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mezzanine

1. an intermediate storey, esp a low one between the ground and first floor of a building
2. Theatre US and Canadian the first balcony
3. Theatre Brit a room or floor beneath the stage

Mezzanine

A low-ceilinged story located between two main stories, it is usually constructed directly above the ground floor, often projecting over it as a balcony.

Mezzanine

 

an additional structure above the middle section of a house (usually a small house). Mezzanines often have a balcony. They became popular in Russia in the 19th century in low-story stone and, particularly, wooden buildings.

mezzanine, entresol

1. A low-ceilinged story or extensive balcony, usually constructed next above the ground floor.
2. In a theater, the lowest balcony or the forward part of the first balcony.
3. A space under the stage used for the manipulation of scenery in connection with a plateau lift system.