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.

  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

How to say balcony in sign language?

  1. balcony

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. Brenda Torres:

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

  2. Cheryl Howard:

    I was on the sixth deck and waves were coming over my balcony. It was very scary.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Norwegian Jon Torp:

    I was in my room when I heard someone shouting. I went out on the balcony and could see a man wave a black flag with white writings on it. He was yelling loudly.

Images & Illustrations of balcony

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