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A horizontal structural member, such as a beam or stone, that spans an opening, as between the uprights of a door or window or between two columns or piers.
[Middle English, from Old French, probably alteration of lintier, from Vulgar Latin *līmitāris, of a threshold (meaning influenced by Latin līmen, threshold), from Latin, on a border, from līmes, līmit-, boundary.]
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(Architecture) a horizontal beam, as over a door or window
[C14: via Old French probably from Late Latin līmitāris (unattested) of the boundary, influenced in meaning by līminaris of the threshold]
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art at lipycyte(ˈlɪn tl)
a horizontal architectural member supporting the weight above an opening, as a window or a door.
[1350–1400; Middle English lyntel < Middle French lintel, dissimilated variant of *linter < Latin līmitāris orig., of a boundary, later taken as synonym of līmināris of a lintel]
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lintel[ˈlɪntl] N → dintel m
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lintel[ˈlɪntəl] n → linteau m
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n (Archit) → Sturz m
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lintel[ˈlɪntl] n → architrave m
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