What does Balcony mean?

Definitions for Balconyˈbæl kə ni

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Balcony.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. balcony(noun)

    an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium

  2. balcony(noun)

    a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

Wiktionary

  1. balcony(Noun)

    An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window.

  2. balcony(Noun)

    An accessible structure overlooking a stage.

  3. Origin: From balcone "balcony, floor-length window" from Old balcone "scaffold", of origin, from * from balkô, from bhelg'-. Akin to balco, balca. More at balk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balcony(noun)

    a platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater

  2. Balcony(noun)

    a projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships

Freebase

  1. Balcony

    Balcony, a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Balcony

    balk′on-i (18th c., bal-kō′ni), n. a stage or platform projecting from the wall of a building within or without, supported by pillars or consoles, and surrounded with a balustrade or railing: in theatres, usually the gallery immediately above the dress circle.—n. Bal′conette, a miniature balcony.—adj. Bal′conied. [It. balcōnebalco, of Teut. origin; Old High Ger. balcho (Ger. balken), Eng. Balk.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Balcony' in Nouns Frequency: #2798

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Balcony in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Balcony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael McCaul:

    Had it gotten any closer to the speaker's balcony they have long guns to take it down, but it didn't. It landed right in front.

  2. Jaime Mueller:

    We went to the balcony, then it was one side of the building (that) was burning, we went downstairs and a lot of people were watching.

  3. Michael McGarry:

    Uniform minimum railing heights and balcony heights, structural barriers along with many other safety measures prevent passengers who are acting responsibly from falling off a cruise ship.

  4. Mr Bajwa:

    Then she realised she did n’t have her door keys but she ’d remembered she ’d left the first floor balcony door open, so I helped her with the ladder and she had to put her feet on my shoulders to get to the balcony.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    This summer temperatures will soar high and may kill many birds due to lack of water. PLEASE KEEP A BOWL OF WATER IN YOUR BALCONY , WINDOW OR IN OPEN PLACES and save their lives, instead of shooing them away. Be sensitive to all lives and MickeyMize the ecology. Share this to support life for one and all and evolve.

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