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1archaic(room)cámara feminine archaic
- Such considerations cannot be material to the consideration of a planning application and serve to make subsequent debate in the Council chamber or Committee room meaningless.
- About 200 people are expected to take part in the event, which will be held in the council chamber and committee rooms at City Hall.
- The celebration will be held in the council chamber, in the Public Hall, Lee Lane, next Thursday.
- Several other regions are currently in the process of setting up their own chambers, and public chambers have even appeared in some cities.
- Away from the Schuman roundabout, however, in the council chambers and cabinet rooms, something very significant happened to Europe last week.
- The move angered members in the chamber who wanted to debate demolition and public speakers who waited two hours and were not allowed to speak.
- But, rather like the public debate in the Assembly chambers, it did not have quite the same intensity.
- This means providing lifts, ramps and sufficient access into council rooms and chambers.
- More than 500 attended last year's sell-out dinner and more than 600 are now expected to attend what will be the biggest event in the regional chamber's history.
- There will also be security measures installed in the public chamber but I can't reveal exactly what those will be.
- Keith Joplin, chairman of the chamber, said the event aimed to help put the area on the map with the aid of its most famous culinary export.
- The barrier was erected to seal the main chamber from the public gallery.
- It was standing room only in council chambers where speakers, young and old, voiced their opposition to a liquor store opening in their neighbourhood.
- Also present in the council chamber were teenagers in favour of the skate park.
- The idea behind this is to isolate the sound levels within the defined space of the chamber, and block out any external sound interference.
- At the moment we have no proper chambers to meet dignitaries coming into the town.
- It followed a similar incident the day before, when members of the Highworth Festival Committee were meeting in the chamber.
- After the meeting, the farmers staged a placard demonstration from the park to the corporation's Ramdass Street chamber, where they met with officials.
- Due to the winch meet, the main chamber takes on a completely different atmosphere to normal.
- The commission is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow in the 15th floor chambers of the City Hall Annex downtown.
- Opposite the door was another, leading into the King's more private chambers - his bedroom, place of worship and relaxing room.
- The four knights were immediately recognised as royal courtiers and ushered into the Archbishop's private chambers.
- Then I went quickly to the king's chambers, escorted by the gentleman usher.
- Meet me in my chambers after supper, I need urgently to know about my sister.
- It was fairly early the next morning when the duke sent a messenger down to gather up the five and bring them back to his audience chamber to meet with him.
2.1(room)senate chamber — cámara del senado
2.2(body)cámara femininethe upper/lower chamber — la cámara alta/baja
- An officer had to crawl through the narrow space leading to the chamber.
- Trulli are centuries-old stone and masonry cottages built from cylindrical room-size chambers - each enclosed by conical stone roofs.
- Held together with large screws and lit by bare light bulbs, these cramped quarters conflate domestic spaces with torture chambers.
- Mackenzie eyed one of the torches spaced around the chamber.
- The heat nowhere near approaches the heat needed to melt lead, even in the enclosed chamber.
- Egyptologists say unlike treasures discovered in burial chambers in the Valley of the Kings at Luxor, no such trove has ever been found inside the three great Pyramids of Giza.
- Finally, it is the day Carter has been waiting for all his life and he is delighted when he can officially open the burial chamber of Tutankhamun.
- Each Melibe was suspended by hooks from its dorsal integument in a chamber continuously perfused with natural seawater.
- Both parents help build the burrow and nest chamber, which is lined with leaves, twigs, and pebbles.
- A weaver bird uses its own body as a template as it builds the hemispherical egg chamber of its nest.
- Lethal injection is utilized in 35 states and the gas chamber is used in 5 states.
- When installing gas fireplaces, water beaters and furnaces, select appliances with sealed combustion chambers.
- Supplemental oxygen or pressurized portable hyperbaric chambers should be used if descent is delayed.
- The slides were incubated for 30 min in a humidified chamber at room temperature.
- Since Dad smokes like a chimney stack, I suspect there's a big filtration unit or one of those clean room transition chambers between his quarters and the main house.
- The centre provides a focal point for MS people offering a physiotherapy area, oxygen chamber, private meeting room and relaxing area for coffee mornings.
- Flowering dates of 15 plants kept in the nonheated greenhouse were compared to those of plants in the growth chambers.
- This year has heralded the completion of a four year project to upgrade a hypobaric chamber to meet Australian Standards.
- One feature of major taxonomic importance in the shell is the suture, which is the line along which the walls between the chambers meet the main shell wall.
- Without these core skills, the citizen journalist merely fills an echo chamber.
- The main turbine and generator chamber is one of the largest underground chambers excavated by man.
- Leaf-cutter ant colonies of many millions can excavate room-sized underground chambers in which they cultivate fungus gardens.
- His builders knew how to hew underground chambers without support, and they are still standing.
- Eventually all the characters and the audience are gathered together in the largest of the underground chambers, and the story comes to a head.
- Hope was rising last night that rescuers would soon break into the underground chamber where nine Pennsylvania coal miners have been trapped in a flooded mine shaft for almost four days.
- The end was an underground chamber situated in a place in the earth's crust where geo-thermal energy will generate sufficient energy to keep me super-cooled.
- The culprits entered, pulled open a grate to the underground chamber, but ignored Toscanini's coffin.
- An underground chamber can't be put on the back of a truck and moved out.
- The underground chambers, known as sewer overflows, act as safety valves for the sewer network.
- Back underground the now seasoned tunnel fighters quickly despatch a zombie and another ghoul and then pause for elevenses in an underground chamber.
- The underground chamber is actually a large cave, half-light reflecting off a channel of water in the centre of the cave.
- Underground chambers can still be seen here and it is possible that the Kali icon was originally housed in one of these, reached through the tunnels.
- The underground chamber has a 5m-high beehive-shaped ceiling and was probably a kind of temple.
- They were huddled in a small chamber several feet underground.
- In the time of the Merovingian kings, the Pont de l' Alma was an underground chamber.
- The tobacco, drying inside because sun-drying makes the smoke harsh, will be used in the kivas, or underground ceremonial chambers.
- Although the water is not recycled for other uses, it travels through underground chambers to be slowly reabsorbed into the ground.
- Who cleans and changes the torches in all of their photogenic underground chambers?
- The only light at the moment came from the hole above, but she switched on her flashlight and trained it on different parts of the underground chamber.
- Morpheus the Cold was meditating in his underground chamber.
4.1(of gun)recámara feminine
- The gun was of unusual design, with a series of explosive charges placed in side chambers extending obliquely from the barrel along its length, rather like the ribs on a fish-bone.
- The chambers and bore are free of rust and pitting.
- Cleaning the No.1 is a cinch because the chamber, bore and face of the breechblock are so accessible.
- The Boresnake is simple to use - drop the weighted pull cord from the chamber and through the bore.
- The bores and chambers are chrome plated for corrosion resistance, and are excellently finished.
- The action is sound and the bore and chambers appear to be in new condition.
- Looking down bores and chambers, into locking lug recesses, inside loading dies and brass cases, isn't for the faint-of-heart.
- The gauze mask is a good idea whenever you're brushing out chambers and bores.
- In the 15th century many guns were breech-loaders, the charge being packed in a chamber which was then slotted into the breech of the gun and held in place with wooden wedges.
- In a new tube, the mean factors affecting muzzle velocity are variations in the size of the powder chamber and the interior dimensions of the bore.
- After a few outings the firearm began to fail to eject the spent casing from the chamber.
- But it's a bit wider around and the casing chamber's more hollowed.
- Pulling the ejector rod forward permits the barrel assembly to be pivoted bringing the ejector rod into position with chambers and loading gale.
- The air is instantly full of bolts of energy as bot after bot leaps out of the chamber with weapons firing full bore.
- This leaves a good portion of that long neck fire formed to the chamber and helps in aligning the bullet with the bore.
- The bolt mass and the bullet weight work together to limit the amount the case is allowed to move out of the chamber while the bullet is still in the bore.
- When it arrived, I discovered that every other chamber was bored wrong and would not accept a round.
- A blow tube is a device used between shots during range work to soften the black powder fouling in the bore and chamber of the rifle.
- One of the faring pins is a different color so it is always easy to locate the empty chamber.
- The second combustion chamber has a reciprocating piston 15 mounted therein.
4.2Mechanicscámara femininecombustion chamber — cámara de combustión
5.1(for private hearing)the case will be heard in chambers — la vista será a puerta cerrada
5.2(in UK: barrister's office)bufete masculineestudio masculine Southern Cone
- If both prosecution and defence lawyers agree, the hearing can be held in the privacy of the judge's chambers, not in open court.
- Courts sit in chambers or in open court generally merely as a matter of administrative convenience.
- Suddenly the door leading from the judges' chambers were flung open without the usual ceremonies.
- The judge leaves the chambers and the court breaks for lunch.
- My wife & I got married in a judge's chambers in Santa Fe.
- This seems to have been his response to the creeping erosion of the square's residential character primarily by the spread of barristers' chambers.
- But try as they may the attractive, hard-faced young lawyers are little more than a side-show in this series about a fictional barristers' chambers in Leeds.
- The consumer may be king in a supermarket, but not in a barrister's chambers, an accountant's office, or a clinic.
- They're barristers' chambers where, effectively, barristers work.
- The road contains several leading barristers' chambers.
5.3(in US: judge's office)despacho del juez masculine