What does gallery mean?

Definitions for gallery
ˈgæl ə ri, ˈgæl rigallery

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gallery(noun)

    spectators at a golf or tennis match

  2. veranda, verandah, gallery(noun)

    a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)

  3. gallery, art gallery, picture gallery(noun)

    a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited

  4. gallery(noun)

    a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose

    "shooting gallery"

  5. gallery(noun)

    a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)

  6. gallery(noun)

    narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade

  7. drift, heading, gallery(noun)

    a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

    "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"

Wiktionary

  1. gallery(Noun)

    An institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art.

  2. gallery(Noun)

    An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.

  3. gallery(Noun)

    Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.

  4. gallery(Noun)

    A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side

  5. gallery(Noun)

    as a whole, the spectators of an event.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallery(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

  2. Gallery(adj)

    a room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

  3. Gallery(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

  4. Gallery(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

  5. Gallery(adj)

    any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

  6. Gallery(adj)

    a working drift or level

    Etymology: [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.]

Freebase

  1. Gallery

    Gallery is a men's magazine begun by Montcalm Publishing in 1972. It is one of the more popular "skin" magazines that arose on the Playboy magazine pattern in the 1970s. Montcalm also published The Twilight Zone Magazine in the 1980s, apparently partly in imitation of Penthouse magazine's offshoot Omni. Gallery has long featured a "Girl Next Door" contest in which photographers submit pictures of amateur models From each group of monthly entries, one model winner is selected. At the end of the year, one is crowned "Girl Next Door of the Year" and awarded a cash prize of $25,000. The most famous winner is retired porn star Stacy Valentine; at the time of her selection she was Oklahoma housewife Stacy Baker. Montcalm Publishing went bankrupt, leaving many photographers and models empty handed; some were owed as much as $100,000. Gallery magazine was purchased by the Magna Publishing Group. The first issue under their ownership came out in July 2008.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gallery

    gal′ėr-i, n. a balcony surrounded by rails: a long passage: the upper floor of seats in a church or theatre: the persons occupying the gallery at a theatre: a room for the exhibition of works of art: (fort.) a covered passage cut through the earth or masonry: a level or drive in a mine.—adj. Gall′eried, furnished with, or arranged like, a gallery.—Play to the gallery, to play so as to win the applause of the least intelligent amongst the spectators. [O. Fr. galerie (It. galleria).]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gallery

    A balcony projecting from the admiral's or captain's cabin; it is usually decorated with a balustrade, and extends from one side of the ship to the other; the roof is formed by a sort of vault termed a cove, which is frequently ornamented with carving. (See STERN; also QUARTER-GALLERY.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gallery

    An underground passage, whether cut in the soil or built in masonry; it forms the communication between the inner and exterior works of a fortified place. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery. In military mines, galleries are the underground passages leading to and connecting the mine chambers. Scarp and counterscarp galleries are covered passages built in the scarp and counterscarp to give a flanking fire in the ditch.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gallery' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2333

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gallery' in Nouns Frequency: #854

Anagrams for gallery »

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  2. largely

  3. regally

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallery in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of gallery in a Sentence

  1. Mary Gay Scanlon:

    I actually took a forbidden picture from the gallery, i just figured it was such a moment.

  2. Julio Montaner:

    This vibrant part of the city became abandoned and then reoccupied by individuals who are predominantly poor and have very high rates of injection drug use, it's one gigantic shooting gallery.

  3. Thomas Perreaux-Forest:

    We realized when we were going to gallery openings here in Dubai that we couldn't really see what we enjoyed and when we found it, it was quite overpriced, then we were talking to galleries in Miami and New York and France and those guys were telling us that people from Dubai came over there to buy artworks.

  4. Mark Rappolt:

    I think there's still the sense that a museum exhibition validates an artist ... and these kinds of shows tend to be more important than maybe a conventional gallery show.

  5. The Oscars:

    The Academy receives hundreds of requests to include loved ones and industry colleagues in the Oscars In Memoriam segment, an executive committee representing every branch considers the list and makes selections for the telecast based on limited available time. All the submissions are included on Oscar.com and will remain on the site throughout the year. Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Tim Conway are remembered in theOscar.com gallery.

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  • Extraordinaire, le mot a des liens avec d'autres Langue à partir de l'orthographe vers la prononciation. Cependant, je trouve que le dictionnaire a une potentialité remarquable. Merci.
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