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Definition of the noun alcove
What does alcove mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alcoves
- a small recess opening off a larger room
- examples: I found an alcove with a statue of a Hindu deity. | An alcove is useful for storing things.
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of alcove: bay
- more generic words: niche / recess = an enclosure that is set back or indented
- more specific words: carrell / cubicle / carrel / stall = small individual study area in a library
Alcove a.k.a. Alcove, New York: Alcove is a hamlet in the town of Coeymans, Albany County, New York. It is a prime example of a 19th-century mill town located at a rural intersection and as such it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the Albany area as the Alcove Historic District. The city of Albany's Alcove Reservoir lies to the west of the hamlet.
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Alcove is a record label.
Alcove is an architectural term for a recess in a room, usually screened off by pillars, balustrades or drapery.
- also known as recreio
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Group Theory (2006)
Beijing 1984. Proceedings of an International Symposium Held in Beijing, August 27 - September 8, 1984 by Hsio-Fu Tuan
An alcove is a facet F where R.
10 Years Back. 10 Years Ahead by Reinhard Wilhelm
Indeed, ALCOVE is an excellent model: It can predict a large part of the experimental data published in the psychological categorization literature. In essence, ALCOVE is a connectionist model in which certain nodes, the category nodes, are ...
The Swan King (2012)
Ludwig II of Bavaria by Christopher McIntosh
Opposite the alcove is a mural showing St Michael fighting the dragon, a motif which is repeated in a statue high up on the north wall of the castle and also in a mural on the eastern wall. Like the lion, the theme of Fantasies in Stone I91.
The Loud Red Patrick (1956)
A New Comedy by John Boruff
Up Left directly adjacent to alcove is a sideboard with wine, liquors and glassware. Up Left a chair.
by Shahn Majid
The fundamental alcove is a part of this defined by one more inequality (an upper ...
Connectionist Psychology (1999)
A Text with Readings by Rob Ellis, Glyn W. Humphreys
The model ALCOVE is a feed-forward connectionist network with three layers of nodes. Its basic computations are a direct implementation of Nosofsky's (1986) GCM. Like the GCM, ALCOVE assumes that stimuli can be represented as points ...
The cabinet dictionary. To which is added a supplementary treatise on geometrical lines, perspective, and painting in general (1803)
by Thomas Sheraton
ALCOVE, or RECESS, used in Spain for seats and sometimes for beds of state. The English have imitated these by sometimes fitting up the end of long rooms in thi» : style; which may answer both for ornament and to bring any apartment of an ...
by Elaine Costello
alcove n. A small ...
by William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland
Alcove and Alcove Room.—The Tenement House Law of New York requires by one section ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
ALCOVE, Spanish, alcoba; Danish, alkove; from the Arabic, alkobba : an arched or vaulted apartment, containing a bed of state, or seats for company : also a shady recess in gardens or pleasure grounds. The weary'd champion lull'd in soft ...
with the Biblical fragments by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor
The doors of the kaah, and part of the cupola, appears in front ; on the side, the high arched alcove, or divan, with the shed above; the marble facing of the mustaby, the mosaic pavement between that and the basin, and the fountain playing.
A Dictionary of Architecture (1854)
Historical, Descriptive, Topographical, Decorative, Theoretical and Mechanical ... by Robert Stuart (c.e.)
At Pompeii, the front of a tomb, which stands by the road-side, is formed into an alcove' with stone seats. The use of alcoves, as well as the word, (from alcoba,) seems to have been more immediately derived by us from the Spanish builders, ...
A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by William Audsley
ALCOVE. Term commonly applied to a recessed portion of an apartment, or to a smaller apartment built out from a greater, and connected therewith by a large arched or lintelled opening. In its strictest sense it is applied to those chambers or ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
ALCOVE. ALCO- hast been gracious ; Tiot of those against whom thou HAN. art incensed, nor of those who go astray." This is the first chapter, and is entitled, " The preface, or intro- , duction, revealed at Mecca." In Arabic it is called " Al Fatibat," ...
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A small amphitheatre out the back of the Fondation Cartier building in Paris.
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Harpa concert hall, Reykjavik, Iceland.
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Jacob's Well, Kansas City, MO.
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Eo Inn, Orlando
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An alcove just outside of the chapel's entrance.
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Wat Umong, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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a mini version of the nearby, Colossal, Alcove in Mee Canyon.
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- Double Arch Alcove
Double Arch Alcove in Kolob Canyons.
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Scrabble value of A1L1C3O1V4E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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