Definition of Diglyph

1. n. A projecting face like the triglyph, but having only two channels or grooves sunk in it.



Definition of Diglyph

1. Noun. A member with two vertical channels or grooves, without the two lateral half grooves which characterize the triglyph. ¹

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Definition of Diglyph

1. an architectural decorative double groove [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diglyph

diglossias
diglossic
diglot
diglots
diglottism
diglottisms
digluconate
diglucosyldiacylglycerol synthase
digluon
diglyceride
diglyceride lipase
diglycerides
diglycine
diglycocoll hydroiodide-iodine
diglyme
diglyph (current term)
diglyphs
dignathus
dignifiable
dignification
dignifications
dignified
dignifiedly
dignifies
dignify
dignifying
dignitaries
dignitary
dignitie
dignities

Literary usage of Diglyph

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"diglyph. A member having two vertical channels or grooves, without the two lateral half grooves ... The diglyph is almost unknown in classic architecture, ..."

2. Handbook of Archæology: Egyptian--Greek--Etruscan--Roman by Hodder Michael Westropp (1867)
"Masonry worked in courses like the meshes of a net. diglyph. A projecting face, with two panels or channels sunk thereon. ..."

3. The American Builder's General Price Book and Estimator by James Gallier (1836)
"D. Dentils. Small blocks placed at equal distances under a cornice. Die of a pedestal. The part comprehended between the base and cornice. diglyph. ..."

4. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... any symbol of number from 0 to 9: thus ten (10) is a number of two digits Digit, a measure of length, containing three-fourths of an inch diglyph, ..."

5. An Illustrated Dictionary of Words Used in Art and Archaeology by John William Mollett (1883)
"diglyph, Gr. -and R. (ii-y\v<f>os, doubly indented). An ornament consisting of two glypha: (7X1/^0!) or grooves channelled out on consoles. (See TRIGLYPH. ..."

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