eyes lighting on the box of flowers, she goes to the door of_ VIDA'S _room and speaks to her.

  • ***duz teh kwazee kitteh mad dash frum room to room****

  • * doctors come running withh a bed and take nick to a room and joe selena and demi go to the waiting room*

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