1. A room or compartment (gas chamber).
2. A legislative or judicial body or other deliberative assembly (chamber of commerce).
3. The hall or room where such a body conducts business (the senate chamber). ¡ª chamber, adj.
judge’s chamber. (usu. pl.)
1. The private room or office of a judge.
2. Any place where a judge transacts official business when not holding a session of the court. See IN CAMERA. [Cases: Judges 27. C.J.S. Judges ¡ì 58.]
lower chamber. In a bicameral legislature, the larger of the two legislative bodies, such as the House of Repre-sentatives or the House of Commons. [Cases: States 26. C.J.S. States ¡ì 40.]
Star Chamber. See STAR CHAMBER.
upper chamber. In a bicameral legislature, the smaller of the two legislative bodies, such as the Senate or the House of Lords.
chamber, vb. Slang. (Of a judge) to sit in one’s chambers at a given location ( Chief Judge Kaye chambers sometimes in New York City and sometimes in Albany).
How do Chinese lawyers translate the term CHAMBER?