Definition of Mezzanine

1. Noun. First or lowest balcony.

Exact synonyms: First Balcony
Generic synonyms: Balcony
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2. Noun. Intermediate floor just above the ground floor.
Exact synonyms: Entresol, Mezzanine Floor
Generic synonyms: Floor, Level, Storey, Story

Definition of Mezzanine

1. n. Same as Entresol.

2. n. A flooring laid over a floor to bring it up to some height or level.

Definition of Mezzanine

1. Noun. A balcony in an auditorium. ¹

2. Noun. A sub-floor, in between main floors of a building. ¹

3. Adjective. (engineering) Fulfilling an intermediate or secondary function. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mezzanine

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Literary usage of Mezzanine

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"mezzanine. A partial low story introduced in the height of a principal story ; hence, any subordinate story intermediate between two main stories. ..."

2. Electric Power Plant Engineering by Joshua Weingreen (1910)
"on the first mezzanine. (Fig. 243.) The selector switches mentioned above are on the second mezzanine and are interlocked to prevent closing both of them at ..."

3. A Twentieth Century Palace: The Piccadilly Hotel, with Some Notes on the by Piccadilly hotel, London, England, Piccadilly hotel, London, London Piccadilly hotel (1908)
"The mezzanine floor between the basement and Ground floor is occupied by the ... This mezzanine floor is approached by the three staircases described for ..."

4. Handbook for Architects and Builders by Illinois society of architects (1908)
"The area of any one or all of the galleries, mezzanine or intermediate floors in any one story used wholly or in part- for the purposes of Class VII. in any ..."

5. Design for Learningby Tom Bentley, Ciara Fairley, Shelagh Wright by Tom Bentley, Ciara Fairley, Shelagh Wright (2001)
"For further information and subscription details please contact: Demos The mezzanine Elizabeth House 39 York Road London ..."

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