bowling alley

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bowling alley

n.
1. A smooth, level wooden lane used in bowling.
2. A building or room containing lanes for bowling.

bowling alley

n
1. (Bowls & Bowling)
a. a long narrow wooden lane down which the ball is rolled in tenpin bowling
b. a similar lane or alley, usually with raised sides, for playing skittles (ninepins)
2. (Bowls & Bowling) a building having several lanes for tenpin bowling

bowl′ing al`ley


n.
1. a long, narrow wooden lane or alley, for the game of tenpins.
2. an establishment containing a number of such lanes.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowling alley - a building that contains several alleys for bowlingbowling alley - a building that contains several alleys for bowling
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
2.bowling alley - a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pinsbowling alley - a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
bowling equipment - equipment used in bowling
lane - a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic
foul line - a line across a bowling alley that a bowler must not cross
Translations
kuželník
bowlinghal
keilarata
kuglana
ボウリング場
볼링 레인
bowlinghall
เลนเล่นโบว์ลิ่ง
nơi chơi bowling

bowling alley

n(pista da) bowling m inv

bowling alley

مَسار كُرَّة البولينْج kuželník bowlinghal Bowlingbahn αίθουσα μπόουλινγκ bolera keilarata piste de bowling kuglana sala da bowling ボウリング場 볼링 레인 bowlingbaan bowlingbane kręgielnia pista de boliche, pista de bowling кегельбан bowlinghall เลนเล่นโบว์ลิ่ง bowling salonu nơi chơi bowling 保龄球场
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