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patio definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence [syn: patio, terrace]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural patios) Etymology: Spanish Date: 1828 1. courtyard; especially an inner court open to the sky 2. a recreation area that adjoins a dwelling, is often paved, and is adapted especially to outdoor dining

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os) 1 a paved usu. roofless area adjoining and belonging to a house. 2 an inner court open to the sky in a Spanish or Spanish-American house. Etymology: Sp.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Patio Pa"ti*o, n. In Spain, Spanish America, etc., a court or courtyard of a house or other building; esp., an inner court open to the sky.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Patio Pa"ti*o (p[aum]"t[-e]*[-o]), n. [Sp., a court] (Metal) A paved yard or floor where ores are cleaned and sorted, or where ore, salt, mercury, etc., are trampled by horses, to effect intermixture and amalgamation. Note: The patio process is used to reduce silver ores by amalgamation.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(patios) A patio is an area of flat blocks or concrete next to a house, where people can sit and relax or eat. N-COUNT



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