Definition of mezzanine
1 : a low-ceilinged story between two main stories of a building; especially : an intermediate story that projects in the form of a balcony
2a : the lowest balcony in a theaterb : the first few rows of such a balcony
Recent Examples of mezzanine from the Web
Plans for the store include a mezzanine level that would function as a teaching kitchen and gathering space where Dave's, University Hospitals and neighborhood groups could host events and classes.
But extensive renovation in the restaurant and mezzanine levels means that about 150 restaurant and banquets employees will be laid off during the construction period, which is expected to go until May 2018.
Escalators, which once carried shoppers to the mezzanine, have been replaced with a wide flowing staircase.
Accessories: Circular pixel tiger rug ($650) displayed on the floor of the mezzanine; Army-surplus-parachute-material shopping bag ($60).
The new Shops at Clearfork location will include a dining room, butcher shop, patio and mezzanine.
Audience members are seated in the orchestra and mezzanine as well as at cabaret tables and in red leather banquettes onstage.
Sturdy white cloud shapes form the seating and play equipment in the sky-blue mezzanine.
The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group's second concept in the Dana Hotel and Spa will be a theatrical bar on the mezzanine level, promising visually arresting cocktails by Benjamin Schiller.
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Origin and Etymology of mezzanine
French, from Italian mezzanino, from mezzano middle, from Latin medianus middle, median
First Known Use: 1711See Words from the same year
MEZZANINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mezzanine for English Language Learners
: a small floor that is between two main levels of a building and that is usually in the form of a balcony
: the lowest balcony in a theater
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