Definition of Apses

1. Noun. (plural of apse) ¹



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Definition of Apses

1. apse [n] - See also: apse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apses

aprosdoketa
aprosdoketon
aprosdoketons
aprosody
aprotic
aprotinin
aprotinine
après-ski
après-skiing
apsara
apsaras
apsarases
apse
apses (current term)
apsidal
apsidally
apside
apsides
apsis
apso
apsos
apt
apt(p)
apt.
aptable
aptamer
aptamers
aptazapine

Literary usage of Apses

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1. Gravitation: An Elementary Explanation of the Principal Perturbations in the by George Biddell Airy (1884)
"Consequently, the effect of this force also is to make the line of apses progress. (100.) On the whole, therefore, when the perigee is turned towards the ..."

2. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"7 Cistercian churches did not always have rectangular apses. At Abbazia di Albino (Plate 1, Fig. 2), Staffarda and Acquafredda the apses are semicircular. ..."

3. Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)
"apses. An apse is a point of a central orbit at which the tangent is at right angles ... There is a theory concerning the distribution of the apses when the ..."

4. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1906)
"So that while the central apse is semicircular externally and internally, the side apses may be semicircular internally, but externally rectangular. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"There is one important distinction to be drawn between the Byzantine and the Latin apses; they are both semicircular internally, but externally the former ..."

6. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"The roofing of the semi- domes over apses at the east end of these churches occasioned a little bit of rational construction which ..."

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