HyperDic: architectural_ornament

English > 1 sense of the expression architectural ornament:
NOUNartifactarchitectural ornament(architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
English > architectural ornament: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance.
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Narrowerantefixcarved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
crocketAn architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable
dogtoothA carved pyramidal ornament
foliation, foliage(architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
fret, Greek fret, Greek key, key patternAn ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
friezeAn architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
guillocheAn architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands
trefoilAn architectural ornament in the form of three arcs arranged in a circle
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishornamento arquitectónico
Catalanornament arquitectònic

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