Pagoda

A pagoda is a tiered tower built in the traditions originating in historic East Asia or with respect to those traditions, with multiple eaves common in Nepal, India, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Burma and other parts of Asia. Some pagodas are used as Taoist houses of worship. Most pagodas were built to have a religious function, most commonly Bud...
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Pagoda

• (n.) An idol. • (n.) A gold or silver coin, of various kinds and values, formerly current in India. The Madras gold pagoda was worth about three and a half rupees. • (n.) A term by which Europeans designate religious temples and tower-like buildings of the Hindoos and Buddhists of India, Farther India, China, and Japan, -- usually ...
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pagoda

noun an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
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Pagoda

[coin] Pagoda was a unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half gold minted by Indian dynasties as well as the British, the French and the Dutch. It was issued by various dynasties in medieval southern India, including the Kadambas of Hangal, the Kadambas of Goa, and the Vijaynagar Empire. There were two types of pagodas coined by foreign...
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Pagoda

[data structure] In computer science, a pagoda is a priority queue implemented with a variant of a binary tree. The root points to its children, as in a binary tree. Every other node points back to its parent and down to its leftmost (if it is a right child) or rightmost (if it is a left child) descendant leaf. The basic operation is merge ...
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Pagoda

[Efteling] Pagoda (or `Pagode` in Dutch) is an unobtrusive variation of an observation tower in the Efteling amusement park in the Netherlands. It was designed by Ton van de Ven and started flying in 1987. ==History and details== The Pagoda, developed by Intamin as a flying island, is described by Efteling as a `flying temple`. It consists ...
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Pagoda

[Reading, Pennsylvania] The Pagoda is a novelty building, built atop the south end of Mount Penn overlooking Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. It has been a symbol of the city for more than a century. ==History== Completed in 1908 at a cost of $50,000, this pagoda was intended to be the hotel/restaurant centerpiece of a luxury resort. W...
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Pagoda

Pa·go'da noun [ Portuguese pagoda , pagode , from Hind. & Persian but-kadah a house of idols, or abode of God; Persian but an idol + kadah a house, a temple.] 1. A term by which Europeans designate religious temples and tower-like buildings of the Hindoos an...
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Pagoda

A cosmetically pleasing square pyramid roof that ventilates the malting rooms. It was designed by Charles Doig who was inspired by Japanese architecture. Doig built the first in 1889, which graces the Dailuaine distillery.
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Pagoda

a garden house of Chinese design introduced into C18th gardens and landscapes for additional variety and to stimulate an emotional response through the interesting juxtaposition of such a feature in the British landscape (see Conceits, Garden Houses).
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Pagoda

A pagoda was originally an Indian temple for an idol. They consist of one or more quadrangular courts with towers at the corners, surrounded by a wall. Large pyramids rising in stages cover the entrance, behind which extend colonnades, and large halls called Tschultris, which are used to lodge pilgrims in. Small side-temples appear with cupolas sur...
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Pagoda

A tiered tower with multiple roof layers, constructed about a central axis pole. Indigenous to Asia (particularly to China, Japan, and Korea), and typically located there within Buddhist temple precincts, pagodas were built as decorative garden structures in the United States and Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries, when exoticism in architec...
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pagoda

Buddhist structure built to contain a relic or sutra (collection of recorded Buddhist dialogues and discourses). They are common in China, Japan, Korea, Myanmar (formerly Burma), and Tibet. Pagodas...
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pagoda

Buddhist structure built to contain a relic or sutra (collection of recorded Buddhist dialogues and discourses). They are common in China, Japan, Korea, Myanmar (formerly Burma), and Tibet. Pagodas usually have three, five, or seven storeys, although Chinese pagodas may be up to 13 floors high. They are crowned by a tall spire, or sorin
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pagoda

in East and Southeast Asia, a towerlike, multistoried structure of stone, brick, or wood, usually associated with a Buddhist temple complex. The ... [9 related articles]
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pagoda

pagoda (pugō'du) , name given in the East to a variety of buildings of tower form that are usually part of a temple or monastery group and serve as shrines. Those of India (see stupa) are chiefly pyramidal structures of masonry, tapering to an apex and elaborately adorned with carving and ...
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Pagoda

The Pagoda was a gold or silver coin current in Hindustan around the end of the 19th century, varying in value between localities.
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Pagoda

The Pagoda was the main control and tuning area in the Proton Area built in a shaped inspired by an oriental pagoda. Control and tuning is now done by the SOD Operations Center control room. The Pagoda is no longer used. The basement area underneath still has a few power supplies and control diagnostic racks.
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pagoda

[n] - an Asian temple
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