[uh-lee-vee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈli vi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (show ipa). serving to ; palliative.
obsolete, (def 2).
a person or thing that . (in a pipeline) an airtight box, having a free liquid surface, for cushioning the shock of water hammer. historical examples photography does not merely pander to the gratification of earthly vanity, but is an alleviator of human misery. the evolution of photography john werge and i can go to […]
a p-ssage, as through a continuous row of houses, permitting access from the street to backyards, garages, etc. a narrow back street. a walk, as in a garden, enclosed with hedges or shrubbery. bowling. a long, narrow, wooden lane or floor along which the ball is rolled. (often plural) a building for bowling. . tennis. […]
- Alley cropping
a method of planting in which rows of trees are interspersed with rows of crops, improving the soil and providing nutrients, particularly nitrogen, to the crops.
- Alley gate
noun a metal spiked gate erected behind a terrace of houses to deter burglars historical examples he had stepped outside to find one smooth crumbaugh leaning upon the alley gate. those times and these irvin s. cobb when she got back to the kitchen door she heard jack closing the alley gate. the hoosier school-boy […]
- Alley light
a searchlight mounted on a public-safety vehicle or other motor vehicle for sideways lighting.