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See also rõõm, rom, Rom, and ROM

English

Etymology

Old English rūm.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
room

Plural
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  1. (countable) A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. syn. transl.
    He went to the next room.
  2. (uncountable) Space for something or to carry out an activity. syn. transl.
    Give me some room, I can't breathe.
  3. (uncountable) Opportunity or possibility to do something.
    This is good, but there is a lot of room for improvement.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The people in a room.
    The room was on its feet.
  5. (Internet, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A forum or chat room.
    Some users may not be able to access the AOL room.
  6. (Internet, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The basic unit of virtual space in interactive fiction.
    Each character is always in exactly one room.
  7. (caving, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage. syn.
  8. (sailing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The amount of open water needed for a boat to complete a maneuver in proper fashion.

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Verb

Infinitive
to room

Third person singular
rooms

Simple past
roomed

Past participle
roomed

Present participle
rooming

to room (third-person singular simple present rooms, present participle rooming, simple past and past participle roomed)
  1. To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.
    Doctor Watson roomed with Sherlock Holmes at Baker Street.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

room m.

  1. cream (of milk)

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