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ARCHITRAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does architrave mean? 

ARCHITRAVE (noun)
  The noun ARCHITRAVE has 2 senses:

1. the molding around a door or window
2. the lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns

  Familiarity information: ARCHITRAVE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARCHITRAVE (noun)


Sense 1architrave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The molding around a door or window

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("architrave" is a kind of...):

molding; moulding (a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing)


Sense 2architrave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("architrave" is a kind of...):

support (supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation)

Holonyms ("architrave" is a part of...):

entablature ((architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof)


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