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ready room

noun
1.
a room in which members of an aircrew await their orders for takeoff.
Origin of ready room
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism
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  • All pilots assigned to special duty will go below for breakfast, and then report to the ready-room for briefing!

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen
  • And together they made their way to the ready-room on the hangar deck.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen
  • Alone in the ready-room was a soldier in the uniform of Abaria.

    Quest of the Golden Ape Ivar Jorgensen
  • All of you are to report to the ready-room, on the hangar deck, at five o'clock this afternoon.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen
  • The colonel paused for breath, and a mounting murmur of suppressed excitement ran its course about the ready-room.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen
  • The colonel stopped talking and let his eyes wander about the ready-room again.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen
  • And just thirty minutes later all of the special assignment pilots were gathered in the ready-room.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen

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