A breezeway is an architectural feature similar to a hallway that allows the passage of a breeze between structures to accommodate high winds, allow aeration, or provide aesthetic design variation. Often a breezeway is a simple roof connecting two structures; sometimes it can be much more like a tunnel.

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  • breezeway — noun A structure with a roof and open sides that connects two buildings. , One of his favorite pastimes was strolling through the breezeway on warm spring afternoons …   Wiktionary

  • breezeway — noun Date: 1931 a roofed often open passage connecting two buildings (as a house and garage) or halves of a building …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • breezeway — /breez way /, n. a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage. [1930 35, Amer.; BREEZE1 + WAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • breezeway — n. covered passage between buildings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breezeway — noun N. Amer. a roofed outdoor passage, as between a house and a garage …   English new terms dictionary

  • breezeway — breeze•way [[t]ˈbrizˌweɪ[/t]] n. bui archit. an open sided roofed passageway for connecting two buildings, as a house and garage • Etymology: 1930–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • breezeway — /ˈbrizweɪ/ (say breezway) noun a passageway, usually running through a house, such that air may blow through it to cool the building. {US (1930s) a passage which is floored and roofed over but open at the sides} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • breezeway — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: breeze (II) + way : a roofed open air passage or porch connecting two buildings (as a house and garage) or forming a corridor between two halves of a building (as of a cabin) compare dogtrot 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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