delivery room

delivery room
noun
1. : a hospital room especially equipped for the delivery of pregnant women
2. : the room or section of a library in which books are issued to and returned by borrowers

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1. an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies.
2. a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned.
[1945-50]

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delivery room UK US noun [countable] [singular delivery room plural delivery rooms]
a room in a hospital where women give birth
Thesaurus: rooms and departments in hospitals and clinicshyponym

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delivery room,
1. a room in a hospital given over to the delivery of babies: »

As an R.N. assisting in the delivery room, I am always profoundly impressed at the miracle of life (Time).

2. a room or area in a library in which books are delivered to borrowers and returned by the

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • delivery room — n a hospital room esp. equipped for the delivery of pregnant women * * * a hospital room to which an obstetrical patient is taken for delivery …   Medical dictionary

  • delivery room — delivery rooms N COUNT In a hospital, the delivery room is the room where women give birth to their babies …   English dictionary

  • delivery room — [n] birthing room birthing center, hospital room; concepts 312,439,449 …   New thesaurus

  • delivery room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms delivery room : singular delivery room plural delivery rooms a room in a hospital where women give birth …   English dictionary

  • delivery room — de livery ,room noun count a room in a hospital where women give birth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • delivery room — birthing room, hospital room where women give birth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delivery room — 1. an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies. 2. a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • delivery room — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. birthing room …   English dictionary for students

  • delivery room — deliv′ery room n. an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • delivery room — /dəˈlɪvri rum/ (say duh livree roohm) noun a room in a hospital where babies are delivered …   Australian-English dictionary

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