Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, an expanse of wall unbroken by architectural features or ornaments; especially, such an expanse con sidered as a feature of design, or as a field for decoration in painting, or of any other na ture.
“But I agree, the wall-space around the beds should have been used for cupboards, shelves, and drawers. modina on 18 Jan 2009 at 9: 09 am #”
“I saw every bit of available wall-space hung deep with sea-boots, oilskins, and garments, clean and dirty, of various sorts.”
“They were beautiful and honest things, and he decorated all the available wall-space of his bedroom with them.”
“Since relocating to a much smaller space, I've learned to make the most of the wall-space with an assortment of noticeboards, hooks, pins, rails, clips, magazine holders, magnetic boards and magnets, drawer handles, and of course the pre-existing and incredibly handy picture rail.”
“On birthdays, holidays and graduations, the dreaded swarm descends, perching on her shelves, flapping up her wall-space, peeking out from her closet -- it's like a horror movie.”
“` My next exhibition, I don't want any wall-space showing, just ranks of painted faces demanding we pay them some attention. ”
“August had decided of his own accord to brace the walls of his garage with steel struts and divide the wall-space off into panels.”
“Note the possibility of using the wall-space between the buttresses for storage (shelving).”
“More wine racks took up the furthest wall except for the door through to the office and storeroom, and on every other inch of wall-space there were shelves for sherries, beers, mixers and coke and all the oddments that people asked for.”
“The base of the colonnade beneath the balustrade and pillars is a rough concrete wall hidden by a sloping bank of evergreens, upon which the eye rests pleasantly amid so much wall-space and architectural decoration.”
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