Clean-room meaning

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A room that is maintained to be free of contaminants, such as dust or bacteria, used in laboratory work and in the production of precision parts for electronic or aerospace equipment.
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A room, or other enclosed area, designed to create and maintain an atmosphere virtually free of such contaminants as dust, pollen, or bacteria: used in hospitals, laboratories, etc.
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A room that is maintained free of contaminants, such as dust or bacteria. Clean rooms are used in laboratory work and in the production of precision parts for electronic or aerospace equipment.
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A room in which the air is highly filtered in order to keep out impurities. Chip fabrication plants use clean rooms where the air is completely exchanged as much as seven times per minute. Workers go through an elaborate procedure to gown themselves in the "bunny suits" that are required to keep them from contaminating the atmosphere. Clean rooms are also used in the manufacture of hard disks, and they keep the environment free of infectious bacteria and viruses in the biotech industry. See also clean room technique.
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Alternative form of cleanroom.
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