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noun as in central building area

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Each of the five interlocking buildings feature staggered indoor oases, meandering skywalks and a glass-topped central atrium that helps naturally regulate the inner climate.

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The lodge had floor to ceiling atrium windows and held about three dozen tables for dinner.

According to the inspector general’s report, Goldstein said a man in the hospital’s atrium cafe “bumped his entire body against mine and told me I looked like I needed a smile and a good time.”

Now oddly enough, if we look closely, the atrium of the Roman domus didn’t seem to have any window openings that faced the streets.

The video starts off with what is known as the atrium section of the Roman domus.

He had reassembled the weapon in a bathroom and stepped out onto a fourth-floor walkway overlooking an atrium.

He was wounded as he and a number of comrades exchanged fire with Alexis, by one account across the atrium.

The PBS broadcast will also be screened for free, beginning at 9:00 p.m., at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

A perk I found appealing is the breakfast served in the central atrium underneath a dramatic glass dome.

The attractions at the Atrium were set out fully; but the name of Ras Fendihook did not appear.

The Italian atrium, or cavdium, acquired thus a form essentially different from the Grecian court.

Now a vivid flash of lightning rent the leaden sky overhead and searched the dark corners of the atrium.

"Come along," she said, and they stole through the deserted house to get into the street by the atrium.

In the centre of the atrium was the impluvium, a rectangular marble tank to catch and hold the waters from the roof.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to atrium, such as: chamber, entrance, cavity, court, passage, and room.

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