festoon

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Festoon

In architecture a festoon is a carved ornament consisting of flowers, and leaves, intermixed or twisted together, wound with a ribbon, and hanging or depending in a natural curve.
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festoon

[n] - a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful loops 2. [n] - an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points 3. [n] - flower chains suspended in loops between points 4. [v] - decorate with festoons
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Festoon

Fes·toon' noun [ French feston (cf. Spanish feston , Italian festone ), probably from Latin festum festival. See Feast .] 1. A garland or wreath hanging in a depending curve, used in decoration for festivals, etc.; anything arranged in this way. 2. ...
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Festoon

Fes·toon' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Festooned ; present participle & verbal noun Festooning .] To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons.
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festoon

1. A carving in the base material of a denture that simulates the contours of the natural tissue that is being replaced by the denture. ... 2. A distinguishing characteristic of certain hard tick species, consisting of small rectangular areas separated by grooves along the posterior margin of the dorsum of both males and females. ... Origin: thr. F...
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festoon

festoonery noun flower chains suspended in loops between points
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festoon

verb decorate with strings of flowers; `The public buildings were festooned for the holiday`
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festoon

(fes-tldbomacn´) a carving in the base material of a denture that simulates the contours of the natural tissues it is replacing.
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Festoon

• (n.) A carved ornament consisting of flowers, and leaves, intermixed or twisted together, wound with a ribbon, and hanging or depending in a natural curve. See Illust. of Bucranium. • (v. t.) To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons. • (n.) A garland or wreath hanging in a depending curve, used in decoration for festivals, et...
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Festoon

A curved garland of flowers or it can also refer to a strange bird.
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Festoon

A garland or drapery motif arranged in pendulant curves and often with a knot or ribbon at either end.
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Festoon

A configuration of small trolleys, support track, and electirical cable utilized to provide power to material handling devices while keeping the power cable out of harm's way. The cable is looped or 'festooned' by attaching to trolleys supported on a track. Thsi arrangment allows this cable to be 'bunched' in an accordian-like fashion so...
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festoon

festoon, sculptured or painted architectural or interior ornament consisting of a garland of leaves, flowers, or fruit, or some combination of these, held by ribbons or folds and draped at the ends. When a festoon hangs down from only one end, it is called a drop, but when it hangs from both ends it...
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festoon

Type: Term Pronunciation: fes-tūn′ Definitions: 1. A carving in the base material of a denture that simulates the contours of the natural tissue that is being replaced by the denture. 2. A distinguishing characteristic of certain hard tick species, consisting of small rectangular areas separated by grooves along the posterior margin of t...
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Festoon

A Festoon (from French feston, Italian festone, from a Late Latin festo, originally a festal garland, Latin festum, feast), is a wreath or garland, and in architecture typically a carved ornament depicting conventional arrangement of flowers, foliage or fruit bound together and suspended by ribbons. The motif is sometimes known as a swag when depi...
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Festoon

A carved ornament in the form of a band, loop, or wreath, suspended from two points; also called a “garland” or “swag”.
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festoon

a garland of leaves or ribbons suspended in a loop between two points; festoons are often painted or sculpted, the latter particularly in friezes of the Corinthian order.
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Festoon

A curve in the upper mandible of shortwings and broadwings
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Festoon

[horse] Festoon (1951–1973) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and boodmare, best known for winning the 1000 Guineas in 1954 and setting a world record when being sold at auction later that year. In a racing career which lasted from autumn 1953 to July 1954 the filly ran seven times and won three races. After winning her only race as a ...
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Festoon

A carved ornament in the form of a garland suspended from two points.
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