large and often sumptuous tent
permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
A large tent with open sides, used for outdoors entertainment.
A projecting canopy over an entrance, especially one with a sign that displays the name of the establishment or other information of it.
By generalization, used for lights that turn on and off in sequence, or scrolling text, as these are common elements on a marquee.
A banner on a web page displaying text that scrolls horizontally.
In graphical editing software, a special selection tool, used to highlight a portion of an image.
Rectangular Marquee Tool
Origin: From marquise, from marquise. Ultimately from same root as march#Etymology 2, margin.
a large field tent; esp., one adapted to the use of an officer of high rank
Origin: [F. marquise, misunderstood as a plural; prob. orig., tent of the marchioness. See Marquis.]
A marquee is most commonly a structure placed over the entrance to a hotel or theatre. It has signage stating either the name of the establishment or, in the case of theatres, the play or movie and the artist appearing at that venue. The marquee is often identifiable by a surrounding cache of light bulbs, usually yellow or white, that flash intermittently or as chasing lights.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mär-kē′, n. a large field-tent. [For marquees, the s being dropped as if a plural, from Fr. marquise, acc. to Littré, orig. a marchioness's tent.]
Marquee is an easy to use, flexible platform that’s perfect for telling stories. At the heart of Marquee is an easy to use authoring tool that makes adding content as simple as dragging and dropping files onto a page. The content is fully responsive, and optimized to look great on any device.The platform is designed to be flexible to scale to meet the needs of content producers of any size - from individuals up to large organizations. Content is stored as structured data, rather than templates, to ensure that content will always work on any device. In essence, content published on Marquee is future-proof.Marquee is a 2012 TechStars NYC company.
The numerical value of marquee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of marquee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you are in a 'marquee' airport, you should absolutely allow significantly more time, on the order of 30 to 45 minutes.
This is considered their marquee trial, and if you don't win this one, it sort of casts some doubt on the rest of the cases.
You had marquee names with pretty good earnings, i'd love to say we're onward and upward from here but I don't think things work that way.
This is one of [Trump’s] marquee campaign promises and it’s got strong Republican support, it’s very likely we’ll see legislative action early on.
To be a driver that can cross off one of those marquee events as a winner, that cements your legacy in motorsports, to be able to win the Daytona 500 is the ultimate dream of a race car driver.
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