Corinthian order

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Corinthian order

n.
The most ornate of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by a slender fluted column having an ornate flared capital decorated with acanthus leaves.
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Noun1.Corinthian order - the last Greek orderCorinthian order - the last Greek order; similar to the Ionic order except the capital is decorated with carvings of acanthus leaves
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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They entered a room as long as the wall of the house, pierced on one side by four tall windows, between which square pillars, with Corinthian capitals supporting the cornice, were half sunk in the wall.
I've gone to the Greek islands for a dozen summers without once seeing so much as a Corinthian capital.
Shown too was a Corinthian capital recovered by the DAFA in 2004 from near Balkh (Bactra).
My mother's arms have broken time's spell and are still solid to hold up the sky over human imposture her voice is an echo of a Roman arch her head a Corinthian capital my mother in her still gaze with pride and with pain of the ancient Sicilian lineage in her eighty years like the wrinkled olive tree that buds at the wind of seasons you still bear me inside you Mother because you conceived me with love
She gazed across the street at the fluted stone pilaster facade with Corinthian capital.
Photo: Buildings meet sky in different ways: Corinthian capital and classical entablature top 1907 Bank of California (8); light-catching bays of 1968 Bank of America (10) create bold pinnacles and crags
A portfolio company of New York-based private equity fund Corinthian Capital, Sabre employs approximately 950 people and services customers including Verizon, Alltel, T-Mobile, Pacificorp and Alliant Energy.
Database Percentages Corinthian Capital 47% Eros-Amorino 17% Acanthus leaves 12% Grapevine 5% Palmette 2% Ichthyocentaur 2% Triton 1% Atlas 6% Tutelary Pair 1% Cornucopy 1% Mourning Scene 3% Costume 0% Others 3% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Luxury Automotive Transport Company Successfully Sold to Corinthian Capital in the Midst of Wall Street Market Turbulence
Corinthian Capital leased 6,136 square feet; Silver Creek Capital took 4,288 square feet; and Thatch, Ripley & Co.
Miller is a member of the Board of Overseers of Rutgers University Foundation, a member of the Board of Governors of Tel Aviv University, a member of the Advisory Board of Corinthian Capital, LP; and a member of the Board of Overseers of the Middle Eastern Institute at RAND.