What does balcony mean?

Definitions for balcony
ˈbæl kə nibal·cony

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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.

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

  2. balcony(Noun)

    An accessible structure overlooking a stage.

    Etymology: 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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. balcony

    The projecting open galleries of old line-of-battle ships' sterns, now disused. They were convenient and ornamental in hot climates, but were afterwards inclosed within sash windows.

Editors Contribution

  1. balcony

    A type of structure.

    Many types of apartments, flats and other properties have a balcony.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of balcony in a Sentence

  1. Lance Becca:

    We don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul, the mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it.

  2. Janet Snyder:

    A homeowner on Noni Farms Road who was sitting on a third-floor balcony got hit with lava spatter, it hit him on the shin and shattered everything there down on his leg.

  3. Brenda Torres:

    From our balcony, we can see the rock climbing wall.

  4. Polina Rumyantseva:

    We were able to visit the apartment of Maxim Borodin, together with the police and forensic experts on Friday, the intermediate conclusion is that Maxim Borodin fell out of the balcony of Maxim Borodin apartment where Maxim Borodin probably was smoking, as Maxim Borodin had big plans for Maxim Borodin personal life and career, there is nothing to support a verdict of suicide.

  5. 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.

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