Noun(1) a small recess opening off a larger room
(1) She sleeps in the alcove of an old wall that once formed the perimeter of a Maharaja's palace.(2) They headed to the control room, a small alcove in the wall with a window cut out of it to see the entire hangar.(3) Looking around the room again, he discovered an alcove in the wall next to the table.(4) Happell translated this brief into a curvy front counter with bright lights, white walls and little yellow-tiled alcoves , dominated by a large deep red menu board.(5) Caregiver stations between patient rooms are ergonomically measured, adjustable stands built into wall alcoves .(6) Elegantly erotic statues stood once more in alcoves around the room, and the massive murals were nearly finished.(7) There were also many alcoves built into the wall on top of one another.(8) The interior was pleasant and interesting: an historic village inn which had been well refurbished, with beams exposed on the ceiling, an open fire and lots of little rooms and alcoves .(9) Each wall was aligned with alcoves that curved around statues.(10) They were headed farther down, several levels below the room they'd been in the day before, hoping to find more than empty rooms and bare alcoves .(11) The muted lighting seeping from recessed light fixtures in alcoves along the wall cast many a shadow throughout the room.(12) This is a tranquil lofty space, white-painted, lined down each wall with illuminated rendered alcoves and upholstered benches.(13) Large social gatherings usually take place in a special room with two alcoves built into a wall.(14) I remember the alcoves round the walls, with glass chandeliers, like water fountains.(15) They emerged into a large natural cavern that had been modified by adding cells and alcoves around the wall.(16) Recessed, arched alcoves terminating in solid plank wooden doors were placed about every 10 paces on alternate sides of the corridor.
1. recess ::
2. niche ::
3. nook ::
4. bay ::
5. arbor ::
6. bower ::
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