Dugačka i uzana prostorija koja je, zbog svojih dugih zidova, naročiot podesna za izlaganje umetničkih dela; zbirka umetničkih dela, naročito slika; dug hodnik, koridor; pokriven balkon (u pozorištu, parlamentu); u utvrđenjima: pokriven hodnik; u rudnicima: prokop; fig. slušaoci, gledaoci, publika (u pozorištu, parlamentu i dr.). (grč.)
ETYM French, dim. of cabine or cabane. Related to Cabin.
1. A cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display.
2. A storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock; SYN. locker, storage locker.
3. Housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television; SYN. console.
4. Persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers.
In government, a group of ministers that act as advisers to a country's executive. Cabinet members generally advise on, decide, or administer the government's policy. The US cabinet consists of the secretaries (heads) of the executive departments, appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. The secretaries are not members of Congress; they are advisers to the president. In the UK, the cabinet system originated under the Stuart monarchs; under William III it became customary for the king to select his ministers from the party with a parliamentary majority. The chief royal adviser was called the prime minister.
Sinonimi: art gallery | picture gallery
ETYM French galerie, Italian galleria, from Late Lat. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. Old Fren. galerie a rejoicing, from galer to rejoice. Related to Gallant.
1. A covered passageway especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns.
2. A long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose.
3. A room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited; SYN. art gallery, picture gallery.
4. Narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade.
5. Spectators at a golf or tennis match.