alcove definition

  • noun:
    • A recess or partly enclosed expansion linked to or forming element of a space.
    • A secluded structure, such as for instance a bower, in a garden.
    • a tiny recessed location tripped from a bigger area.
    • A recessed part of a-room, or a tiny space starting into a bigger one; particularly, a recess to include a bed; a lateral recess in a library.
    • a little ornamental building with seats, or an arched seat, in a pleasure floor; a yard bower.
    • Any natural recess analogous to an alcove or recess in a condo.
    • A covered recess.
    • A recess in an escarpment formed by the more rapid retrogressive erosion of one component than of some other.
    • a small recess starting off a more substantial area

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