consulting room

consulting room
consulting rooms
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A doctor's or therapist's consulting room is the room in which they see their patients. [BRIT]
(in AM, use doctor's office)

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  • consulting room — noun The room in which a doctor sees a patient • • • Main Entry: ↑consult * * * noun, pl ⋯ rooms [count] : a room where a doctor examines and talks to patients ◇ Consulting room is more common in British English than in U.S. English. * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • consulting room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms consulting room : singular consulting room plural consulting rooms British a room where a doctor examines a patient and discusses their medical problems with them …   English dictionary

  • consulting room — con sulting .room n a room where a doctor sees patients …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • consulting room — con sulting ,room noun count BRITISH a room where a doctor examines a PATIENT and discusses their medical problems with them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • consulting room — noun (C) BrE a room where a doctor sees patients …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • consulting room — /kənˈsʌltɪŋ rum/ (say kuhn sulting roohm) noun a room where a doctor interviews and examines patients …  

  • consulting — adjective Date: 1801 1. providing professional or expert advice < a consulting architect > 2. of or relating to consultation or a consultant < the consulting room of a psychiatrist > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consulting — /keuhn sul ting/, adj. 1. employed or involved in giving professional advice to the public or to those practicing the profession: a consulting physician. 2. of, pertaining to, or used for consultation: a physician s consulting room. [1790 1800;… …   Universalium

  • consulting — con•sult•ing [[t]kənˈsʌl tɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) involved in giving professional advice: a consulting physician[/ex] 2) cvb of or used for consultation: a physician s consulting room[/ex] • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • Room temperature — (also referred to as ambient temperature) is a common term to denote a certain temperature within enclosed space at which humans are accustomed. Room temperature is thus often indicated by general human comfort, with the common range of 22°C… …   Wikipedia

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