What does mezzanine mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term mezzanine:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mezzanine, first balcony(noun)

    first or lowest balcony

  2. mezzanine, mezzanine floor, entresol(noun)

    intermediate floor just above the ground floor


  1. Mezzanine(n.)

    The lowest balcony in a theater, or the forward part of the first balcony.

  2. Origin: [F. mezzanine, It. mezzanino, fr. mezzano middle, fr. mezzo middle, half. See Mezzo.]


  1. mezzanine(Noun)

    A balcony in an auditorium.

  2. mezzanine(Noun)

    A sub-floor, in between main floors of a building.

    On our way to the top floor, we stopped at the mezzanine.

  3. mezzanine(Adjective)

    Fulfilling an intermediate or secondary function.

    To make interconnections easier, we added a mezzanine PCB.

  4. Origin: mezzanino, from mezzano, from medianus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mezzanine(noun)

    same as Entresol

  2. Mezzanine(noun)

    a partial story which is not on the same level with the story of the main part of the edifice, as of a back building, where the floors are on a level with landings of the staircase of the main house

  3. Origin: [F. mezzanine, It. mezzanino, fr. mezzano middle, fr. mezzo middle, half. See Mezzo.]


  1. Mezzanine

    Mezzanine is the third studio album by English trip hop group Massive Attack, released on 20 April 1998 by Virgin Records. It was the first album to be produced by Neil Davidge, along with the group. The entire album was provided on their website for legal download many months before the physical release was announced. It was one of the first major uses of the MP3 format by a commercial organisation. The album is the band's most commercially successful to date. Upon release it went to the number one spot in the UK, Australian, Irish and New Zealand album charts.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mezzanine

    mez′a-nīn, n. (archit.) a low story introduced between two higher ones: a small window used to light such apartments. [Fr.,—It. mezzaninomezzo—L. medius, middle.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mezzanine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mezzanine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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