Definitions for MALLmɔl; Brit. also mæl for 4

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mallmɔl; Brit. also mæl for 4(n.)

  1. a large retail complex containing stores and restaurants in adjacent buildings or in a single large building.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. an urban street lined with shops and closed off to motor vehicles.

  3. a large area with shade trees used as a public walk or promenade.

  4. a strip of land separating two roadways.

  5. Category: Games

    Ref: pall-mall. 2

Origin of mall:

1635–45; by ellipsis from pall-mall

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promenade, mall(noun)

    a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

  2. plaza, mall, center, shopping mall, shopping center, shopping centre(noun)

    mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace

    "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mall(noun)ɔl; Brit. also mæl for 4

    a large building containing many stores, restaurants, etc.

    a huge suburban mall

Wiktionary

  1. mall(Noun)

    A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.

  2. mall(Noun)

    A heavy blow.

  3. mall(Noun)

    An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall

  4. mall(Noun)

    A place where the game of mall was played.

  5. mall(Noun)

    A public walk; a level shaded walk.

  6. mall(Noun)

    A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.

    pedestrian mall

  7. mall(Noun)

    An enclosed shopping centre.

  8. Origin: From mail

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mall(noun)

    a large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul

  2. Mall(noun)

    a heavy blow

  3. Mall(noun)

    an old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See Pall-mall

  4. Mall(noun)

    a place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk

  5. Mall(verb)

    to beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul

  6. Mall(noun)

    formerly, among Teutonic nations, a meeting of the notables of a state for the transaction of public business, such meeting being a modification of the ancient popular assembly

  7. Mall(noun)

    a court of justice

  8. Mall(noun)

    a place where justice is administered

  9. Mall(noun)

    a place where public meetings are held

Freebase

  1. MALL

    MAL-like protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MALL gene. This gene encodes an element of the machinery for raft-mediated trafficking in endothelial cells. The encoded protein, a member of the MAL proteolipid family, predominantly localizes in glycolipid- and cholesterol-enriched membrane rafts. It interacts with caveolin-1.


Translations for MALL

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mall(noun)

(also shopping mall ) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.

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