[room-uh n-pil-er, roo m-] /ˈrum ənˈpɪl ər, ˈrʊm-/
noting a means of extracting coal or other minerals from underground deposits by first cutting out rooms, then robbing the pillars between them; pillar-and-breast.
noun 1. a clerk at a hotel who assigns rooms to guests, keeps the guest register, sorts the incoming mail, etc.
noun 1. a partition, as a screen or freestanding bookcase, that separates one part of a room from another.
noun 1. a person who lives in a rented room; lodger.
noun 1. a small private compartment in the sleeping car of a train, usually for one person, containing its own washroom facilities and a bed that folds against the wall when not in use. 2. any small room, especially one used solely for study or sleeping. 3. a private room connected to a box at […]