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strong room

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


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


(ˈstrɔŋˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈstrɒŋ-)

a fireproof, burglarproof room in which valuables are kept.
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
غُرْفَةٌ مَنيعَه
pancéřová komora
pancierová komora
kasa dairesi


[ˈstrɒŋrʊm] Ncámara f acorazada


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


[ˈstrɒŋˌrʊm] ncamera blindata


(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 ?
The robbers drilled through the roof into the bank's strongroom.
Below, the building's former strongroom and, bottom, a staircase in the building
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.
Three connecting holes were expertly made in the 50cm wall with a diamond-tipped drill to create a gap 25cm high and 45cm wide into the strongroom.
Although money is kept in a strongroom, the front of the building has just a glass door with no lock, to avert stray dogs.
I suppose the basement strongroom was filled in when the building was demolished, although I like to think that maybe it still lies comparatively undisturbed beneath the site.
The wife - who had been tied up - managed to escape into a strongroom, only to return to find that her husband had been fatally wounded in some kind of scuffle.
But the haul has been rediscovered in a Cardiff solicitors' strongroom, and is now in safe hands at Jonathan David Jewellers in the city centre's Morgan Arcade.
The haul was found in a former Cardiff solicitors' strongroom and is now in the hands of Jonathan David Jewellers in the city-centre Morgan Arcade, who occupy the premises.
A CROOKED cop who stole drugs and PS200,000 in cash from a polcie strongroom was cleared of plying vice girls with cocaine yesterday.