smoking room


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smoking room

n.
A room, as in a hotel or private club, set aside for smokers.
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smoking room

or esp Brit

smoke room

n
(Brewing) a room, esp in a hotel or club, for those who wish to smoke
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Noun1.smoking room - room in a hotel or club set apart for smokerssmoking room - room in a hotel or club set apart for smokers
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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References in classic literature ?
"The contingency being?" the captain asked, tearing open the envelope and moving a little nearer the electric light which shone out from the smoking room.
Dr Lee was also reported proposing the closure of Parliament's smoking room next month, in a bid to turn the entire law-making House a smoke-free zone.
She said the hospital used to have a smoking room years ago.
Being addicted to cigarettes I have had a little bit pleasure in the company of people in the smoking room, where you can discuss problems and have the odd joke.
A WOMAN of 99 has died after she was burned in a fire in the smoking room of her care home.
Smoking room bans already exist in Geneva and seven other Swiss states, known as cantons.
The policy will restrict smokers to the smoking room in the student centre.
Between 1870 and 1880, the smoking room emerged as a male retreat for social activities, while the saloon continued as a common, if now more genteel, social gathering place.
That gave my friend the courage to pull out a cigarette -- and just as I'd started protesting that I didn't want to go out in the cold and give her company till she'd had her last drag, I was told that the poky restaurant had a smoking room. The only smoking room that I'd seen before this one was at Nero, the bar at Le Meridien, which has been built at a considerable investment because it required alterations in the positioning of exhausts.
One of the changes the group supports is the adoption of the Spanish model - where venues with limited floor space can choose to be smoking or non-smoking, but venues larger than 100 square metres can have a designated, fully-partitioned, smoking room. They are also proposing smoking of tobacco be allowed in venues that can ensure an agreed level of ventilation and air quality.
Today the Sunday Mercury reveals that callous care home chiefs are trying to ban a smoking room for terminally ill patients.