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waiting room

n.
A room, as in a railroad station or physician's office, for the use of people waiting.

waiting room

n
(Building) a room in which people may wait, as at a railway station, doctor's or dentist's office, etc

wait′ing room`


n.
a room for the use of persons waiting, as in a railroad station or a physician's office.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waiting room - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can waitwaiting room - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
cloakroom - a private lounge off of a legislative chamber
departure lounge - lounge where passengers can await departure
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
čekárna
venteværelse
odotushuone
čekaonica
待合室
대기실
čakalnica
väntrum
ห้องที่ใช้นั่งรอ
phòng chờ

waiting room

nsala d'attesa or d'aspetto

waiting room

غُرْفُةُ انِتْظَار čekárna venteværelse Wartezimmer αίθουσα αναμονής sala de espera odotushuone salle d’attente čekaonica sala d’attesa 待合室 대기실 wachtkamer venterom poczekalnia sala de espera зал ожидания väntrum ห้องที่ใช้นั่งรอ bekleme odası phòng chờ 等候室
References in classic literature ?
But till then he had had nothing to do with the law courts, and so had disapproved of their publicity simply in theory; now his disapprobation was strengthened by the unpleasant impression made on him in the lawyer's waiting room.
Within the little waiting room, but a bare moment before, a confession of love and a renunciation had taken place that had blighted the lives and happiness of two of the party, but William Cecil Clayton, Lord Greystoke, was not one of them.
As Clayton stooped to pick up his coat in the waiting room his eyes fell on a telegraph blank lying face down upon the floor.
He gathered up the papers and with a bow to both, stepped softly over the carpet and went out into the waiting room.
Coming out of Kutuzov's room into the waiting room with the papers in his hand Prince Andrew came up to his comrade, the aide-de-camp on duty, Kozlovski, who was sitting at the window with a book.
He placed his letter in the hands of the usher on duty, who led him into the waiting room and passed on into the interior of the palace.
In this waiting room were five or six of the cardinals Guards, who recognized D'Artagnan, and knowing that it was he who had wounded Jussac, they looked upon him with a smile of singular meaning.
The doctor's clothes indeed were as shabby as his waiting room, and he sat where the sunlight was merciless.
Last month installation began to equip 4,000 waiting rooms in doctors' offices around the United Kingdom with a dedicated healthcare TV channel.
Axolotl's AccentHealth Waiting Room Television Network delivers award-winning patient education programs, produced in conjunction with CNN, to over 11,000 waiting rooms and more than 18 million viewers each month.
DMC HealthMedia will install Sight & Sound(TM) systems in common areas of the hospital including waiting rooms, lobbies, physician and employee lounges and cafeterias.