ready room

noun

Definition of ready room 

: a room in which pilots or astronauts are briefed and await orders

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If there's no coffee in the ready room, someone gets yelled at. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, "Local boat builder helps rower reach his ambition: Cross the Pacific Ocean," 5 Jan. 2018 In the ready room, Christopher kept up a banter as Steve put a festive Christmas bow tie around his son’s neck and helped him don a jacket. Kathy Aney, The Seattle Times, "Teen overcomes blindness and autism with music," 23 Dec. 2017 After these duplicitous peace talks, Saru hails the captain in his ready room and reports Cornwell's fate. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, "Last Night's 'Star Trek: Discovery' Was a Fistful of Vulcan," 23 Oct. 2017 Take Captain Georgiou's (Michelle Yeoh) ready room, for instance. Chris E. Hayner, The Hollywood Reporter, "7 'Star Trek' Easter Eggs From the 'Discovery' Series Premiere," 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of ready room

1941, in the meaning defined above

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