Composite order


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Composite order

n. Architecture
A classical order dating from late Roman times, formed by superimposing Ionic volutes on a Corinthian capital.
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Noun1.Composite order - a Roman order that combines the Corinthian acanthus leaves with the spiral scrolls of the Ionic order
order - (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
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Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual -- he is a combina- tion of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order of archi- tecture.
In this case, it has become infructuous, but we have to consider one composite order so that all complexities should go (away)," it said.
Company s railway business has won a composite order from the Rail Vikas Nigam, India.

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