Crossword clues for kiosk
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Kiosk \Ki*osk"\, n. [Turk. kiushk, ki["o]shk, Per. k?shk.] A Turkish open summer house or pavilion, supported by pillars.
2. A light ornamental structure used as a news stand, band stand, etc.
3. A small roofed structure, typically located on a sidewalk
and sometimes in a parking lot, with one or more open
sides, used to vend merchandise, such as newspapers or
beverages, or services, such as key duplication or film
--(MW10 s. 2)
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1620s, "open pavilion," from French kiosque (17c.), from Turkish koshk, kiöshk "pavilion, palace," from Persian kushk "palace, portico." Later of newsstands (1865). Modern sense influenced by British telephone kiosk (1928).
n. 1 a small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, etc. 2 a similar unattended stand for the automatic dispensation of tickets, etc. 3 a Turkish garden pavillion
KIOSK is an art, design and architecture magazine, the first edition of which was published in November 2007. The magazine was created by artists, designers, architects, historians, theorists, curators and experts in the built environment and has a wrap-around poster cover of the work of a featured artist, designer, or architect. It is published on a biannual basis.
KIOSK is edited by Marq Smith, and published by Simon Ofield.
Kiosk was a Scandinavian pay-per-view service available on Canal Digital's satellite platform and owned by Canal+. Kiosk showed feature films before they had their pay-TV premiere on Canal+. Kiosk ceased its operations on January 3, 2007.
Category:Pan-Nordic television channels
Kiosk is a rock band formed in Tehran in 2003, known for its blend of musical styles and its wry lyrics confronting Iranian cultural angst.
Kiosk is a small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, tobacco, etc.
Kiosk may also refer to:
Usage examples of "kiosk".
Across the road, beyond the shuttered se afront kiosks, the sky was a dirty grey mass of rolling clouds, imitating the swell and froth of the sea.
Ferracini stopped to buy a paper at a curbside kiosk, while Cassidy crossed the street and wandered around the square, stopping finally in a doorway at the corner opposite the bierhaus with the clock over its entrance as Lindemann had described.
She prepared the iced water which he was in the habit of constantly drinking,for since his sojourn at the kiosk he had been parched by the most violent fever,after which she anointed his white beard with perfumed oil, and lighted his chibouque, which he sometimes smoked for hours together, quietly watching the wreaths of vapor that ascended in spiral clouds and gradually melted away in the surrounding atmosphere.
She prepared the iced water which he was in the habit of constantly drinking, -- for since his sojourn at the kiosk he had been parched by the most violent fever, -- after which she anointed his white beard with perfumed oil, and lighted his chibouque, which he sometimes smoked for hours together, quietly watching the wreaths of vapor that ascended in spiral clouds and gradually melted away in the surrounding atmosphere.
He partook of some of their dishes, and when he had at length succeeded in conveying to them his resolution to taste no more, they cleared the kiosk with as marvellous a celerity as they had stored it, and then two of them advanced with a nargileh and a chibouque, to offer their choice to their guest.
The scandalous pictures in the so-called kiosk of Medinet Habu, the caricatures in an indescribable papyrus at Turin, confirm these statements.
The incoming barrage savagely pounded the droids until they toppled over to loudly crash onto the tattered kiosk.
There, in a squalid doorway apart from the more wholesome foot-traffic, as Millie watched from concealment behind a shuttered kiosk, Kafka approached two gaudy women of obvious ill repute, leaving, after a slight dickering, with both of the overpainted floozies, plainly headed toward the entrance of a nearby fleabag hotel.
In their place stood a cubical structure of tubular bluesteel, no different from many of the other kiosks that stood around the Crossings.
Just ahead of me four English girls were adding up their holiday expenses, and deciding whether the budget would let them have lunch in a restaurant or if it was to be Bockwurst sausage from a kiosk on the Ku-damm and eat it in the park.
Jack, on the other hand, had taken his small Sophie in his arms to show her the kangaroo, and was promising George and Ritchie that, as soon as they found the kiosk which sold food for the animals, he would buy them some buns to throw to the bears.
Wet palms dripped by the railing near a desolate kiosk painted green and blue.
The two officers who had brought him in were talking to a lieutenant, Sothran Barth, outside the antigrav shaft kiosk.
He led the way through to a gaping hole where a short time before a small news kiosk had served businessmen working in the City.
Like a dickhead, I forgot to ask for a smaller bill for the subway ticket machine, so we had to stand in line for ages to get to the kiosk.