usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
Origin: [Sp., a court]
A paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation.
An inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses.
Origin: patio, either from patu or pati, from pactum or from patere.
a paved yard or floor where ores are cleaned and sorted, or where ore, salt, mercury, etc., are trampled by horses, to effect intermixture and amalgamation
Origin: [Sp., a court]
A patio is an outdoor space generally used for dining or recreation that adjoins a residence and is typically paved. It may refer to a roofless inner courtyard of the sort found in Spanish-style dwellings or a paved area between a residence and a garden. Patios are most commonly constructed from paving slabs. There are two main types of paving slab; concrete or stone. Concrete slabs are cheaper than their natural stone counterparts. This is because the cost of production is far lower. Concrete slabs are produced solely within a manufacturing plant unlike natural stone which is extracted from quarries. As well as paving slabs, patios can also be created using other durable surfaces such as bricks, block paving, tile, concrete, natural paving stones or cobbles.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pat′i-ō, n. a courtyard connected with a house. [Sp.,—L. spatium, a space.]
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The numerical value of patio in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of patio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of patio in a Sentence
Our back patio door was inside the dining room, the front windows were torn out of the wall, and the roof is gone upstairs.
Otherwise mud inevitably ends up all over your small patio space, containers give you the warmth of planters but are more manageable.
This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on Leader McConnell outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder, leader McConnell has been treated, released, and is working from home in Louisville.
A Boulder police officer observed a man sitting in a partially enclosed patio area directly behind a' Private Property' sign and initiated contact with the man to determine if he was allowed to be on the property.
THAI SOCCER TEAM MIGHT BE ABLE TO WALK OUT OF CAVES WITHOUT USING DIVING GEAR, OFFICIAL SAYS Nancy Comeau-Drisdelle said Nancy Comeau-Drisdelle turned around for a few moments while Leeland opened the sliding door leading into the backyard. Lexie started screaming as she witnessed her brother walking outside. And the scary thing is that he opened the door and closed it behind him, and he had never opened that patio door before.
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