dead room


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Noun1.dead room - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremationdead room - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
crematorium, crematory - a mortuary where corpses are cremated
funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral home, funeral parlor, funeral parlour, funeral-residence - a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
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I'd like to say that we're a bigger presence than that, but sometimes a dead room is a dead room.
Her most prescient and visionary characters are those who retreat from the world and its languages and communicate in other ways, perhaps most famously Daphne singing from the dead room in Owls Do Cry, or the room behind the eyes, the 'New View' that Malfred Signal is always trying to reach in A State of Siege.
A local doctor who had made use of the room for storage prior to the renovations taking place confirmed that it had always been known as The Dead Room.