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concave molding

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  • Molding (decorative) — For other uses, see Molding (disambiguation). Cavetto molding and resulting shadow pattern Ovolo molding and resulting shadow pattern …   Wikipedia

  • molding — /mohl ding/, n. 1. the act or process of molding. 2. something molded. 3. a strip of contoured wood or other material placed just below the juncture of a wall and a ceiling. 4. Archit., Furniture. a. any of various long, narrow, ornamental… …   Universalium

  • chinbeak molding — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: chin (I) + beak : a molding consisting of a convex followed below by a concave profile with or without a fillet below or between …   Useful english dictionary

  • coving — [kōv′iŋ] n. a concave molding or arch; cove * * * cov·ing (kōʹvĭng) n. See cove1. * * * or cove Concave molding or deeply arched section of a wall surface. The curve typically describes a quarter circle and serves to connect walls and ceiling… …   Universalium

  • List of architectural vaults — The following is a list of arched structures known in architecture as vaults.* Ambulatory vault – the covered portion of the covered passage around a cloister. Often written in the context of an ambulatory vault mosaic. * Annular vault – A Barrel …   Wikipedia

  • Cove — (k[=o]v), n. [AS. cofa room; akin to G. koben pigsty, orig., hut, Icel. kofi hut, and perh. to E. cobalt.] [1913 Webster] 1. A retired nook; especially, a small, sheltered inlet, creek, or bay; a recess in the shore. [1913 Webster] Vessels which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotia — Sco ti*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. skoti a darkness, a sunken molding in the base of a pillar, so called from the dark shadow it casts, from sko tos darkness.] (Arch.) A concave molding used especially in classical architecture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cavetto — noun (plural cavetti) Etymology: Italian, from cavo hollow, from Latin cavus Date: 1664 a concave molding having a curve that approximates a quarter circle see molding illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cavetto — /keuh vet oh/; It. /kah vet taw/, n., pl. cavetti / tee/, cavettos. Archit. a concave molding the outline of which is a quarter circle. See illus. under molding. [1670 80; < It, equiv. to cav(o) ( < L cavus or cavum hollow place; see CAVE) + etto …   Universalium

  • scotia — /skoh sheuh/, n. Archit. a deep concave molding between two fillets, as in the Attic base. Also called trochilus. See illus. under molding. [1555 65; < L < Gk skotía darkness (from its shadow)] * * * …   Universalium

  • cove — cove1 [kōv] n. [ME < OE cofa, cave, cell < IE * gupā, den < base * geu , to bend, arch > COD2, COOMB] 1. a sheltered nook or recess, as in cliffs 2. a small bay or inlet ☆ 3. a small valley or pass ☆ …   English World dictionary

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