Venetian dentil
Archit.
(on an archivolt or molding) one of a series of small rectangular blocks having chamfers at alternate edges.
[1895-1900]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • venetian dentil — noun Usage: usually capitalized V : one of a series of cubical projections alternating with splayed surfaces that may be formed along the edge of a projecting band by cutting bevels at intervals to produce notches with the dentils between; also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dentil — Closeup of dentils, above a Corinthian order capital, Town Hall, Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A …   Wikipedia

  • Greek temple — Greek temples (Ancient Greek: polytonic|ὁ ναός , gr. ho naós dwelling , semantically distinct from Latin la. templum temple ) were structures built to house the cult statues within Greek sanctuaries. The temples themselves did usually not… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”