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Gallery Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    gallery n
  1. spectators at a golf or tennis match
  2. a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed) [syn: veranda, verandah]
  3. a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited [syn: art gallery, picture gallery]
  4. a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose; "shooting gallery"
  5. a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)
  6. narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade
  7. a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein" [syn: drift, heading]
Gallery Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gallery \Gal"ler*y\, n.; pl. Galleries. [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.]
  1. 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.
  2. A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.
  3. 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.
  4. (Naut.) 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.
  5. (Fort.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
  6. (Mining) A working drift or level. Whispering gallery. See under Whispering.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gallery'

  • Gallery: Gallery may refer to: An Art museum (art gallery) An exhibition room in a museum Long gallery , an element in architecture: a long hallway ...
  • Long gallery: Long gallery is an architectural term given to a long, narrow room, often with a high ceiling. In British architecture, long galleries ...
  • Gallery forest: Gallery forests form riparian forest corridors along river s or wetland s, and project into landscape ecosystem s that are otherwise only ...

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  • SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: ‘Acting in Translation’
    The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, “Acting in Translation.” While th Read more on this news related to 'Gallery'
  • Gallery: 2014 Cascade Cycling Classic, stage 5
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  • Gallery: Tour de France, stage 16
    After a difficult start to the 2014 season, Michael Rogers has changed his mindset, and it payed off with a victory on stage 16 of the Tour. Photo: Tim De Waele | The Tour's first day in the Pyrenees sees Rogers' first-ever Tour stage win, and difficulties for notable GC contenders The post Gallery: Tour de France, stage 16 appeared first on V Read more on this news related to 'Gallery'

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