Definition of Atriums

1. Noun. (plural of atrium#English atrium) ¹

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Definition of Atriums

1. atrium [n] - See also: atrium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atriums

atrioventricular valves
atrium cordis
atrium dextrum
atrium dextrum cordis
atrium glottidis
atrium meatus medii
atrium of heart
atrium of the heart
atrium pulmonale
atrium sinistrum
atrium sinistrum cordis
atriums (current term)
atrophia cutis
atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis

Literary usage of Atriums

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1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"The rules on these points will hold not only for houses in town, but also for those in the country, except that in town atriums are usually next to the ..."

2. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"... or atriums built in grand style, because such men are more apt to discharge their social obligations by going round to others than to have others come ..."

3. Pompeii, Its Life and Art by August Mau (1907)
"When there were two atriums in a house, the larger was more elaborately furnished than the other, and was set aside for the public or official life of the ..."

4. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"In the controlled space of atriums, visitors are silently filtered: undesirable individuals or groups are kept out. By attracting selective parts of the ..."

5. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"These atriums are where the external space penetrates into the building. ... The passages widen into a pair of atriums reaching up three storeys and ..."

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