noun

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    • 1.1Art
      (museum)

      museo (de Bellas Artes) masculine
      • As visitors approach the art galleries, moreover, the building will calm them.
      • By the mid-1980s several established contemporary Australian art galleries were including Aboriginal art in their exhibition schedules.
      • Pratt also added an art gallery to the home displaying paintings by George Cooke, a southern artist supported by Pratt.
      • They would compete to tear down government buildings, rip art galleries to shreds, and hold impromptu show trials for local Party officials, teachers or intellectuals.
      • When the gallery began presenting Pop art, the sculptor showed elsewhere.
      • The new renaissance and baroque galleries at the Waiters Art Museum, Baltimore, include rooms that resemble those of a seventeenth-century Dutch nobleman.
      • Business, local galleries and art museums brought home the bacon as well.
      • Museums and art galleries face different constraints.
      • In their place will be a new two-storey building that will contain an art gallery.
      • Framed prints of Davidson's micrographs have been displayed in art galleries nationwide.
      • Simply trusting established art galleries or auction houses is nice, but it is an insufficient protection.
      • Pictures of huge Angel statues and former industrial buildings turned into art galleries lend themselves to good imagery for fashion-conscious think tanks it seems.
      • Many galleries display the art prints without prices - hoping to get more easily into an e-mail contact with their visitors.
      • Anthony continued to paint in oils and watercolour, with his work displayed in art galleries throughout Ireland.
      • The suggestion that, because the material is displayed in an art gallery it is automatically post-modern, and apparently beyond criticism, is weak, and an abuse of the term.
      • Young didn't wait for his work to be exhibited in art galleries or museums, although that's where it is now.
      • Librarians also help these community artists by arranging exhibitions - at the library and at various art galleries - and sales.
      • His White Spoon Gallery is an art gallery devoted to the spoon.
      • Fundamental to the foundation of national art galleries were several assumptions that still govern the public display of art.
      • Unlike most museums and art galleries, the National Trust's responsibilities extend beyond works of art to buildings, gardens, and natural and designed landscape.

    • 1.2Art
      (commercial show case)

      galería (de arte) feminine

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    • 2.1Architecture
      (balcony)

      galería feminine
      (for press, spectators) tribuna feminine
      Theatre galería feminine British
      Theatre gallinero masculine British informal
      • He said the Great Hall was a major feature, with its high vaulted ceiling, stone floor and minstrels' gallery - and the views were breathtaking.
      • He tramped up a flight of stairs and appeared in the minstrels' gallery overlooking the main collection hall.
      • Spectators standing in the pit or seated on hard benches in the gallery are visible in the daylight and there is a constant feeling of motion that animates the geometries of the theatre's space.
      • Imagine harsh whining noise emanating from a minstrel's gallery in a church in a woodland village in Dorset.
      • He turned and pointed to Jefferson Lambert, seated in the gallery.
      • But in the middle of the gallery, there's a circular seating area from which emanate the sounds of various female monologues.
      • But I could still see the raised seats in the gallery high above me, and the bleachers at the same level.
      • A minstrel's gallery provides additional sleeping accommodation in the roof space above the kitchen.
      • The figure was positioned in the middle of the gallery, seated on a small plywood pedestal that rested on a larger box.
      • The idea of being free seems to disorientate Stephanie as she rises from her seat but with every step she makes towards the gallery, the clouds drift out of her mind.
      • But the acoustics are not that good and everyone strains to hear the softer spoken witnesses; seats in the front of the gallery are prime spots.
      • Seated in the theatre's lower gallery, I found myself distracted, not for the first time, by the endless gropings of the groundlings.
      • Spectators sit in the galleries, grouped according to rank, race, or religion.
      • For the Theatre Royal show, which opened on Tuesday, seats are available in the upper circle and gallery for shows next Monday to Friday.
      • Maybe this creates better sound for the people up in the circle and the gallery.
      • An ash staircase leads upstairs where an ash balustrade forms a minstrel's gallery overlooking the entrance hall.
      • It was when two women seated in the gallery embraced.
      • This was clearly unpopular with the stars of the gallery and the drama queens of politics, so was dropped after its one, demonstrably successful, trial.
      • For the more romantic there is seating on a gallery overlooking the bar.
      • As a result, a line of people waited overnight for a seat in the gallery, a highly unusual occurrence for the Supreme Court.
      • Janet and William Norwood, the young man's parents, were also seated in the gallery and stood up to tumultuous and prolonged applause.

    • 2.2Architecture
      (colonnade)

      galería feminine
      • The atrium style entrance halls are overlooked by an overhanging gallery on the first floor.
      • The entrance foyer of the Rand Club is dominated by huge simulated porphyry columns and a grand staircase leading to a colonnaded gallery.
      • The gallery originated in the open colonnaded loggias of Antiquity and was first developed in France.
      • The linear form of the north block lends itself to open galleries while the deeper south block offers a calmer atmosphere for browsing stacks and reading at tables.
      • Liam led me along an amazing and seemingly endless labyrinth of passages, hallways, corridors and galleries.
      • Two flights of stairs swept from the vestibule to a landing, with a door opening to the rotunda gallery.
      • The courtyard is surrounded on three sides by columned cloisters with galleries of majestic arches.
      • Moving further in, concentric with the central stupa is a surrounding gallery or portico that connects the four viharas.
      • The new block between the western road and the arcade has a ground floor given over to shops, with access to upper apartments at each end by an open gallery.
      • Typical floors house information and research resources in galleries that open onto the atrium.
      • Unfortunately the front of the gallery is completely open to the lobby eliminating any illusions about being trapped.
      • It is overlooked by a gallery and opens onto a terrace when the Donegal climate permits, which it often does, according to Ferran.
      • My room opened upon the central gallery, and was not even on the same floor as that on which Raffles - and I think all the other men - were quartered.
      • As the hub of the house, the great room opens to the entrance gallery, the deck, and the breakfast nook.
      • We could open a gallery from the upstairs room to the living room and it would be a memorable feature.

  • 3shooting gallery

    tiro al blanco masculine
  • 4

    Geography Mining
    galería feminine
    • Beyond the entrance was a great underground gallery, studded with rows of openings.
    • At the base of the shaft, six horizontal galleries were found, extending for over 15m in some cases.
    • Lecterns with adapted heights were fit within the existing archways of the archeological galleries.
    • Large numbers of sacred cats were mummified and deposited in underground galleries at some sites such as Tel Basta at the town of Zagazig, east of Cairo.
    • The Foggaras, a network of underground galleries, conducted water from one place to the other over very long distances so as to avoid evaporation.
    • Degus are social rodents that live in underground galleries, connected above ground by a system of runways.
    • A stone staircase leads to the deep cave labyrinth, 2500m of underground galleries.
    • While burial in underground galleries carved out of soft rock was not restricted to Roman Christians alone, it is with them that the catacombs are most commonly associated.
    • We walked through replicas of the old houses with their cooling wind-towers, and then down a spiral staircase to the underground galleries.
    • Shafts that provide access to a series of galleries that follow seams of material underground are known as galleried shaft mines.
    • The mines, a Unesco world cultural heritage monument, attract tourists from round the world to its labyrinthine tunnels, galleries and underground lakes.
    • The gallery was finally tamped with sod or earth, over a length of 6 to 10 meters.
    • Three galleries occur round the shaft where there are shale beds.
    • Then come ambrosia beetles and western oak bark beetles by the thousands, flocking to feed, tunnel out galleries, and lay their eggs.
    • When flint was reached the miners cut a series of radiating galleries out from the shaft to follow the seam.
    • The underground galleries use concrete construction.
  • 5US

    (golf spectators)
    público masculine
    • When the coast was clear, I leaped into position and hit the ball right on the green and two-putted for par and a nice hand from the gallery.
    • Watching from the TV tower, I cringe at the way galleries crowd in from the left and in front of the player.
    • He wasn't expecting to win, but he was keen to show golf's most knowledgeable galleries that he was a genuine talent.
    • Happy to milk the galleries he gives back as much as he receives and, despite throttling back his driving, he can still conjure up the kind of spectacular shots that keep the galleries cheering.
    • The antagonism from the galleries at the last Ryder Cup in Boston was over the top.
    • By this time, the gallery was really getting excited.
    • After wild applause from the gallery, Hogan said nothing, then hit his next shot within a few feet of the cup.
    • When he hit and when he putted, it was over - then you had to putt, and the gallery is all running around.
    • Loudmouths in the gallery are ruining the pleasure of watching the pros play in person.
    • With the gallery six deep from tee to green on every hole for those two rounds, Jack's farewell drew an appropriate and appreciative audience.
    • Although our round wasn't quite like a major on Sunday, I can tell you the gallery of two caddies went crazy with excitement.
    • However, it's impossible to police everyone in the gallery, or tournament golf would turn into a police state.
    • That this is the same man who has snapped at golf galleries from Albuquerque to Long Island.
    • Tom Watson and the Scots golfing galleries relived all their yesteryears at Turnberry last week when he and Jack Nicklaus played out the reprise of the Duel of the Sun.
    • By seeking more mainstream sports fans, is golf in danger of attracting football crowds instead of the more traditional golf galleries?
    • Maybe that's because I'm over near the gallery in the rough.
    • My tee shot went right and into the gallery and struck - of all people - my fiancée, Amanda, in the back.
    • For the packed gallery of the Delhi Golf Club, the $300,000 Hero Honda Masters had all the ingredients that lead to a great finish.
    • But on the golf course, in front of galleries, I'm out of my element.
    • When I sank my putt, they were staring over my shoulder like a gallery at a tour event.