noun, plural au·di·to·ri·ums, au·di·to·ri·a [aw-di-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ˌɔ dɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.
- auditor general,
- auditory aphasia,
- auditory area,
- auditory brainstem response audiometry,
- auditory canal
Origin of auditorium
Examples from the Web for auditorium
Your first big splash was in Cape Fear, and that auditorium scene between you and De Niro is beyond creepy to this day.Juliette Lewis on Hollywood, Why the MSM Hates Scientology, and Masturbating to George Clooney|Marlow Stern|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A local Dad joked sotto voce to his wife “And afterwards there will be a reception who will be in the auditorium!”
Being a true fan in a convention center, a stadium, an auditorium—that takes dedication, time and money.
There will be 15 auditorium style classrooms, each with a capacity for 700 students.
Yet at my own institute every science program we put on fills up a 3,000-person auditorium with paying members of the public.The New 'Cosmos' Reboot Marks a Promising New Era for Science|Lawrence M. Krauss|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus the auditorium was certain to be entirely filled, for the last rows of chairs were thrown open to some of the villagers.
The lights went out, the weary artists hurried home, the Auditorium was left cold, silent and deserted.With Edge Tools|Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
The auditorium was tastefully decorated and would hold about three hundred people.
It is a small theater, but new and neatly fitted up, has a bar attached, and beer tables on the floor of the auditorium.Out of a Labyrinth|Lawrence L. Lynch
The auditorium was gradually darkened,and the dividing curtain disclosed a ravishingly beautiful scene by the sea-shore.The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
noun plural -toriums or -toria (-ˈtɔːrɪə)
Word Origin for auditorium
1727, from Latin auditorium "lecture room," literally "place where something is heard," neuter of auditorius (adj.) "of or for hearing," from auditus, past participle of audire "to hear" (see audience); also see -ory. Earlier in the same sense was auditory (late 14c.).