Pavilion

In architecture a pavilion (from French, `pavillon`, from Latin `papilio`) has two primary meanings. It can refer to a free-standing structure sited a short distance from a main residence, whose architecture makes it an object of pleasure. Large or small, there is usually a connection with relaxation and pleasure in its intended use. A pavilio...
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pavilion

The bottom portion of a faceted stone from the girdle of the stone to the bottom point or culet.
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Pavilion

• (n.) A single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or central feature of a large pile. • (n.) A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky. • (n.) The auricle of the ear; also, the f...
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pavilion

(from the article `brilliant cut`) ...widest part of the stone) and 25 of which are below. When the stone is cut so that the facets of the crown (above the girdle) make an angle of 35° ... ...on a cut gemstone, usually with three or four sides. The widest part of a faceted stone is the girdle; the girdle lies on a plane that separat...
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pavilion

1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; especially, a tent raised on posts. '[The] Greeks do pitch their brave pavilions.' ... 2. A single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or...
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pavilion

noun large and often sumptuous tent
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Pavilion

[London restaurant and members club] ...
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Pavilion

[London restaurant, bar and members club] Pavilion is a British business members` club co-founded by the UK property entrepreneur Jon Hunt and his daughter Emma. It opened under the name `Dryland` on London`s Kensington High Street at the end of 2011, offering luxury work space. ==History== Media interest in Pavilion has centred around the ...
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Pavilion

Pa·vil'ion noun [ French pavillon , from Latin pavilio a butterfly, also, a tent, because spread out like a butterfly's wings.] 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised on posts. '[ The] Greeks do pitch their brave pavilions .' Sha...
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Pavilion

Pa·vil'ion transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pavilioned ; present participle & verbal noun Pavilioning .] To furnish or cover with, or shelter in, a tent or tents. « The field pavilioned with his guardians bright...
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pavilion

a large tent, usually with a peaked top.
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Pavilion

A small but prominent portion of a building that juts out from a main building, either above its roof line, or to the side, and which is identified by a unique (usually diminutive) height and individual roof type. A pavilion may also stand alone, separate from a larger building, or may be connected to a main building by a terrace or path.
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Pavilion

architect designed, richly decorated garden buildings, usually including several principal rooms, together with kitchens, and built to provide an alternative mini-residence to the main house, to which they were often added as wings or connected to, by flank walls.
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Pavilion

In architecture a pavilion is a single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or central feature of a large pile.
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Pavilion

In heraldry, a pavilion is a covering in the form of a tent investing the armouries of sovereigns.
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pavilion

light temporary or semipermanent structure used in gardens and pleasure grounds. Although there are many variations, the basic type is a large, ...
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Pavilion

The clubhouse of a cricket ground, where the players change, wait to bat and take their refreshments.
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pavilion

The part of a cut diamond that lies below the girdle
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Pavilion

The pavilion is the bottom half of the diamond, from the lower girdle to the culet. If the pavilion is too deep or not deep enough, light will leak out of the diamond and it will loose fire and brilliance.
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Pavilion

The pavilion is the top section of a gemstone above its widest point (the girdle).
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Pavilion

The portion of a facetted gemstone below the girdle.
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pavilion

The section of the polished gemstone below the girdle. The pavilion depth percentage is the distance from the girdle plane to the culet, expressed as a percentage of the girdle diameter of round diamonds or as a percentage of the width of the polished stone in a fancy shaped diamond.
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pavilion

[n] - large and often sumptuous tent
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