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clean room

n.
A room that is maintained to be free of contaminants, such as dust or bacteria, used in laboratory work and in the production of precision parts for electronic or aerospace equipment. Also called white room.

clean′ room`


n.
a room in which contaminants such as dust are reduced to create a sterile or nearly sterile environment for biological or manufacturing procedures.
[1960–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clean room - a room that is virtually free of dust or bacteriaclean room - a room that is virtually free of dust or bacteria; used in laboratory work and in assembly or repair of precision equipment
laminar flow clean room - a clean room free of all extraneous particles; used in fabricating microprocessors
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
salle blanche

clean room

n (Ind) → Reinraum m
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