clean room

\ ˈklēn-ˌrüm How to pronounce clean room (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

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

The microchips are manufactured in a clean room.
Recent Examples on the Web Impossible clean room, with the actors calling in from another country altogether. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 30 June 2021 And last year, the company added a new clean room with an investment from the Department of Defense. Evan Ramstad, Star Tribune, 1 June 2021 It will immediately be brought to a temporary clean room built on site so it can be analyzed for any volatile compounds like water that may have been contained in the sample. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, 4 Dec. 2020 Careful adjustments to collection and handling eventually fixed the problem: each snow sample was sealed in a polyethylene barrel, then transported to a clean room for melting and sieving. Sarah Derouin, Scientific American, 29 Apr. 2021 The six coolest, most unique Airbnb rentals, trailers, rooms and lodgings to stay in Fredericksburg right now Today’s adventuresome travelers want more in a place to stay than simply a clean room, a comfortable bed, hot showers and reliable WiFi. San Antonio Express-News, 5 Apr. 2021 The new facility came with offices and clean room space for laser manufacturing. oregonlive, 10 Mar. 2021 This clean room will allow the team to check the capsule and allow for degassing. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 5 Dec. 2020 The samples will be treated in a clean room at the Sagamihara facility to avoid any external impact. Mari Yamaguchi, USA TODAY, 9 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of clean room

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of clean room was in 1961

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12 Jul 2021

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“Clean room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of clean room

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

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