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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof.

Usage examples (37)
  • Pl. LXVI -- the lower drawing on the right hand side -- the sarcophagus is shown between the columns, and above the entablature is a plinth on which the horse stands.
  • Corinthian columns, supporting a projecting entablature.
  • From foundation to entablature the palace shone with light,
  • Above the entablature rises the second stage or story, or order. for more
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