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balcony

1. a platform projecting from the wall of a building with a balustrade or railing along its outer edge, often with access from a door or window
2. a gallery in a theatre or auditorium, above the dress circle
3. US and Canadian any circle or gallery in a theatre or auditorium including the dress circle

Balcony

A projecting platform usually on the exterior of a building, sometimes supported from below by brackets or corbels, or cantilevered by projecting members of wood, metal or masonry. They are most often enclosed with a railing, balustrade, or other parapet.

balcony

[′bal·kə·nē]
(building construction)
A deck which projects from a building wall above ground level.

balcony

1. A projecting platform on a building, sometimes supported from below, sometimes cantilevered; enclosed with a railing or balustrade.
2. A projecting gallery in an auditorium; a seating area over the main floor.
3. An elevated platform used in a permanent stage setting in a theater.
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In addition to preserving the structural integrity of the balconies by retarding water and preventing deterioration of the masonry and structural steel, the new covers have greatly enhanced the aesthetic appeal of the building by giving it a more modern look.
There have been seven falls this year and an Abta spokesman said: "As we head into peak summer season we are again urging young holidaymakers to think about the potential risks of balconies.
It is also considering pursuing the best safety conditions in accordance with best international practices to safeguard children from falling from windows, balconies and terraces of high-rises and residential apartments.
The Child Protection Higher Committee will hold a special workshop in Abu Dhabi next month to discuss new measures to reduce the risk of children falling from balconies and windows in the capital.
All 148 of Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos' spacious junior and luxury suites have fully equipped kitchenettes and private balconies facing the Sea of Cortes.
Superior steel construction with 3 superimposed double or twin balconies on strip footings.
YOU and your business partner have set up a company specialising in the manufacture and installation of balconies, particularly in old-built properties.
It stands against the skyline on the ridge above Woolloomooloo, and seems to be almost frilly externally, with curving balconies setting up a detailed and animated contrapuntal pattern up the shaft, terminating in a generous wide cap at the top.
Units feature full size washer/dryer connections, ceiling fans, screened patios or balconies and vaulted ceilings.
The second floor structure ripped out two balconies below as it plunged into a basement stairwell.
Larger enclosed cabin-style balconies on the east side are supported on angled steel tripods and connected to individual flats by narrow walkways.