clean room

noun \ ˈklēn-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \
|Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of clean room

: 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.

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First Known Use of clean room

1961

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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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