Definitions

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  • n. A room or environment that is controlled in such a way as to minimize airborne particulate matter, typically for the purpose of fabricating sensitive electronic or other devices.

Etymologies

From the clean + room (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Formal software engineering processes, such as cleanroom engineering, are gradually finding rigorous, provable methods for software development.

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  • Kroll's uses a cleanroom, advanced equipment and engineers steeped in data recovery to help you extract your treasures, says Jim Reinert, Kroll's vice president of data recovery and software products.

    Firm highlights the top data disasters

  • We will be starting a technology center in Kosovo this fall complete with a surface mount assembly line and microelectronics cleanroom to offer hands-on training and design experience to electrical engineering students.

    A Photographer’s Journal: Kosovo, Year 1 - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • There may be some sectors which prove to be a particularly good source of ideas - especially those which are highly regulated and have had to innovate to meet hygiene standards, or which may have developed ‘cleanroom’ technologies to provide the right conditions for manufacturing and processing.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • And when I tried to ignore it I forgot that it was a show going on and talked too loud so that the listeners outside the cleanroom walls could hear it, which gave me a very angry look from one of the organizers.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Our local lab has a cleanroom with transparent walls at the back, and we were asked to go in there and work and show what science looks like hmm, well, or something...

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Contingency procedures for a potential switch to a hybrid SI C&DH configuration that would use portions of its Side A and portions of its Side B were tested this morning in HST Program's Vehicle Electrical System Test VEST Facility, a high fidelity mock-up of Hubble that resides in a cleanroom at Goddard.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: October 2008 Archives

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    Horses Mouth February 14, 2007 1:30 PM

  • I am uncertain how you could sample coral under cleanroom conditions in order to reduce sample contamination.

    Pollack and Schrag at the NAS Panel « Climate Audit

  • Fresh from its fall to Earth last weekend, the Stardust sample return capsule has been opened in a cleanroom at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

    The Speculist: Better All The Time #28

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