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strong room

or strong·room  (strông′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A strongly built fireproof room designed for the safekeeping of money or valuables.

strongroom

(ˈstrɒŋˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Building) a specially designed room in which valuables are locked for safety

strong•room

(ˈstrɔŋˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈstrɒŋ-)

n.
a fireproof, burglarproof room in which valuables are kept.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strongroom - a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept
storage room, storeroom, stowage - a room in which things are stored
bank vault, vault - a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
غُرْفَةٌ مَنيعَه
pancéřová komora
boksrum
öryggisgeymsla
pancierová komora
kasa dairesi

strongroom

[ˈstrɒŋrʊm] Ncámara f acorazada

strongroom

[ˈstrɒŋruːm] nchambre f fortestrong-willed [ˌstrɒŋˈwɪld] adjd'une grande force de volonté

strongroom

[ˈstrɒŋˌrʊm] ncamera blindata

strong

(stroŋ) adjective
1. firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc. strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.
2. very noticeable; very intense. a strong colour; a strong smell.
3. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient. strong tea.
4. (of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount. An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town.
ˈstrongly adverb
strength (streŋθ) noun
1. the quality of being strong. He got his strength back slowly after his illness; I hadn't the strength to resist him.
2. the number of people etc in a force, organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness. The force is below strength.
strengthen (ˈstreŋθən) verb
to make or become strong or stronger. He did exercises to strengthen his muscles; The wind strengthened.
ˈstrongbox noun
a safe or box for valuables.
strong drink
alcoholic liquors.
ˈstronghold noun
a fort, fortress or castle etc.
strong language
swearing or abuse.
ˌstrong-ˈminded adjective
having determination.
strong point
a quality, skill etc in which a person excels. Arithmetic isn't one of my strong points.
strongroom noun
a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles, with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.
on the strength of
relying on. On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.
References in periodicals archive ?
Police officers rushed to the scene and found the staff at the bank, including the manager, locked in the strongroom.
In a daring heist on November 20, ingenious thieves drilled a tunnel from a sewer line near the KCB Thika branch, entered the strongroom and stole Sh50 million.
Ashley Jensen stars as registrar Kate, a harrassed mother and wife, who is juggling (yawn) her home life and career - but has somehow found time to have a bunk-up in the strongroom with her hot, younger colleague (Kenny Doughty).
A safe-breaking gang burned their way through the strongroom door of the Liverpool Savings Bank in Edge Hill overnight and got away with thousands of pounds in cash and jewellery.
Men smash through wall to free boy COLLIERY workers today smashed their way through a disused strongroom wall at Abergorki, Mountain Ash, to release a 12-year-old boy trapped inside for more than an hour.
Party it up on New Year's Eve, but forget the expensive clubs and head over to Strongroom Bar & Kitchen for their "Nineties New Year" (http://www.
The reticence has caused some to question whether years of corruption and pilfering might mean the strongroom contains less that it ought to.
West of the entrance hall is the King's study which still has the original strongroom that was installed for HRH.
US-based accounts payable and payment automation solutions provider AvidXchange has acquired US-based accounts payable software firm Strongroom Solutions, the company said.
Although money is kept in a strongroom, the front of the building has just a glass door with no lock, to avert stray dogs.
jewelled insignia of the Grand Master" and statute 20 of which provides that regalia in the custody of the Ulster King of Arms "shall be deposited for safekeeping in a steel safe in the strongroom.