[hed-room, -roo m] /ˈhɛdˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

Nautical. the clear space between two decks.
Also called headway.

Audio. .
/ˈhɛdˌrʊm; -ˌruːm/
the height of a bridge, room, etc; clearance

“space above the head,” 1851, from head (n.) + room (n.).


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