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An entryway.


(Architecture) a place of entry


(ˈɛn triˌweɪ)

a passage affording entrance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entranceway - something that provides access (to get in or get out)entranceway - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
access, approach - a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
archway, arch - a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
doorway, room access, door, threshold - the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
gateway - an entrance that can be closed by a gate
hatchway, scuttle, opening - an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
pithead - the entrance to a coal mine
portal - a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically); "the portals of the cathedral"; "the portals of heaven"; "the portals of success"
porte-cochere - a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
servant's entrance, service door, service entrance - an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
stage door - an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel
vomitory - an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
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Soon the party was near me, and from the black shadows of my entranceway I perceived a score of mounted warriors, who, in passing, dropped a dozen words that fetched my heart clean into the top of my head.
For a moment he stood motionless just within the entranceway, listening.
Located across from one of the Anchor tenants entranceway.
The homeowner was alerted to the attempted break-in by the loud noises made by Gonzales as he tried to crawl through the tiny entranceway.
A large bronze coin installed at the entranceway displays the store's tagline: "Where everyone comes to play.
Not far from the entranceway, we paused in one of those disorienting moments that happens at such events: There was a 1961 photograph of usme and the woman I was standing next to, and the rest of the ragtag band from our long ago Bunk 4: nine 11-year-old Jewish girls in a half-docked canoe, two bashful, non-Jewish counselors standing in the background.
DESCRIPTION OF LAND All that leasehold interest being the third and fourth floor maisonette together with its entranceway from the ground floor and stairway, known as 28c Clevedon Road Llanrumney, Cardiff CF3 4HQ Date: 23 December 2014Shaun Jamieson County Solicitor Legal Services, Cardiff County Council County Hall, Atlantic Wharf Cardiff CF10 4UW
This challenge will invite your students to design a grand entranceway to the school.
In the new reconstruction, an access path leads to an entranceway to the facility.
The new swipe-card system and CCTV cameras at the main entranceway have meant other entrances to the buildings have been closed.
Designed by Renegade, a 50-meter long video sculpture coils like a DNA strand in the entranceway of the 2012 "100% Design" exhibition at Earls Court, London.
Museum officials also feel an entranceway allowing visibility between the reception area and outdoor approach would enhance security.