Definitions

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  • noun 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

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From the clean + room

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Ten things I've done that you probably haven't

  • 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

  • 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...

    Ten things I've done that you probably haven't

  • 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.

    NHS looks to industry for new technology to beat hospital bugs

  • 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

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