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  • Balcony — Bal co*ny (b[a^]l k[ o]*n[y^]; 277), n.; pl. {Balconies} (b[a^]l k[ o]*n[i^]z). [It. balcone; cf. It. balco, palco, scaffold, fr. OHG. balcho, palcho, beam, G. balken. See {Balk} beam.] 1. (Arch.) A platform projecting from the wall of a building …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balcony — ► NOUN (pl. balconies) 1) an enclosed platform on the outside of a building, with access from an upper floor window or door. 2) the highest tier of seats in a theatre or cinema. DERIVATIVES balconied adjective. ORIGIN Italian balcone …   English terms dictionary

  • balcony — balconied, adj. /bal keuh nee/, n., pl. balconies. 1. a balustraded or railed elevated platform projecting from the wall of a building. 2. a gallery in a theater. [1610 20; < It balcone balcony, floor length window < Langobardic (cf. OHG balc(h)o …   Universalium

  • window — noun 1 in a building, car, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge, large, long, tall, wide ▪ narrow, small, tiny …   Collocations dictionary

  • balcony and balconette —    In architecture, a balcony is photo of a second storey balconyplatform that projects from the wall of a building and is surrounded by a railing, balustrade, or parapet. Because the balcony pictured is so small projecting shallowly and from… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • balcony */ — UK [ˈbælkənɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms balcony : singular balcony plural balconies 1) a place where you can stand just outside an upper window. It sticks out from the wall of a building. 2) theatre an upper floor in a theatre or cinema… …   English dictionary

  • balcony — noun Balcony is used before these nouns: ↑rail, ↑window …   Collocations dictionary

  • balcony — noun (plural nies) Etymology: Italian balcone, from Old Italian, large window, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German balko beam more at balk Date: 1618 1. a platform that projects from the wall of a building and is enclosed by a parapet or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balcony — noun a) An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window. b) An accessible structure overlooking a stage …   Wiktionary

  • balcony — bal|co|ny [ bælkəni ] noun count * 1. ) a place where you can stand just outside an upper window. It sticks out from the wall of a building. 2. ) an upper floor in a theater that sticks out over the main floor ─ compare CIRCLE, STALL1 5 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • balcony — n. (pl. ies) 1 a usu. balustraded platform on the outside of a building, with access from an upper floor window or door. 2 a the tier of seats in a theatre above the dress circle. b the upstairs seats in a cinema etc. c US the dress circle in a… …   Useful english dictionary

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