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bay2

bay2

 
pronunciation:
beI
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part of a room that juts out from the rest of the building, usually containing a set of windows.
The study contains a bay with a beautiful set of windows.
synonyms:
alcove, nook
similar words:
bay window, bow window, dormer, niche, oriel, window seat
definition 2: a compartment in a building or other structure.
The garage has two bays.The truck backed into the loading bay.
synonyms:
compartment
similar words:
cell, closet, cubbyhole, cubicle, stall