from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large open space for the gathering or passage of crowds, as in an airport.
- n. A broad thoroughfare.
- n. A great crowd; a throng.
- n. The act of coming, moving, or flowing together.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large open space in a building where people can gather.
- n. A large group of people; a crowd.
- n. The running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things; confluence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A moving, flowing, or running together; confluence.
- n. An assembly; a gathering formed by a voluntary or spontaneous moving and meeting in one place.
- n. The place or point of meeting or junction of two bodies.
- n. An open space where several roads or paths meet; esp. an open space in a park where several roads meet.
- n. Concurrence; coöperation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A moving, running, or flowing together; a commingling; concurrence; confluence; coincidence.
- n. A meeting or coming together of people; an assembly; a throng; a crowd.
- n. An assemblage of things; an agglomeration; a gathering; a cluster.
- n. The place or point of meeting; a point of contact or junction of two or more bodies.
- n. Hence A place for the gathering or resort of carriages with their occupants, as at a good point of view or of accommodation in a park or other public place.
- n. Concurrence; aid; coöperation.
- n. In Scots law, concurrence by a person having legal qualification to grant it. Thus, to every libel in the Court of Justiciary the lord advocate's concourse or concurrence is necessary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
- n. a large gathering of people
- n. a coming together of people
Along with this, the arena's main concourse is narrow and crammed with useless kiosks selling everything from caramel apples to nachos to kettle corn, making the walk to the one smoking area something of a slow death march for the nicotine needy.
The main concourse is crowded more than usual due to train delays.
The 380,000-square-foot, $342 million concourse is designed with a translucent roof that filters sunlight, architecture firm Gensler says.
The once grand European-style post office still stands, though its concourse is given over to Chinese merchants selling cell phones from rickety glass cabinets.
It still looked impressive, but the central aisle, with its exhibition of ancient Olmec sculpture, had the air of a glamorous, soaring main concourse of a train station.
The youth who receive the tickets are then invited to attend a pre-game event at the MTS Centre, the concourse is lined with information and interactive booths that the youth can visit.
As I walk the terrazzo floor of the main concourse one morning, passing specialty food concessions, a QuikTrip convenience store, and a team retail outlet that awaits its team, the arena seems cavernously empty, as it must for all but the 10 or so days a month that it stages events.
Know also that the entrance to an airline concourse is also a “gate”.
The concourse is not large enough to handle an extra 3,000 people without leaving many with an uncomfortable experience at the park.
The diagram/cross section on page 9 would appear to indicate that the concourse is widening 36% from 22 'to 30'.
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