If the batteries are not properly installed in the chamber of the remote control, it won't work.
There are four chambers in the human heart.
We waited for the senator outside the Senate chamber.
The U.S. legislature is separated into two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives. Verbchambered the lost hikers in the barn until the next morning
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Republicans see a lot more opportunity to win the chamber.—Isabella Murray, ABC News, 24 Nov. 2023 When Swezey offered up his home chamber in the 1950s, its use seemed somewhat practical.—Bill Gourgey, Popular Science, 23 Nov. 2023 Admission is free to chamber members bringing a new, unwrapped toy.—Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Nov. 2023 Traditionally, the first few bills filed in each chamber signal the agendas of each party’s leadership.—Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2023 Best Nightlife Fisher Center Located at Bard College, about 10 miles away, the Fisher Center hosts chamber, choral, and orchestral performances, as well as other arts programming and discussions.—Wendy O’Dea, Travel + Leisure, 21 Nov. 2023 The Liberty Advances Party has only a small block in each house of Congress, while the Peronist party has the largest group in each chamber.—David Unsworth, Fox News, 20 Nov. 2023 Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP The Senate election in the Buckeye State next year is one of the key races the GOP has been focusing on in its bid to retake control of the upper chamber of Congress.—Jack Birle, Washington Examiner, 16 Nov. 2023 The judge was supposed to invite him to her chambers for a personal meeting.—Anna Deavere Smith, The Atlantic, 13 Nov. 2023
The rifle is chambered for seven popular cartridges.—Mike Dickerson, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 Depending on the chambering, the rifle weighs 6.2 to 6.4 pounds.—Mike Dickerson, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 It was chambered in the new M14 U.S. Service Rifle in 1957 and saw duty in Korea and Vietnam, with soldiers undoubtedly appreciating its lighter recoil.—Ron Spomer, Outdoor Life, 5 July 2023 Bang sticks, most of which are chambered for .357 or .44 Magnum cartridges, are also popular, and mandatory in some states.—Will Brantley, Field & Stream, 1 June 2023 Magnum revolver bullet will not fit in a Glock pistol chambered in .357 SIG.—Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 15 Apr. 2023 The lever-action M1895 Winchester was the first commercial rifle ever chambered for .30/06.—Ron Spomer, Outdoor Life, 11 Apr. 2023 But some semiautos chambered for 3 1/2-inch shells struggle to cycle very light loads used for dove hunting and target shooting.—Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2023 Access to the memorial, including the steps and chamber with the statue of Abraham Lincoln, will remain open to the public during the construction.—Louis Casiano, Fox News, 21 Feb. 2023
And what sort of legislative horse trading will have to happen to make the always-complex inter-chamber politics between the House and Senate work?—Brian Amaral, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Apr. 2023 Brennan immediately dictated a note, and a terse exchange of letters on the afternoon of March 27, 1978, sent to the entire conference—all justices receiving a copy—may mark a low point in the history of intra-chamber correspondence at the Supreme Court.—J.c. Hallman, The New Republic, 11 June 2020 With less than a week and a half left in the legislative session, bills to crack down on police officers with histories of misconduct have been caught in the crosshairs of inter-chamber tensions and are in danger of not passing.—James Barragán, San Antonio Express-News, 21 May 2021 One of those plugs incorporates a passive pre-chamber ignition system.—Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 9 Sep. 2020 If there is any doubt of this technology's value, know that Formula 1 engines use pre-chamber ignition.—Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 9 Sep. 2020 Maserati has employed a dual-spark-plug configuration with an innovative pre-chamber combustion system integrated into the cylinder heads.—David Beard, Car and Driver, 2 July 2020 See More
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Middle English chambre, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin camera, from Latin, arched roof, from Greek kamara vault