control room

control room
noun
a room housing control equipment (as in a recording studio)
Hypernyms: ↑room

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noun
: the room (as in a broadcasting station) in which the control instruments are located

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a room housing control equipment, as in a recording studio.
[1925-30]

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control room noun
A room in which control instruments are placed, eg in a broadcasting station
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Main Entry:control

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control room UK US noun [countable] [singular control room plural control rooms]
a room that contains equipment used for operating machines or organizing an activity that involves a lot of people
Thesaurus: miscellaneous roomshyponym

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control room,
1. a soundproof room or booth in the studio of a radio or television broadcasting station, from which the director and technicians control the transmission of a program: »

A TV control room under the auditorium houses the director, who monitors the lecture, relaying the closeups on to screens suspended from the roof of the auditorium (David Lutyens).

2. a room equipped with instruments for directing a particular operation, as the activation of a nuclear reactor or the launching of a rocket: »

The 2,000-ton structure and its dial-filled control room are expected to be peering into space by October (Newsweek).


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