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See also: marquée
marquee (plural marquees)
- (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) A large tent with open sides, used for outdoors entertainment.
- (US) A projecting canopy over an entrance, especially one with a sign that displays the name of the establishment or other information of it.
- (US, by generalization) Lights that turn on and off in sequence, or scrolling text, as these are common elements on a marquee.
- (Internet) A banner on a web page displaying text that scrolls horizontally.
- (computing) In graphical editing software, a special selection tool, used to highlight a portion of an image.
- Synonym: marching ants
- Rectangular Marquee Tool
marquee (not comparable)
- Most famous; preeminent.
- 2012, Joe Tiller, Tiller: Not Your Average Joe, →ISBN:
- Without adoubt, Brees was a marquee player.
- 2013, Vince Gennaro, Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball, →ISBN, page 96:
- Even after a marquee player is traded, he can have a lasting impact on the franchise for which he made his mark.
- 2013, Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing, & Warwick Frost, Fashion, Design and Events, →ISBN, page 89:
- Fashion Week is a marquee event providing a consolidated platform for the display of high-quality designer fashion.
- 2014, Jordan St. John, Lost Breweries of Toronto, →ISBN:
- The marquee product was his Salvador lager beer, which, he claimed in the advertising material from the first decade of the twentieth century, was Canada's most famous brew.
- (graphical user interface) To select (an object or region) with the marquee selection tool.
- To display text prominently at the top, as in a video. i.e. The text was marqueed at the end of the presentation. Marquee it.