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.
The dropped ceiling mirrors the glass-topped dining table on a carved Corinthian capital table base and becomes the frame in which the plates are arranged in a random collage, setting the scene for the sole vintage-colored glass pendant light to illuminate the surface.
Prior to Atlantic Street, he worked at Corinthian Capital Group.
Garson Guzman is a managing director at Corinthian Capital, a private equity firm in New York City.
Atop its fully-preserved roof, made of 24 marble slabs, rests a Corinthian capital which possibly served as the base of a bronze wind vane in the form of sea god Triton, Daskalakis said.
Beyond this, the eighteen works in the exhibition had subjects pertaining to an everyday reality as eclectic as it is elementary: human figures, clouds, pillows, trimmings, a Corinthian capital, computer tablets, and so on.
US investment firm Omninet Capital LLC said yesterday it had sold US supplier of tools and components to the aerospace and defence sectors Stadco to local private equity company Corinthian Capital Group LLC for an undisclosed sum.
I've gone to the Greek islands for a dozen summers without once seeing so much as a Corinthian capital. Still, the architectural tourist has a number of sites to work from and who better than a fellow architect to advise.
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. She drank in the beauty of the huge, solid bronzed doors (now painted red).
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