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glossary of terms used in English architecture.

Atkinson, Thomas Dinham

glossary of terms used in English architecture.

by Atkinson, Thomas Dinham

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xxv-xxvi.

    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA31 .A85 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 335 p.
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6016088M
    LC Control Number66073756
    OCLC/WorldCa10396497

    A term sometimes applied to frames composed of two rows of futtocks to distinguish them from filling frames, the single-rowed frames placed between them; it applies to larger vessels of the last few centuries. The term was also used infrequently to denote the midship frame. Main piece (Fig. G). The longest and largest timber in the knee of the : J. Richard Steffy. A term used to indicate a book was once in a public library. They are usually identified with one or more markings of the library such as stampings, card pockets, cataloging numbers, etc. Frequently they are marked as "discarded" or "withdrawn" when sold by a library.

    The “Red Book” series first published in attempted to provide a standard set of definitions for commonly used payment system terms. Since then, more terms have continually been added with the publication of each new CPSS report. The EMI expanded the collection with the glossary of its “Blue Book”, Payment systems in the European Union,File Size: KB. Parker, John Henry, A companion to the fourth ed. of A glossary of terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic architecture; containing additional examples, a .

    ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Glossary of Common Literary Terms Allegory: an allegory is a narrative in which the characters often stand for abstract concepts. An allegory generally teaches a lesson by means of an interesting story. Alliteration: the repetition at close intervals of consonant sounds for a purpose. For example: wailing. cagibi - small room. calcaire - calcium. campagne - country. caoutchouc - rubber. carillon - door bell. carrelage - ceramic tiles. cave voûtée - voulted cellar. cellier - store for wine and food. centre commercial - shopping centre. chai - wine cellar. chambre - bedroom. charges comprises - service charges included. charnière - hinge.


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