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.
(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.
(Fort.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
(Mining) A working drift or level.
Whispering gallery. See under Whispering.
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