altitude chamber


Definition of altitude chamber

: a chamber having an interior that can be so controlled as to simulate the air pressure, humidity, and temperature encountered at various altitudes … her work as a lab technician testing soldiers in an altitude chamber for mountain combat …— Molly Miron, The Bemidji Pioneer, 10 Mar. 2010

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1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Altitude chamber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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