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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A room or enclosure with acoustically reflective walls used in broadcasting and recording to produce echoes or similar sound effects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A room or other enclosed space that is highly conducive to the production of echoes, particularly one that has been designed and built for this purpose.
  • n. In music production, a sound effect that may be applied to live or recorded sounds through a sound editing process, which creates the impression that the sounds originated in an enclosed space which was conducive to echoes.
  • n. An insular communication space that is of no interest to outsiders or refuses their input.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A room with walls that resonate sound, producing audible echoes; it is used especially to create special sound effects in recording music.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an enclosed space for producing reverberation of a sound

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