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tra·be·at·ed(trā′bē-ā′tĭd) also tra·be·ate (-bē-ĭt, -āt′)
Having horizontal beams or lintels rather than arches.
[From Latin trabs, trab-, beam (influenced by trabeātus, clothed in the trabea, a ritual garment); see treb- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Architecture) architect constructed with horizontal beams as opposed to arches. Compare arcuate
[C19: back formation from trabeation, from Latin trabs a beam]
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tra•be•at•ed(ˈtreɪ biˌeɪ tɪd)
also tra•be•ate(-bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt)
1. constructed with a beam or on the principle of a beam, as an entablature or flat ceiling.
2. of or designating architecture or construction employing beams or lintels exclusively.
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|Adj.||1.||trabeated - not arcuate; having straight horizontal beams or lintels (rather than arches)|
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"
straight - free from curves or angles; "a straight line"
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