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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Galleries
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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gal·ler·y n.; pl. Galleries
 1. A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal.
 2. A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.
 3. A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall.
 4. Naut. A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850.
 5. Fort. Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
 6. Mining A working drift or level.
 Whispering gallery. See under Whispering.