Definition of Entablatures

1. Noun. (plural of entablature) ¹



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Definition of Entablatures

1. entablature [n] - See also: entablature

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entablatures

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enswell
enswells
enswept
ent-kaurene oxidase
ent-kaurenoic acid 13-hydroxylase
entablature
entablatures (current term)
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entactogen
entactogenesis
entactogenic
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entailed
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entailers
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entailment
entailments

Literary usage of Entablatures

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... granite pillars, entablatures, &c. which when entire, and in their proper ... entablatures ..."

2. Specifications for Practical Architecture: Preceded by an Essay on the by Alfred Bartholomew (1840)
"On Certain Abates in the Formation of entablatures, which have grown up in the Practice of Modern English Architecture, in spite of the good latte and ..."

3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"INTERIOR WOODEN COLUMNS AND entablatures. Fig. 506 * shows how the column and entablature of one of the classic orders should be put together. ..."

4. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris (1816)
"The two homes in the midst, are of Portland stone, with basements, Corinthian columns, entablatures, pediments, and balustrades. ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... 1546). the debased acanthus leaves and fragments of entablatures, so characteristic of the Romanesque style, the Lombards adopted a freer imitation of ..."

6. Industrial Drawing: Comprising the Description and Uses of Drawing by Dennis Hart Mahan, Dwinel F. Thompson (1905)
"Columns and entablatures. In making drawings of these elements, it is usual to take the diameter of the column at the base, and divide it into sixty equal ..."

7. London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of by Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale (1815)
"The tw« houses in the midst, are of Portland stow, with basements, Corinthian columns, entablatures, pediments, and balustrades. ..."

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