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Definition of Abacus

Abacus n. means: The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.

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Abacus n. means: The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.

Meaning of Abacus

Abacus (n.) means: The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.

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Aback (n.): An abacus.

Abacuses (pl. ): of Abacus

Abaci (pl. ): of Abacus

Schwanpan (n.): Chinese abacus.

Swanpan (n.): The Chinese abacus; a schwanpan.

Abacist (n.): One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

Helix (n.): A caulicule or little volute under the abacus of the Corinthian capital.

Abacus (n.): A tablet, panel, or compartment in ornamented or mosaic work.

Abacus (n.): A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.

Coussinet (n.): That part of the Ionic capital between the abacus and quarter round, which forms the volute.

Boultin (n.): A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo.

Epistyle (n.): A massive piece of stone or wood laid immediately on the abacus of the capital of a column or pillar; -- now called architrave.

Abacus (n.): A board, tray, or table, divided into perforated compartments, for holding cups, bottles, or the like; a kind of cupboard, buffet, or sideboard.

Abacus (n.): The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.

Doric (a.): Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order.

Capital (n.): The head or uppermost member of a column, pilaster, etc. It consists generally of three parts, abacus, bell (or vase), and necking. See these terms, and Column.

Bell (n.): That part of the capital of a column included between the abacus and neck molding; also used for the naked core of nearly cylindrical shape, assumed to exist within the leafage of a capital.

Abacus (n.): A calculating table or frame; an instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by balls sliding on wires, or counters in grooves, the lowest line representing units, the second line, tens, etc. It is still employed in China.

Gothic (a.): Of or pertaining to a style of architecture with pointed arches, steep roofs, windows large in proportion to the wall spaces, and, generally, great height in proportion to the other dimensions -- prevalent in Western Europe from about 1200 to 1475 a. d. See Illust. of Abacus, and Capital.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Abacus

Meaning of Aback

Aback means: An abacus.

Meaning of Abacuses

Abacuses means: of Abacus

Meaning of Abaci

Abaci means: of Abacus

Meaning of Schwanpan

Schwanpan means: Chinese abacus.

Meaning of Swanpan

Swanpan means: The Chinese abacus; a schwanpan.

Meaning of Abacist

Abacist means: One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

Meaning of Helix

Helix means: A caulicule or little volute under the abacus of the Corinthian capital.

Meaning of Abacus

Abacus means: A tablet, panel, or compartment in ornamented or mosaic work.

Meaning of Abacus

Abacus means: A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.

Meaning of Coussinet

Coussinet means: That part of the Ionic capital between the abacus and quarter round, which forms the volute.

Meaning of Boultin

Boultin means: A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo.

Meaning of Epistyle

Epistyle means: A massive piece of stone or wood laid immediately on the abacus of the capital of a column or pillar; -- now called architrave.

Meaning of Abacus

Abacus means: A board, tray, or table, divided into perforated compartments, for holding cups, bottles, or the like; a kind of cupboard, buffet, or sideboard.

Meaning of Abacus

Abacus means: The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.

Meaning of Doric

Doric means: Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order.

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Meaning of Megacoulomb

Megacoulomb means: A million coulombs.

Meaning of Terrace

Terrace means: A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.

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