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Ionic order entablature
The horizontal upper section of a classical building, resting on columns and consisting of an architrave, frieze, and cornice.
[Obsolete French, from Italian intavolatura, from intavolare, to put on a table : in-, in, on (from Latin; see en-1) + tavola, table (from Latin tabula, board).]
1. (Architecture) the part of a classical temple above the columns, having an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice
2. (Architecture) any construction of similar form
[C17: from French, from Italian intavolatura something put on a table, hence, something laid flat, from tavola table, from Latin tabula table]
art at enterocolitis(ɛnˈtæb lə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)
(in classical architecture) the part of a temple or other building between the columns and the eaves, usu. composed of an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice.
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|Noun||1.||entablature - (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof|
architrave - the lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns
attic - (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof
cornice - the topmost projecting part of an entablature
frieze - an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
temple - an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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