Definitions for galleryˈgæl ə ri, ˈgæl ri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gal•ler•yˈgæl ə ri, ˈgæl ri(n.)(pl.)-ler•ies.
a raised area, often having a stepped or sloping floor, in a theater, church, or other public building to accommodate spectators, exhibits, etc.
the uppermost of such areas in a theater, usu. containing the cheapest seats.
Category: Architecture, Showbiz
the occupants of such an area in a theater.
the undiscriminating public.
any group of spectators or observers, as at a golf match or a legislative session.
a room, series of rooms, or building devoted to the exhibition and often the sale of works of art.
a long covered area, narrow and open at one or both sides, used esp. as a walk or corridor.
Chiefly South Atlantic States. a long porch or portico; veranda.
Category: Architecture, Dialect
a long, relatively narrow room, esp. one for public use.
a raised, balconylike platform or passageway running along the exterior wall of a building inside or outside.
a large room or building used for photography, target practice, or other special purposes:
a shooting gallery.
a collection or group:
a gallery of misfits.
a projecting balcony or structure on the quarter or stern of a ship.
Category: Nautical, Navy
an ornamental railing surrounding the top of a table, desk, etc.
Mining. a level or drift.
an underground passageway in a mine, earthwork, or fortification.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a passageway made by an animal.
Origin of gallery:
1400–50; late ME < OF galerie < ML galeria, by dissimilation or suffix replacement from galilea, galilæagalilee
spectators at a golf or tennis match
veranda, verandah, gallery(noun)
a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
gallery, art gallery, picture gallery(noun)
a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose
a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)
narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade
drift, heading, gallery(noun)
a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
"they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
gallery(noun)ˈgæl ə ri, ˈgæl ri
a building where the public can look at art, sculpture, etc.
an art gallery
galleryˈgæl ə ri, ˈgæl ri
an upper level of a large room that looks down at the other levels
audience members sitting in the gallery
An institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art.
An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.
Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.
A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side
as a whole, the spectators of an event.
a long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal
a room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc
a long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall
a frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850
any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery
a working drift or level
Translations for gallery
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large room or building in which paintings, statues etc are on show
an art gallery.
- صالَة عَرْض، قاعَة متحَفArabic
- художествена галерияBulgarian
- galeriaPortuguese (BR)
- die GalerieGerman
- αίθουσα τέχνης, γκαλερίGreek
- मकानों के भीतर जाने का मार्गHindi
- gallerí, listasafnIcelandic
- (kunst)galleri, (maleri)samlingNorwegian
- يو ډول پخوانى بېړۍPashto
- konstgalleri, konstmuseumSwedish
- 藝廊，美術館Chinese (Trad.)
- کمرہ یا ایوان جہاں فنی اشیا کی نمائش کی جاۓUrdu
- phòng trưng bàyVietnamese
- 画廊Chinese (Simp.)
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