Dentil

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Dentil

In architecture, a dentil or dentel is one of a series of small square projecting blocks in the moulding of an Ionic, Corinthian or Composite cornice. They were originally employed as a decorative representation of the beam-ends of a wooden roof, the term has been extended to apply to objects made of wood.
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Dentil

Den'til noun [ Late Latin dentillus , for Latin denticulus . Confer Dentelli , Denticle , Dentile .] (Architecture) A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly in the Ionic, Corinthia...
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Dentil

• (n.) A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.
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Dentil

In classical architecture a dentil (from Lat. dens, a tooth) is a small block used as a repeating ornament in the bedmould of a cornice. The Roman architect Vitruvius (iv. 2) states that the dentil represents the end of a rafter (asser); and since it occurs in its most pronounced form in the Ionic temples of Asia Minor, the Lycian tombs and the po...
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Dentil

Block projections on an entablature.
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Dentil

Block projections on an entablature.
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Dentil

A small, square, tooth-like block in a series beneath a cornice.
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dentil

simple, projecting, tooth-like molding, representing the ends of roofing or ceiling beams, found on the cornices of buildings.
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Dentil

Molding made up of rows of small square blocks
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