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Definition of the noun acroterium
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noun - plural: acroteriums
- [architecture] One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment, or upon the gables in Gothic architecture.
- One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade.
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Early Evidence of Egyptian Religion in Italy by P. G. P. Meyboom
The lotus acroterium is a rare feature, still it may be distinguished from the more complicated crowns of Isis (cf. Ch. V, n. 23). Another example may be found, also together with a volute pediment, in a wall-painting from Boscoreale, Tybout 272, ...
by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
acroterium. (pl. acroteria) 1. *Plinth or fastigium, one placed over the *apex and those (acroteria angularia) over each end of a *Classical *pediment, left unadorned but often carrying a statue or ornament. 2. Ornament or statue with no *plinth ...
100 Plates, Including 75 in Full Color by H. Dolmetsch
Acroterium form a temple at Athens. 36. Painted cornices from the Propylaea, Athens.
by Cyril M. Harris
hypotrachelium; F, entablature; a, architrave; b, frieze; c, cornice; d, Iriglyph; e, metope;/,/, mutules; g, regula with guttae; G, acroterium; H,H. portions ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
also often the statues or ornaments themselves; plural acroteria; Latin form is acroterium, Greek is akroterion. acroterion cornice fascia, bed moulding entablature acrylate adhesive acrylic-based polymer adhesive used for soft plastic seams ...
by James T. Frane
acroterium -see acroter. acrylic plastic - noncrystalline thermoplastic that is clear, weather-resistant, and shatter-resistant. acrylic resin - a thermoplastic resin. action -1) the process of doing; 2) a mechanism; 3) a ...
by Barbara Ann Kipfer
acroterion, acroters, acroterium, akroterion) activation analysis: Methodto determinethe elements ofa material by inducing radioactive reactions to produceradiation characteristic of material composition. activity: Used to describe the ...
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