Jonothon "Jono" Evan Starsmore, better known as Chamber or Decibel, is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics superhero associated with the X-Men and the New Warriors.

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  1. A room, especially one used primarily for sleeping; bedroom, sleeping room.
  2. An enclosed space.
    the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye
    A test chamber is typically a closable case where devices under test are placed.
  3. The portion of the weapon that holds the ammunition round immediately prior to (and during initiation of) its discharge.
    Dianne loaded a cartridge into the chamber of the rifle, then prepared to take aim at the target.
  4. One of the legislative bodies in a government where multiple such bodies exist, or a single such body in comparison to others.
    The resolution, which speedily passed the Senate, was unable to gain a majority in the lower chamber.
  5. A law office in a building housing several such offices, typically the office of a barrister in the United Kingdom or in the imagination of an African scammer.
  6. Apartments in a lodging house.
  7. A chamber pot.
  8. A short piece of ordnance or cannon which stood on its breech without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for celebrations and theatrical cannonades.


  1. To enclose in a room.
    She had chambered herself in her room, and wouldn't come out.
  2. To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
  3. To place in a chamber, as a round of ammunition.
    The hunter fired at the geese and missed, then shrugged his shoulders and chambered another cartridge.
  4. To create or modify a gun to be a specific caliber.
    The rifle was originally chambered for 9MM, but had since been modified for a larger, wildcat caliber.
  5. In martial arts, to prepare an offensive, defensive, or counteroffensive action by drawing a limb or weapon to a position where it may be charged with kinetic energy.
    Bob chambered his fist for a blow, but Sheila struck first.
  6. To be lascivious.

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