clean room

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noun \ˈklēn-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of clean room

  1. :  a room for the manufacture or assembly of objects (such as precision parts) that is maintained at a high level of cleanliness by special means

Examples of clean room in a Sentence

  1. The microchips are manufactured in a clean room.

1961

First Known Use of clean room

1961


CLEAN ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

clean room

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noun \ˈklēn-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of clean room for English Language Learners

  • : a room that is kept extremely clean so that certain products can be made in it


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