APSE

ADA Programming Support Environment

APSE

APSE standing for Ada Programming Support Environment was a specification for a programming environment to support software development in the Ada programming language. This represented the second stage of the U.S. military Ada project; once the language was implemented, it was felt necessary to specify and implement a standard set of tools, hence...
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APSE

armour-piercing secondary effect
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Apse

In architecture, the apse (from Latin apsis: `arch, vault` from Greek ἀψίς apsis `arch`; sometimes written apsis; plural apsides) is a semicircular recess covered with a hemispherical vault or semi-dome, also known as an Exedra. In Romanesque, Byzantine and Gothic Christian abbey, cathedral and church architecture, the term is applied to ...
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Apse

• (n.) The bishop`s seat or throne, in ancient churches. • (n.) A reliquary, or case in which the relics of saints were kept. • (n.) A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches the Eastern apse was occup...
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apse

apsis noun a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar
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Apse

Apse (ăps) noun ; plural Apses (- sĕz). [ See Apsis .] 1. (Architecture) (a) A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches th...
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Apse

a large semicircular or polygonal recess in a church, arched or with a domed roof and typically at the church's eastern end.
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apse

a semi-circular extension, often of a chancel or transept
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Apse

A semi-circular or polygonal projection of a building, with a half dome or conch (bowl-shaped vault). In churches it is at the end of the central nave (sometimes also at the end of the side naves or transept) and houses the main altar and the choir. Two identical, facing apses are known as a double apse and where, as in some Romanesque churches, th...
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Apse

A semi-circular rounded end to a chancel or aisle of a church or temple, e.g. at Old Bewick church, Northumberland or Carrawburgh Mithraeum, which may or may not be original.
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Apse

a semicircular extension to a room or hall, usually vaulted. (Illustration) of the apse of Leuchars church. See Church Design
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Apse

A semicircular termination to the chancel, chapel or aisle.
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apse

A vaulted extension or projection, usually from a choir or chapel and generally circular or polygonal in shape.
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apse

apse, the termination at the sanctuary end of a church, generally semicircular in plan but sometimes square or polygonal. The apse appeared early in Roman temples and basilicas; it was originally a semicircular recess with a half dome as ceiling and contained the monumental statue of the deity. The ...
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Apse

circular or polygonal end of tower or chapel
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Apse

circular or polygonal end of tower or chapel
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Apse

From Greek hapsis, node or keystone. Part of the temple which occupies the opposite end of the facade. It is generally semi-circular and a little higher
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Apse

In architecture an apse is a projecting part of a building, especially of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches the Eastern apse was occupied by seats for the bishop and clergy.
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apse

in architecture, a semicircular or polygonal termination to the choir, chancel, or aisle of a secular or ecclesiastical building. First used in ... [3 related articles]
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Apse

In architecture, this is a space defined by a wall with a semicircular, or curved, or polygonal ground plan. It is usually vaulted with a semi-dome. When used in this sense, the word exedra (pl. exedrae) is an alternative term. Also see: trefoil, quatrefoil. Another common definition of 'apse' is a semicircular or polygonal recess at the eastern en...
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apse

in astronomy, either of the two points on an elliptical orbit that are nearest to, and farthest from, the focus, or centre of attraction. The line of ...
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Apse

Large semi-circular recess at end of church
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Apse

Particular to the East end of Cathedrals, the Apse is a semicircular form serving as a culmination. The Apse, generally domed, will often form the Altar. The term is derived from the Medieval Latin
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Apse

Rounded and usually of a chancel or chapel.
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