[ Greek 'apofygh`
escape, in arch. the curve with which the shaft escapes into its base or capital, from 'apofey`gein
to flee away; 'apo`
from + fey`gein
to flee: confer French apophyge
The small holl
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• (n.) The small hollow curvature given to the top or bottom of the shaft of a column where it expands to meet the edge of the fillet; -- called also the scape.
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(from the article `molding`) ...(5) A torus, a convex molding, approximates a semicircle or semiellipse. (6) A roll, or bowtell, molding is convex, approximating three-quarters ...
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In architecture an apophyge, escape or scape is a small hollow curvature given to the top or bottom of the shaft of a column where it expands to meet the edge of the fillet.
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An apophyge (Greek αποφυγη, a flying off), in architecture, is the lowest part of the shaft of an Ionic or Corinthian column, or the highest member of its base if the column be considered as a whole. The apophyge is the inverted cavetto or concave sweep, on the upper edge of which the diminishing shaft rests. It is, in effect, a curved join
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