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     1. n. A balcony in an auditorium.
     2. n. A secondary floor, in between the main floors of a building; entresol.
           On our way to the top floor, we stopped at the mezzanine.
     3. n. A small window used to light such a secondary floor.
     4. n. Additional flooring laid over a floor to bring it up to some height or level.
     5. n. (theatre) A floor under the stage, from which contrivances such as traps are worked.
     6. adj. (engineering) Fulfilling an intermediate or secondary function.
           To make interconnections easier, we added a mezzanine PCB.

Example Sentences

But the supermarket chain replied that because the extension would take the form of an internal mezzanine floor it did not need planning permission. 

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