HyperDic: hall

English > 13 senses of the word hall / Hall:
NOUNartifacthall, hallwayan interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
artifacthall, anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibulea large entrance or reception room or area
artifacthalla large room for gatherings or entertainment
artifacthall, dormitory, dorm, residence hall, student residencea college or university building containing living quarters for students
artifacthall, manor hallthe large room of a manor or castle
person Hall, Radclyffe Hall, Marguerite Radclyffe HallEnglish writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
person Hall, G. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley HallUnited States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
person Hall, Charles Martin HallUnited States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
person Hall, Charles Francis HallUnited States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
person Hall, Asaph HallUnited States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
artifacthall, mansion, mansion house, manse, residencea large and imposing house
artifacthalla large building used by a college or university for teaching or research
artifacthalla large building for meetings / meetings or entertainment
hall / Hall > pronunciation
Soundshhao'l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open.
Example"the elevators were at the end of the hall"
Synonymhallway
PartsceilingThe overhead upper surface of a covered space
floor, flooringThe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
wallAn architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
NarrowerconcourseA wide hallway in a building where people can walk
BroadercorridorAn enclosed passageway
Spanishpasillo, sala, vestíbulo
Catalanrebedor, vestíbul
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA large entrance or reception room or area.
Synonymsanteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
NarrowernarthexA vestibule leading to the nave of a church
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishantecámara, antesala, entrada, hall, recibidor, vestíbulo, zaguán
Catalanantecambra, antesala, avantcambra, avantsala, entrada, lobby, rebedor, vestíbul
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA large room for gatherings or entertainment.
Examples
  • "lecture hall"
  • "pool hall"
Narrowerbeer hallA hall or barroom featuring beer and (usually) entertainment
concert hallA hall where concerts are given
exhibition hall, exhibition areaA large hall for holding exhibitions
floorThe legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
great hallThe principal hall in a castle or mansion
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishsala de actos
Catalansala d'actes
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA college or university building containing living quarters for students.
Synonymsdormitory, dorm, residence hall, student residence
Narrowerhall of residenceA university dormitory
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
living quarters, quartershousing available for people to live in
Spanishresidencia de estudiantes, residencia, residencia universitaria
Catalanresidència d'estudiants, residència
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningThe large room of a manor or castle.
Synonymmanor hall
Part ofmansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residenceA large and imposing house
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
English > Hall: 13 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningEnglish writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943).
SynonymsRadclyffe Hall, Marguerite Radclyffe Hall
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishRadclyffe Hall
CatalanRadclyffe Hall
English > Hall: 13 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924).
SynonymsG. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley Hall
Instance ofpsychologistA scientist trained in psychology
SpanishGranville Stanley Hall
CatalanGranville Stanley Hall
English > Hall: 13 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningUnited States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914).
SynonymCharles Martin Hall
Instance ofchemistA scientist who specializes in chemistry
SpanishCharles Martin Hall
CatalanCharles Martin Hall
English > Hall: 13 senses > noun 9, person
MeaningUnited States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871).
SynonymCharles Francis Hall
Instance ofexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
SpanishCharles Francis Hall
CatalanCharles Francis Hall
English > Hall: 13 senses > noun 10, person
MeaningUnited States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907).
SynonymAsaph Hall
Instance ofastronomer, uranologist, stargazerA physicist who studies astronomy
SpanishAsaph Hall
CatalanAsaph Hall
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA large and imposing house.
Synonymsmansion, mansion house, manse, residence
Partsmanor hall, hallThe large room of a manor or castle
Narrowermanor, manor houseThe mansion of a lord or wealthy person
palace, castleA large and stately mansion
stately homeA mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family
BroaderhouseA dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
Spanishmansión, palacete
Catalanmansió
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningA large building used by a college or university for teaching or research.
Example"halls of learning"
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
English > hall: 13 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA large building for meetings / meetings or entertainment.
Narrowercity hallA building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government
guildhallThe hall of a guild or corporation
lyceumA public hall for lectures and concerts
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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