Definition of Triapsal

1. with three apses [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triapsal

triangularly
triangulate
triangulated
triangulates
triangulating
triangulation
triangulations
triangulator
triangulators
triangulite
triangulum
triannual
triannually
triaose
triaoses
triapsal (current term)
triarch
triarchies
triarchs
triarchy
triarian
triarius
triarsane
triarsanes
triarsine
triarsines
triarticulate
triaryl
triarylamine
triarylamines

Literary usage of Triapsal

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"... the so-called transverse triapsal arrangement. Such a plan was often adopted in order to ... triapsal ..."

2. Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain by George Edmund Street (1865)
"It is transverse triapsal in plan (fe, the transepts and the chancel are all finished with apses). The Crossing is surmounted by a low tower or lantern, ..."

3. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1905)
"The triapsal plan meant danger to life and limb on days of crowded pilgrimages. But, with an ambulatory, the pilgrims could proceed up one choir aisle, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"The transverse-triapsal plan, that in which there are three apses, one projecting from the end, and one from each side of the building, is rarely found in ..."

5. The Illustrated Handbook of Architecture: Being a Concise and Popular by James Fergusson (1855)
"There are two exceptional churches in Normandy which should not be passed over in silence: one is a little triapsal oratory at St. ..."

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