Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A luncheonette.
  • noun A room in a facility, such as a school, in which lunches may be purchased or those brought from home may be eaten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a dining room (in a school, business, or other non-domestic facility) where lunch can be purchased.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A room reserved for eating food, especially at a business (lunch may or may not be served there).
  • noun A diner or restaurant that specializes in serving lunch.

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

  • noun a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased

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Examples

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  • He can do the work because he understands computer circuitry but can't climb the promotions ladder because he can't play politics around the water cooler or take part comfortably in lunchroom banter.

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  • Grade school and Junior High our lunchroom was the Gym, food was whatever you brought and for a cold drink you had a choice of Milk, Chocolate Milk or Juice.

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  • "I'd be pretty mad if we had to stay at school because I'd have to bring my lunch every day and eat in the little lunchroom, which is just a classroom that's pretty packed," said the

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  • In fact, the EPA estimates every child in school generates 67 pounds of garbage each school year at lunch and that the lunchroom is the highest generator of waste, second only to office paper -- an average school generating 9.5 tons of lunch waste each year.

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  • And the lunchroom is a good place for the dairy industry to pick up new customers.

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  • Executive Director of Public School Employees of Washington The Public School Employees of Washington is the union representing the non-teacher school employees, such as lunchroom cooks and bus drivers.

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  • Lindsey told Rep. Mary Moore, D-Birmingham, that some support personnel, such as lunchroom workers and janitors, could face layoffs.

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  • Lindsey told Rep. Mary Moore, D-Birmingham, that some support personnel, such as lunchroom workers and janitors, could face layoffs.

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