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 (wôrd′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
1. The common recreation area and dining room for the commissioned officers on a warship.
2. The commissioned officers on a warship.

[Originally, a room on a ship used as a wardrobe and storeroom for valuables : ward + room.]


(ˈwɔːdˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
1. (Nautical Terms) the quarters assigned to the officers (except the captain) of a warship
2. (Nautical Terms) the officers of a warship collectively, excepting the captain


(ˈwɔrdˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

1. (on a warship) the area serving as living and dining quarters and lounge for all commissioned officers except the commanding officer.
2. such officers collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wardroom - military quarters for dining and recreation for officers of a warship (except the captain)
military quarters - living quarters for personnel on a military post
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"


[ˈwɔːdrʊm] N (Naut) → cámara f de oficiales


[ˈwɔːdˌrʊm] n (Naut) → quadrato (di poppa)
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