impost

  1. money collected under a tariff
  2. the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs

Impost

The weight a horse is allocated or carries.[2]
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Australian_and_New_Zealand_punting

Impost

• (n.) That which is imposed or levied; a tax, tribute, or duty; especially, a duty or tax laid by goverment on goods imported into a country. • (n.) The top member of a pillar, pier, wall, etc., upon which the weight of an arch rests.
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Impost

[architecture] In architecture, an impost is a projecting block resting on top of a column or embedded in a wall, serving as the base for the springer or lowest voussoir of an arch. ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impost_(architecture)

Impost

Im'post noun [ Old French impost , French impot , Late Latin impostus , from Latin impostus , past participle of imponere to impose. See Impone .] 1. That which is imposed or levied; a tax, tribute, or duty; especially, a duty or tax laid by goverment...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/I/22

Impost

A tax or tariff. (This is not a commonly used word.)
Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/i.html

Impost

Bracket in a wall, often moulded, on which the end of an arch rests.
Found on http://www.digital-documents.co.uk/archi/gloschur.htm

Impost

Horizontal band from which arch begins
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22203

impost

impost Related word families intertwined with 'to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach' word units: fix-; prosth-; stato-; the-, thes-.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1725/4

Impost

In architecture an impost is the top member of a pillar, pier, wall, etc., upon which the weight of an arch rests. The impost is called continuous, if the mouldings of the arch or architrave run down the jamb or pier without a break.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TI.HTM

Impost

projection marking the point from which the arch springs from its support. (Illustration)
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935

Impost

Slab above a column capital at the point of the spring of an arch.
Found on http://www.athenapub.com/14glossary.htm

Impost

The masonry piece that one end of the arch sits on.;
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22188

impost

the moulding on which the end of an arch rests
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20559

Impost

the top course of a pillar that supports an arch.
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary336.php

Impost

The upper element of an abutment or pier which supports an arch barrel or other superstructure.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20934

Impost

The weight a horse is allocated or carries.
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary152.htm

Impost

wall bracket to support arch
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20402

Impost

wall bracket to support arch
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22129

Impost

Wall bracket to support arch.
Found on http://www.castlesontheweb.com/glossary.html

Impost

Wall bracket to support arch.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20018

Impost

Weight carried or assigned.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21627
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