antefixal


antefixal
See antefix.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • antefixal — an·te·fix·al …   English syllables

  • antefixal — adjective see antefix …   Useful english dictionary

  • antefix — antefixal, adj. /an teuh fiks /, n., pl. antefixes, antefixa / fik seuh/. Archit. 1. an upright ornament at the eaves of a tiled roof, to conceal the foot of a row of convex tiles that cover the joints of the flat tiles. 2. an ornament above the… …   Universalium

  • antefix — /ˈæntifɪks/ (say anteefiks) noun (plural antefixes or antefixa) Architecture 1. an upright ornament at the eaves of a tiled roof, to conceal the foot of a row of convex tiles which cover the joints of the flat tiles. 2. an ornament above the top… …   Australian English dictionary

  • antefix — [an′ti fiks΄] n. pl. antefixes [L antefixus: see ANTE & FIX] a small decorative fixture put at the eaves of a roof of a classic building to hide the ends of the tiles antefixal adj …   English World dictionary


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