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alcove

any recessed usually vaulted area, as in a garden wall

Alcove

A small recessed space, connected to or opening directly into a larger room.

alcove

[′al‚kōv]
(architecture)
A recessed part of a room.
A small room that opens into a larger one.
An arched opening in a wall.
(geology)
A large niche formed by a stream in a face of horizontal strata.

alcove

A small recessed space, opening directly into a larger room.
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The gully system shows four intervals where water-borne sediments were carried down the steep slopes of nearby alcoves and deposited in alluvial fans," said Samuel Schon, a Brown graduate student and the paper's lead author.
It is a picturesque reminder that medieval pilgrims usually bivouacked on balconies and in alcoves in the cathedral itself.
As they queued for the club, he pulled her into an alcove and assaulted her.
Then he found out that the house would wrap around itself to form an alcove in the backyard.
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One of the many details within this sensitively designed restoration by Mithun was this full alcove "room identifier" for residents with Alzheimer's disease.
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For instance, if the floor space extends more than 24 inches into an alcove, the minimum alcove width should be 36 inches.