English [ edit ]
Etymology [ edit ]
Old French , galerie gallerie ( “ a long portico, a gallery ” ), from Medieval Latin galeria ( “ gallery ” ), perhaps an alteration of galilea ( “ church porch ” ), probably from Latin , Galilee, region of Palestine. More at Galilaea .
Pronunciation [ edit ]
IPA (: key) /ˈɡæləɹi/
Audio (Southern England) ( file) Hyphenation: gal‧le‧ry
gallery ( plural )
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.
( law ) The, often elevated and in the rear, part of a courtroom where seating for the public audience is facilitated during trial.
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.
2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport :  Capello was missing his son's wedding in Milan to take charge – yet his reshaped England team gave him cause for a double celebration as they overturned the odds in front of a delighted Wembley gallery.
( 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. ( automotive ) This term needs a definition. Please help out and
add a definition, then remove the text
2012, Colin Campbell, The Sports Car: Its design and performance (page 92)
At about 2500 r.p.m., as much oil is by-passed through the cooler as the amount delivered to the main gallery and at higher engine speeds the flow through the cooler is appreciably greater. 2014, Tim Gilles, Automotive Engines (page 164)
Metal grit from a previous engine failure was lodged in the oil galleries and had come loose upon driving the vehicle.
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Translations [ edit ]
institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art
establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art
area of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium
roofed promenade along the wall of a building
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gallery ( third-person singular simple present , galleries present participle , gallerying simple past and past participle )
( Trinidad and Tobago ) To show off
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