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
References in classic literature ?
As the time passed, I worked as boy-helper on an ice-wagon, set up pins in a bowling alley with a saloon attached, and swept out saloons at Sunday picnic grounds.
The first day I worked in the bowling alley, the barkeeper, according to custom, called us boys up to have a drink after we had been setting up pins for several hours.
And, if the Man Higher Up is ever found, take my assurance for it, he will be a large, pale man with blue wristlets showing under his cuffs, and he will be sitting to have his shoes polisbed within sound of a bowling alley, and there will be somewhere about him turquoises.
Many of the saloons in Packingtown had pool tables, and some of them bowling alleys, by means of which he could spend his evenings in petty gambling.
Eugene Coin and Jewelry, located just north of the bowling alley, also suffered water and smoke damage.
The bowling alley struggled for years and finally went into receivership last June with the loss of 22 jobs.
and worked frantically, and successfully, to limit the fire to the bowling alley.
My son would be sad to know of the sudden closure of the Forum Bowling Alley.
As he was parking in St Elizabeth's Road, in the Foleshill area of the city, he was grabbed by two men who forced him to drive his red saloon car back to the bowling alley.
Ron and Mary Ann Rettke, both 61, survived the fire at the bowling alley they bought in 1987.
Since then no-one has come forward wanting to take over the business as a bowling alley.