Definition of Amphiprostyle

1. Adjective. Marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure.

Exact synonyms: Amphiprostylar, Amphistylar, Porticoed
Similar to: Apteral



Definition of Amphiprostyle

1. a. Doubly prostyle; having columns at each end, but not at the sides.

Definition of Amphiprostyle

1. Adjective. (context: of a structure) Having columns at either end but not along the sides. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amphiprostyle

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphiprostyle

amphiphysin
amphiphyte
amphiphytes
amphiphytic
amphiploid
amphiploidies
amphiploids
amphiploidy
amphipneust
amphipod
amphipoda
amphipodan
amphipodous
amphipods
amphiprostylar
amphiprostyle (current term)
amphiprostyles
amphiprotic
amphiprotic solvent
amphiregulin
amphirhina
amphisbaena
amphisbaenas
amphisbaenic
amphisbaenoid
amphisbæna
amphisbænas
amphisbænæ
amphisome
amphisomes

Literary usage of Amphiprostyle

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1. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"It is generally prepared from chloride of ammonium or sal- ammoniac, from which it receives its name Ammoniac, a gum used for metallic vessels amphiprostyle ..."

2. The Sanctuary of Athena Nike in Athens: Architectural Stages and Chronology by Ira S. Mark (1993)
"The plan gives the distance from the amphiprostyle-temple ... H. from vault to stylobate of amphiprostyle temple, (.)40. H. of step in entryway, Q25. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical by Robert Stuart (1854)
"The amphiprostyle temple had columns, in front called pronaos, ... Another characteristic of amphiprostyle temples was that of their porticoes, ..."

4. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1850)
"amphiprostyle Temple on lit« 11 only with the addition of a portico ... The amphiprostyle temples have a portico in the rear, as well a« one in the front; ..."

5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"One with such a portico at each end is said to be amphiprostyle. In this way, a building with an open portico of four columns at one end, and within that a ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Neither does Greek architecture present more than one example, and that is at Athens also, of an amphiprostyle, except in the same ..."

7. Treatise on Architecture, Including the Arts of Construction, Building by Arthur Ashpitel, William Hosking (1867)
"The temples of the Greeks are described, according to their external arrangement, as being either in antis, prostyle, amphiprostyle, ..."

8. Finis pyramidis; or, Disquisitions concerning the antiquity and scientific by Thomas Gabb (1806)
"This much being sufficiently proved ; before I draw the inference in contemplation, I have next to prove, the original temple was amphiprostyle, ..."

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