from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See clean room.
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- n. a room that is virtually free of dust or bacteria; used in laboratory work and in assembly or repair of precision equipment
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[encountered] [met] it countless times-the corpses brought to the nar - row white room of the Bellevue dead-house, the quiet, sheet-cov - ered forms on the hospital beds, the pitiful figures dead of filth and neglect and sometimes violence in the swarming tenement houses - but he could never see it with indifference.
Squeezing his eyes shut, he focused on the image of Lucien’s bowed head, his too-pale face, and shoved the white room with its steel hook down below.
Avery, Isabel, and Maeve wouldn’t hear of going back to their cabin without Charlotte and Mr. Ramsey, so all four girls navigated the hallways until they found the little white room with a plaque on the door reading ALOHA CRUISES INFIRMARY, DR.