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half-column

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  • half column — noun : an engaged column which projects from a wall by approximately half its diameter …   Useful english dictionary

  • column —    An upright pillar or post, often used to bear weight. Columns usually consist of a base at the bottom, a round shaft tapering toward the top, and a capital. A half column is attached to a wall and does not bear weight. Half columns were used… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Column — • Architectural term for a supporting pillar Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Column     Column     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Column of Marcus Aurelius — The Column of Marcus Aurelius in Piazza Colonna …   Wikipedia

  • column — 1. An anatomic part or structure in the form of a pillar or cylindric funiculus. SEE ALSO: fascicle. 2. A vertical object (usually cylindrical), mass, or formation. SYN: columna [TA]. [L. columna] …   Medical dictionary

  • Column — For other uses, see Column (disambiguation). National Capitol Columns at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, D.C …   Wikipedia

  • Column of the Grande Armée — Full length view The Column of the Grande Armée (French Colonne de la grande Armée or Colonne Napoléone) is a 53 metre high Doric order triumphal column (modelled on Trajan s Column and other triumphal columns in Rome) on the Rue Napoleon in… …   Wikipedia

  • column — [[t]kɒ̱ləm[/t]] ♦♦♦ columns 1) N COUNT A column is a tall, often decorated cylinder of stone which is built to honour someone or forms part of a building. ...a London landmark, Nelson s Column in Trafalgar Square. Syn: pillar 2) N COUNT: usu N of …   English dictionary

  • COLUMN —    Columns developed as ornate, cylindrical posts that functioned as part of the post and lintel structural system. These pillars were originally modeled after trees or other forms of upright vegetation. A column is typically divided into three… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Half Mute — Infobox Album | Name = Half Mute Type = Album Artist = Tuxedomoon Released = 1980 Recorded = 1979 at Audios Amigos Studios, San Francisco Genre = Post punk Length = 43:10 Label = Ralph Producer = Tuxedomoon Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Trajan's Column — Location Trajan s Forum Built in 113 CE Built by/for Emperor Trajan Type of structure …   Wikipedia


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