Definition of Surbased

1. a. Having a surbase, or molding above the base.



Definition of Surbased

1. Adjective. (context: of an arch) having its height less than half of its span ¹

2. Adjective. having a surbase ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surbased

1. surbase [adj] - See also: surbase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surbased

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surbased (current term)
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Literary usage of Surbased

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Depressed; flattened—surbased arch, an arch the base. ... The condition of being surbased: + -ment. ..."

2. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"When the bight of a dome is greater than the radius of Its base it Is said to be surmounted; when less, surbased. When there is an aperture at the pole of n ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Joseph Gwilt (1842)
"For the purpose of arriving at just conclusions relative to surbased arches, three models were made of the same thicknesses and diameters, with a rise of 35 ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical by Robert Stuart (1854)
"... dome is greater than the base of the elliptic directing section, the dome is said to be uniform and surmounted; when less, it is uniform and surbased. ..."

5. A Glossary of Ecclesiastical Terms by Orby Shipley (1872)
"Straight Arch. Arch surbased. v. Arch Surmounted. Arch Surmounted. Every arch, of whatever form, is said to be surmounted if the height of its ..."

6. The Architectural History of the Conventual and Parochial Church of St by Francis Charles Hingeston, Frances Charles Hingeston-Randolph (1902)
"columns, each connected with a half-pillar opposite to it on the [south] wall by a low surbased arch." Of course, this construction amounted, practically, ..."

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