colossal order


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The 777X launch was arguably about Emirates' colossal order.
According to a receipt obtained after the R&B star's visit to the Mary Street branch of the eatery, her colossal order included 14 jumbo platters and seven wing roulettes, with each jumbo platter containing two whole chickens and fives sides.
Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order Ltd are proud to announce that Cities in Motion, a mass public transportation simulator, has released today on PC with a recommended retail price of $19.