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Definition of the noun doric
What does doric mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
Alternative definition of the noun doric
- An ancient Greek dialect spoken in ancient times.
- A dialect of Lowland Scots spoken in the northeast of Scotland.
Definition of the adjective doric
What does doric mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- of or pertaining to the Doric style of architecture
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Phrases with Doric
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The Doric order has its difficulties, on account of the placing of the triglyphs in the frieze, for which reason it is not adapted to all columnar distances, as in many the relation of the metopes to the triglyphs would be untrue. The placing of the ...
Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture, Naval, Building and Construction, Early and Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying, Etc (1850)
To which are Added Explanatory Observations on Numerous Subjects Connected with Practical Art and Science by John Weale
Doric Order. The Doric order, says Palladio, was ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
DORIC, adj. any thing belonging to the Dorians. (2.) DoR1c dialecr; one of the five dialects, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly those of Argos; thence it passed in ...
by Francis D. K. Ching
Doric order The oldest and simplestofthe five classical orders, developed in Greece in the 7th century BCE and later imitated by the Romans, characterized by a fluted column having no base, aplain cushionshaped capital supporting a square ...
Doric Cymatium. See CYMA. Doric Dia/eół, one of the five diale&ts, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly those of Argos ; thence it passed into Epirus, Libya, Sicily, ...
Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art in All the Several Parts of Architecture, But Also Containing the Theory and Practice ...
Accordingly, the Doric is the first and most antient of the Orders of Architecture, and is that which gave the first Idea or Notion of regular Building. It was, indeed, more simple at its first Invention than it is at present ; and when they came in ...
by Nigel Wilson
Doric is that group showing the greatest number of constituent dialects. Distinct varieties from the Peloponnese include Laconian, Messenian, Argolic, Sicyonian, and Corinthian. From the isthmus of Corinth comes Megarian. Greek islands ...
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Columnas en la esquina del partenon.
Parthenon, Nashville, TN.
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Kensal Green Cemetery
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At the British Museum
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Columns. Apparently such columns were of correct classical profile even though only the engineman would ever get to see these splendid supports.
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Correct go to the top of the class!
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- Doric column
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- Dork and Doric
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- Euston Doric Column - Oliver Green Talk
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- Doric Columns
At the Market Hall, Derby.
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- Doric columns
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- Lego Doric temple
Prostyle tetrastyle portico very loosely Doric in style: plain capitals and architrave, wibbly-wobbly bricks attempting to suggest triglyphs on the frieze, and an abstractly decorated tympanum. The unfluted columns with bases would suggest Roman rather than Greek Doric.
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- Doric Meaning
Video shows what Doric means. An ancient Greek dialect spoken in ancient times.. A dialect of Lowland Scots spoken in the northeast of Scotland.. Doric ...
- Doric Vocabulary and Idioms
- Aeroplane Trip - an early 78 Doric Scottish dialect recording by Dufton Scott
A Scottish Doric dialect recording about a joyride in an early aeroplane. bob4jjjj has posted a translation & transcription at ...
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Scrabble value of D2O1R1I1C3
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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