Definition of Lacunars
1. lacunar [n] - See also: lacunar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacunars
Literary usage of Lacunars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"Each division of the ceiling between two transverse beams consists of two sections with four, and two sections with six lacunars or sunk compartments ..."
2. Greek Buildings Represented by Fragments in the British Museum by William Richard Lethaby (1908)
"Scharf drew this ornament from the lacunars, and his drawing, together with many others, of Lycian monuments, are preserved in the Department of Greek and ..."
3. Paris and Environs: With Routes from London to Paris; Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1891)
"... and painted lacunars of which the light is introduced. Under the urgan are the CHAPELLE DES ..."
4. Paris and Its Environs: With Routes from London to Paris, and from Paris to by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1878)
"... with a ceiling in three dome-shaped sections, through the gilded and painted lacunars of which the light is introduced. Under the organ are the CHAPELLE ..."
5. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"... the better to transmit light. modern practice this term is generally applied to lacunars IN CEILIN* .y raised part in a roof or ceiling containing ..."