English Online Dictionary. What means gallery? What does gallery mean?
From Old French galerie, gallerie (“a long portico, a gallery”), from Medieval Latin galeria (“gallery”), perhaps an alteration of galilea (“church porch”), probably from Latin Galilaea, Galilee, region of Palestine. More at Galilee.
- IPA(key): /ˈɡæləɹi/
- Hyphenation: gal‧le‧ry
gallery (plural galleries)
- An institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art.
- An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.
- The uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.
- A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side
- The spectators of an event, collectively.
- (computing) A browsable collection of images, font styles, etc.
- a gallery of image thumbnails
- a clip-art gallery in a wordprocessor
- (fortification) A covered passage cut through the earth or masonry.
- (mining) a level or drive in a mine.
gallery (third-person singular simple present galleries, present participle gallerying, simple past and past participle galleried)
- (Trinidad and Tobago) To show off
- gallery in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- gallery in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- gallery at OneLook Dictionary Search
- allergy, largely, regally