Crossword clues for patio
- Chaise spot
- Place for grilling
- Sunbathing spot
- Place to sunbathe or barbecue
- Chaise scene?
- Place to keep a hibachi
- Picnic table place
- Grilling site
- Grill setting
- Usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
- Alfresco spot
- Cookout spot
- Place for a grill
- Place for a chaise
- Suntanning site
- Outdoor dining spot
- Barbecue place
- Place to eat alfresco
- Place for a "steak-out"
- Outdoor lounging area
- Barbecue spot
- Barbecue site
- Place for a barbecue
- Place for a cookout
- Place for a grilling
- Place to sun
- Place to lounge
- Outdoor party site
- Grilling spot
- Backyard party spot
- Cookout site
- Sunbather's spot
- Summer party locale
- Barbecue area
- Kind of furniture
- Bistro adjunct
- Sunning spot
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Patio \Pa"ti*o\ (p[aum]"t[-e]*[-o]), n. [Sp., a court] (Metal) A paved yard or floor where ores are cleaned and sorted, or where ore, salt, mercury, etc., are trampled by horses, to effect intermixture and amalgamation.
Note: The patio process is used to reduce silver ores by amalgamation.
2. In Spain, Spanish America, etc., a court or courtyard of a house or other building; esp., an inner court open to the sky.
3. (p[a^]t"[-e]*[=o]`) A usually paved area adjacent to a dwelling, used for outdoor lounging, dining, receptions of guests, etc.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1818, "inner court open to the sky," from Spanish patio probably from Old Provençal patu, pati "untilled land, communal pasture," from Latin pactum "agreement" (see pact). Another theory traces the Spanish word to Latin patere "to lie open." Meaning "paved and enclosed terrace beside a building" first recorded 1941. Patio furniture is attested from 1969.
n. 1 A paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dine or recreation. 2 An inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses.
n. usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence [syn: terrace]
A patio (, from ; "courtyard", "forecourt", "yard") is an outdoor space generally used for dining or recreation that adjoins a residence and is typically paved.
Patio is the debut album by Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, it was originally released on 10" vinyl only in June 1992 on the Ankst label. It was re-issued on CD in June 1995 with nine extra tracks. It is made up of a mixture of live, studio and home recordings.
Patio Diet Cola was a brand of diet soda introduced by Pepsi in 1963. It was created in response to Diet Rite Cola. Fitness promoter Debbie Drake was Patio Diet Cola's spokesperson; the drink was also marketed as a soda alternative for diabetics.
In 1964, Patio released orange, grape, and root beer flavors. This flavor line was not meant to compete with brands like Orange Crush, but rather fill out the line. Patio sodas were available in the cold-bottle market: grocery and mom-and-pop stores. Advertising for Patio was comparatively scarce; at the time, bottlers were regionally franchised, and related advertising was necessarily local.
In 1964, Patio diet cola became Diet Pepsi. The newly branded diet soda was advertised alongside Pepsi, with the tagline "Pepsi either way", which replaced the slogan "Dances with flavor". Most of the remaining Patio line of flavors were phased out by the early 1970s, while a few survived until the mid 1970s.
A patio is an outdoor space adjoining a residence, generally used for dining or recreation.
"Patio" can also refer to any of the following:
- Patio (soda), a brand of diet soda in the 1960s and 1970s
- Patio (album), a 1992 album by Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
- Patio Island, an island of Papua New Guinea
- Patio Theater, a former movie palace in Chicago
- Patio Hotels, a former British hotel chain
- Operation Patio, a covert U.S. military action during the Vietnam War
Usage examples of "patio".
The patio, idealized by anisette, floated at the bottom of an aquarium, and the cages covered with cloths looked like ghosts sleeping under the hot scent of new orange blossoms.
Come during high season, though, and you can supplement your bubbly with a few appetizers and kick back on the garden-front patio.
Commander Houser walked onto the patio, he found that Rear Admiral Daniel Wagam had also been invited to Muku-Muku.
She had envisioned herself having lunch out on the patio, sitting in the sun under one of those umbrellas, looking out at the desert and listening to a mariachi band.
Through a gateway not far from the marimba player, Margo glimpsed a lovely patio surrounded by a wall.
It was Mesquita who was sitting on the patio below now, a rifle across his knees.
It was not music that the little maiden made to her ear, but only motion to her body, and just as the deaf who are deaf alone are sometimes found to take pleasure in all forms of percussion, and to derive from them some of the sensations of sound--the trembling of the air after thunder, the quivering of the earth after cannon, and the quaking of vast walls after the ringing of mighty bells--so Naomi, who was blind as well and had no sense save touch, found in her fingers, which had gathered up the force of all the other senses, the power to reproduce on this instrument of music the movement of things that moved about her--the patter of the leaves of the fig-tree in the patio of her home, the swirl of the great winds on the hill-top, the plash of rain on her face, and the rippling of the levanter in her hair.
When Clint arrived, and was made welcome, they were out on the porno patio .
Opening a heavily barred door, Sargon bowed the girl into a replica of an early Spanish patio with a magnificent tiled floor and a lovely tinkling fountain playing against the background of a beautiful wall inlaid with delicate mosaics.
Then, from atop the wall surrounding the patio, came new shots, directed at Sargon and his scattered followers.
Trapped in the middle of the patio, Sargon snatched up two guns his crew had dropped and began aiming madly along the wall, but his shots went wide.
The long hoses of an industrial carpet shampooer went from a van through the open patio doors and inside the house.
Susan Stover spent the entire night sitting outside the luxurious hotel room on the small patio overlooking the beach.
Queen was evidently expected at the Casa del Ayuntamiento, for at the approach of the carriage the great doors were thrown open and a number of servants appeared in the patio, which was but dimly lighted.
The Biltmore Grill boasted a large outdoor patio, complete with paddle fans and a trellised ceiling climbing with wisteria.