entablature

See column.

entablature

The whole of the structure above the columns, with the exception of the gable, composed of the architrave (or epistyle), the frieze and the cornice, all of which are located above the columns and below the roof.

Entablature

In architecture, the entablature is that part of a structure which is immediately above the column; also the distinguishing feature of the Greek styles. There are five distinct orders of entablature - Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite. The entablature is composed of three parts - the architrave, a stone or marble slab, the prototype of...
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Entablature

section of a temple between the columns and eaves often composed of the architrave, cornice and frieze.
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entablature

[n] - the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof
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entablature

In classical architecture, the upper part of an order, situated above the column and principally composed of the architrave, frieze, and cornice. ...
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Entablature

the upper part of an order, consisting of cornice, frieze and architrave. Essentially the beam which spans between columns. Literally it means something laid upon a table, ie flat. See Classical Architecture.
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Entablature

In classical architecture, the mass of masonry above a row of columns, or above a door or window opening and below a pediment (if any). Related Words: Classical; Column; Masonry; Pediment
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Entablature

In architecture, this is the upper section of a classical building. Resting on the capitals, it consists firstly of the architrave, then the frieze, and then the cornice at the top.
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Entablature

En·tab'la·ture noun [ Old French entablature : confer It intavolatura , from Late Latin intabulare to construct a basis; Latin in + tabulatum board work, flooring, from tabula . See Table .] (Architecture) The superstructure which lies horizontally u...
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entablature

noun (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof
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Entablature

• (n.) The superstructure which lies horizontally upon the columns. See Illust. of Column, Cornice.
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entablature

in architecture, assemblage of horizontal moldings and bands supported by and located immediately above the columns of Classical buildings or ... [2 related articles]
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Entablature

Arrangement of three horizontal members - architrave, frieze and cornice - supported by columns or pilasters.
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entablature

entablature (entăb'luchoor) , the entire unit of horizontal members above the columns or pilasters in classical architecture—Greek, Roman or Renaissance. The height of the entablature in relation to the column supporting it varies with the three orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, ...
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Entablature

An entablature (ər; nativization of Italian intavolatura, from in `in` and tavola `table`) refers to the superstructure of moldings and bands which lie horizontally above columns, resting on their capitals. Entablatures are major elements of classical architecture, and are commonly divided into the architrave (the supporting member immediatel...
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Entablature

A horizontal, projecting group of stones immediately above a column capital. Consists of three major partsarchitrave, cornice, and frieze.
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Entablature

In classical architecture, the upper part of an order, comprising architrave,
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Entablature

A major horizontal member carried by a column(s) or pilaster(s); it consists of an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice. The proportions and detailing are different for each order, and strictly prescribed.
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Entablature

Horizontal detailing above a classical column and below a pediment, consisting of cornice, frieze and architrave.
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entablature

the uppermost part of a classical architectural order, a level of decoration situated above the capitals of a colonnade and consisting of the architrave, frieze, and cornice.
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Entablature

Horizontal detailing above a classical column and below a pediment, consisting of cornice, frieze and architrave.
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entablature

wall that rests on top of columns
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