A vestibule, also known as an arctic entry
, is an anteroom or small foyer leading into a larger space such as a lobby, entrance hall
, for the purpose of waiting, withholding the larger space view, reducing heat loss, providing space for outdoor clothing, etc.
The meanings attributed to the word hall
have varied over the centuries, as social practices have changed.
A room in a building which is used for entry from the outside.
Waiting room from which you can enter directly into the reception (in public offices, professional offices, mansions, etc.).
A large, vast room or complex of rooms (in a theatre, opera, concert hall, showroom, cinema, etc.) where the audience members can rest, eat, etc., adjacent to the auditorium.
A small room used as an entryway or reception area to a larger room.
A room before, or forming an entrance to, another; a waiting room.
A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
An entryway or reception area; vestibule; passageway; corridor.
A passage, hall or room, such as a lobby, between the outer door and the interior of a building.