the principal enclosed chamber of a classical temple.
the entire central structure of a classical temple.
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
the inner room of a classical temple, esp the room housing the statue of a deity Also called naos
CELLular ASsemblies. A concurrent block-structured language. [Mentioned in “Attribute Grammars”, LNCS 323, p.97]. (1994-12-05) Historical Examples
a room, or set of rooms, for the storage of food, fuel, etc., wholly or partly underground and usually beneath a building. an underground room or story. wine cellar. Sports. the lowest position in a group ranked in order of games won: The team was in the cellar for most of the season. to place […]
noun The team in last place in a sports league (1970s+)