Chamber vs Saccule - What's the difference?

chamber | saccule |


As nouns the difference between chamber and saccule

is that chamber is the luxembourgish parliament (officially known by the french name of “chambre des ”) while saccule is (anatomy) the smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

chamber

Alternative forms

* chambre (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
  • * 1845, ,
  • Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
    Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
    While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
    As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
  • An enclosed space.
  • the chamber''' of a canal lock; the '''chamber''' of a furnace; the '''chamber of the eye
    A ''test chamber'' is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed.
  • (firearms) The portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge; each of the cylindrical compartments of a revolver that can hold a bullet
  • Dianne loaded a cartridge into the chamber of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.
  • One of the legislative bodies in a government where multiple such bodies exist, or a single such body in comparison to others.
  • The resolution, which speedily passed the Senate, was unable to gain a majority in the lower chamber .
  • A law office in a building housing several such offices, typically the office of a barrister in the United Kingdom or in the imagination of an African scammer.
  • (dated, in the plural) Apartments in a lodging house.
  • * Thackeray
  • a bachelor's life in chambers
  • (obsolete) A chamber pot.
  • (historical) A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades.
  • Derived terms

    * torture chamber

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To enclose in a room.
  • She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.
  • To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
  • * 1893 , Publications of the Scottish History Society (volume 14, page 64)
  • I chambered with Alexander Preston.
  • To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.
  • The hunter fired at the geese and missed, then shrugged his shoulders and chambered another cartridge.
  • To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.
  • The rifle was originally chambered for 9MM, but had since been modified for a larger, wildcat caliber.
  • In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy.
  • Bob chambered his fist for a blow, but Sheila struck first.
  • (obsolete) To be lascivious.
  • Anagrams

    *

    saccule

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
  • See also

    * utricle ----