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cor·bel

 (kôr′bəl, -bĕl′)
n.
A piece of stone, wood, brick, or other building material, projecting from the face of a wall and generally used to support a cornice or arch.
tr.v. cor·beled, cor·bel·ing, cor·bels also cor·belled or cor·bel·ling
To provide with or support by a corbel or corbels.

[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of corp, raven (from the similarity of its shape to that of a raven's beak), from Latin corvus.]

corbel

(ˈkɔːbəl) architect
n
(Architecture) Also called: truss a bracket, usually of stone or brick
vb, -bels, -belling or -belled, -bels, -beling or -beled
(Architecture) (tr) to lay (a stone or brick) so that it forms a corbel
[C15: from Old French, literally: a little raven, from Medieval Latin corvellus, from Latin corvus raven]

cor•bel

(ˈkɔr bəl)

n., v. -beled, -bel•ing (esp. Brit.) -belled, -bel•ling. n.
1. an architectural bracket or member, esp. of stone or brick, built into a wall and projecting from it to support a weight.
2. a short horizontal timber supporting a girder.
v.t.
3. to set (a stone, brick, etc.) so as to form a corbel.
4. to support with a corbel.
[1375–1425; < Middle French < Medieval Latin corvellus= Latin corv(us) raven1 + -ellus diminutive suffix]

corbel


Past participle: corbelled
Gerund: corbelling

Imperative
corbel
corbel
Present
I corbel
you corbel
he/she/it corbels
we corbel
you corbel
they corbel
Preterite
I corbelled
you corbelled
he/she/it corbelled
we corbelled
you corbelled
they corbelled
Present Continuous
I am corbelling
you are corbelling
he/she/it is corbelling
we are corbelling
you are corbelling
they are corbelling
Present Perfect
I have corbelled
you have corbelled
he/she/it has corbelled
we have corbelled
you have corbelled
they have corbelled
Past Continuous
I was corbelling
you were corbelling
he/she/it was corbelling
we were corbelling
you were corbelling
they were corbelling
Past Perfect
I had corbelled
you had corbelled
he/she/it had corbelled
we had corbelled
you had corbelled
they had corbelled
Future
I will corbel
you will corbel
he/she/it will corbel
we will corbel
you will corbel
they will corbel
Future Perfect
I will have corbelled
you will have corbelled
he/she/it will have corbelled
we will have corbelled
you will have corbelled
they will have corbelled
Future Continuous
I will be corbelling
you will be corbelling
he/she/it will be corbelling
we will be corbelling
you will be corbelling
they will be corbelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been corbelling
you have been corbelling
he/she/it has been corbelling
we have been corbelling
you have been corbelling
they have been corbelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been corbelling
you will have been corbelling
he/she/it will have been corbelling
we will have been corbelling
you will have been corbelling
they will have been corbelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been corbelling
you had been corbelling
he/she/it had been corbelling
we had been corbelling
you had been corbelling
they had been corbelling
Conditional
I would corbel
you would corbel
he/she/it would corbel
we would corbel
you would corbel
they would corbel
Past Conditional
I would have corbelled
you would have corbelled
he/she/it would have corbelled
we would have corbelled
you would have corbelled
they would have corbelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corbel - (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)corbel - (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
wall bracket, bracket - a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
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"
Verb1.corbel - furnish with a corbel
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"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
Translations

corbel

[ˈkɔːbəl] Nménsula f, repisa f

corbel

nKragstein m, → Konsole f
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