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a. A series of arches supported by columns, piers, or pillars, either freestanding or attached to a wall to form a gallery.
b. A series of arches employed for decorative purposes.
2. A roofed passageway or lane, especially one with shops on one or both sides.
a. A commercial establishment featuring an array of large mechanical or electronic games, such as pinball machines or video games, that charge players money before each game.
b. A section within another establishment, as at a bowling alley or movie theater, that features such games.
tr.v. ar·cad·ed, ar·cad·ing, ar·cades
To provide with or form into an arcade: closed off and arcaded the narrow street.
[French, from Italian arcata, from arco, arch, from Latin arcus.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Architecture) a set of arches and their supporting columns
2. (Architecture) a covered and sometimes arched passageway, usually with shops on one or both sides
3. (Architecture) a building, or part of a building, with an arched roof
[C18: from French, from Italian arcata, from arco, from Latin arcus bow, arch]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a. a series of arches supported on piers or columns.
b. an arched, roofed-in gallery.
2. an arched or covered passageway, usu. with shops on each side.
3. an area with coin-operated games.
[1725–35; < French < Italian arcata arch]
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|Noun||1.||arcade - a covered passageway with shops and stalls on either side|
amusement arcade - an arcade featuring coin-operated game machines
passageway - a passage between rooms or between buildings
penny arcade - an arcade with coin-operated devices for entertainment
|2.||arcade - a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns|
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
loggia - a roofed arcade or gallery with open sides stretching along the front or side of a building; often at an upper level
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1. gallery, mall, cloister, portico, colonnade, covered walk, peristyle mansions with vaulted roofs and arcades
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
yfirbyggt sund; bogagöng
1. (= shopping precinct) → galería f comercial; (round public square) → soportales mpl, pórtico m; (in building) → galería f interior; (in church) → claustro m
B. CPD arcade game N → videojuego m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= series of arches) → arcade f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
arcade[ɑːˈkeɪd] n (passage with shops) → galleria; (series of arches) → portico; (round public square) → porticato, portici mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a covered passage or area usually with shops, stalls etc. a shopping arcade; an amusement arcade. arkade قَنْطَرَه свод arcada podloubí, arkáda die Arkade arkade; buegang στοάarcada; galería kaarkäik پاساژ؛ بازارچه kaarikäytävä galerie מַעֲבָר מְקוּמַר तोरणपथ arkada árkád; (fedett) üzletközpont lorong beratap yfirbyggt sund; bogagöng galleria アーケード 아케이드 arkada arkāde; pasāža arked galerijarkade, buegangarkada, pasaż سرپوښلی لار arcada galerie пассаж podlubie, arkáda pasaža (s trgovinami) (nadsvođen) pasaž valvgång, arkad ทางเดินที่มีร้านขายของสองฝั่ง kemeraltı, kapalı çarşı, pasaj 拱廊，拱廊式商店街 пасаж з крамницями مسقف راستہ ، محرابی قطار đường có mái vòm 有拱顶的步行街，拱廊
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