colossal order


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colossal order

n. Architecture
Any of the classical orders used in such a way that the columns or pilasters extend through two or more stories of a building. Also called giant order.
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This is another mechanism we would want Colossal Order to introduce.
The 777X launch was arguably about Emirates' colossal order. But at the same time, its GCC-wide impact proves that Arab airlines are now mature entities that are forcing the likes of Airbus and Boeing to seriously take on board their input when it comes to aeroplane design.
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