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waiting room

n.
A room, as in a railroad station or physician's office, for the use of people waiting.

waiting room

n
(Building) a room in which people may wait, as at a railway station, doctor's or dentist's office, etc

wait′ing room`


n.
a room for the use of persons waiting, as in a railroad station or a physician's office.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waiting room - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can waitwaiting room - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
cloakroom - a private lounge off of a legislative chamber
departure lounge - lounge where passengers can await departure
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations
čekárna
venteværelse
odotushuone
čekaonica
待合室
대기실
čakalnica
väntrum
ห้องที่ใช้นั่งรอ
phòng chờ

waiting room

nsala d'attesa or d'aspetto

waiting room

غُرْفُةُ انِتْظَار čekárna venteværelse Wartezimmer αίθουσα αναμονής sala de espera odotushuone salle d’attente čekaonica sala d’attesa 待合室 대기실 wachtkamer venterom poczekalnia sala de espera зал ожидания väntrum ห้องที่ใช้นั่งรอ bekleme odası phòng chờ 等候室
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When I got there I found the waiting rooms full of people, and my heart began to sink, for I feared there would not be much chance of my seeing the President that day, if at all.
But till then he had had nothing to do with the law courts, and so had disapproved of their publicity simply in theory; now his disapprobation was strengthened by the unpleasant impression made on him in the lawyer's waiting room.
Within the little waiting room, but a bare moment before, a confession of love and a renunciation had taken place that had blighted the lives and happiness of two of the party, but William Cecil Clayton, Lord Greystoke, was not one of them.
As Clayton stooped to pick up his coat in the waiting room his eyes fell on a telegraph blank lying face down upon the floor.
He gathered up the papers and with a bow to both, stepped softly over the carpet and went out into the waiting room.
He placed his letter in the hands of the usher on duty, who led him into the waiting room and passed on into the interior of the palace.
The doctor's clothes indeed were as shabby as his waiting room, and he sat where the sunlight was merciless.
The stranger was left in a handsomely furnished waiting room while the soldier went to announce him.
You cannot pass into the waiting room of the depot till you have secured your ticket, and you cannot pass from its only exit till the train is at its threshold to receive you.
That evening in the little waiting room at the station Tarzan caught Jane alone for a moment.
I asked her to go into the ladies' waiting room, but she informed me gravely that she preferred to stay outside.
Now, mark you, Ettie, it will be just a word to you, and when it reaches you, you will drop everything and come right down to the waiting room at the depot and stay there till I come for you.