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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A low pointed or curved gable atop a wall, door or window. Also: A broad gently sloped bedrock area at the foot of a steeper slope.

Usage examples (36)
  • We studied about pediment formation in our college geology class.
  • In the pediment is the usual representation of the
  • It is crowned with a pediment, which is too high for its span.
  • It is crowned with a pediment, which is too large for its span. for more
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