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Definition 1: narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade - [noun denoting artifact]

(gallery is a kind of ...) a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

(... is a kind of gallery ) a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)

(... is a kind of gallery ) a gallery in a church occupied by the choir

(... is a kind of gallery ) a gallery occupied by a church organ

Definition 2: a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns) - [noun denoting artifact]

(gallery is a kind of ...) an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it

Definition 3: a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where gallery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shooting gallery

(gallery is a kind of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

Definition 4: a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gallery in the sense of this definition

(gallery is a kind of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

(... is a kind of gallery ) gallery where works of art can be displayed

Definition 5: a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gallery in the sense of this definition

(gallery is a kind of ...) a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

(... is a kind of gallery ) a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room

Definition 6: a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where gallery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they dug a drift parallel with the vein

Synonyms for gallery in the sense of this definition

(gallery is a kind of ...) a passage between rooms or between buildings

(gallery belongs to category ...) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

Definition 7: spectators at a golf or tennis match - [noun denoting group]

(gallery is a kind of ...) a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

"the audience applauded" "someone in the audience began to cough"

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