Definition of Auditorium

1. Noun. The area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits.

Generic synonyms: Area
Specialized synonyms: Assembly Hall



Definition of Auditorium

1. n. The part of a church, theater, or other public building, assigned to the audience.

Definition of Auditorium

1. Noun. A large room for public meetings or performances. ¹

2. Noun. (context: in a theater, etc.) The space where the audience is located. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auditorium

1. [n -RIA or -RIUMS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Auditorium

audition
auditioned
auditionee
auditionees
auditioner
auditioners
auditioning
auditions
auditive
auditives
auditor
auditoria
auditorial
auditories
auditorily
auditorium (current term)
auditoriums
auditors
auditorship
auditorships
auditory
auditory agnosia
auditory alternans
auditory aphasia
auditory apparatus
auditory area
auditory brainstem response audiometry
auditory canal
auditory capsule
auditory center

Literary usage of Auditorium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"By bringing the auditorium closer to the Acropolis, it was possible to make a more extensive use ... The auditorium faced almost directly towards the south. ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"When making an acoustical correction for an auditorium, the absorbing power of the audience is figured as an important factor ..."

3. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1920)
"Another device, proposed for a great municipal auditorium in a western city, will not so readily commend itself for general use, because of the great ..."

4. The Gary Schools: A General Account by Abraham Flexner, Frank Puterbaugh Bachman (1918)
"Most large modern schools possess an auditorium where the entire school assembles for a brief ... At Gary, however, the auditorium in the larger schools is, ..."

5. Planning Church Buildings by Henry Edward Tralle, George Earnest Merrill (1921)
"CHAPTER IV auditorium AND OTHER ROOMS The church needs one large room, and usually only one. If there is built a second auditorium of about equal size, ..."

6. High School Buildings by William Conrad Bruce (1919)
"When used as a study hail an auditorium requires only the installation of chairs ... When the auditorium is used also as a gymnasium it should be designed ..."

7. American Architect and Building News (1908)
"The building will be six stories high, with the first story about thirty feet in the main auditorium, the total height being one hundred and ten feet above ..."

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