Multifoil
Multifoil Mul"ti*foil (m[u^]l"t[i^]*foil), n. [Multi- + foil.] (Arch.) An ornamental foliation consisting of more than five divisions or foils. [R.] See {Foil}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Multifoil — Mul ti*foil, a. Having more than five divisions or foils. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multifoil — /mul teuh foyl /, Archit. n. 1. a foil, esp. one having more than five lobes. adj. 2. (of an arch, window opening, etc.) having the form of a foil with more than five lobes. [1825 35; MULTI + FOIL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • multifoil — noun A symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of a set of partially overlapping circles of the same diameter …   Wiktionary

  • multifoil — mÊŒltɪfɔɪl n. (Architecture) object which is flat and has curved edges; entranceway which has scalloped edges …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multifoil — noun Architecture an ornament consisting of more than five foils …   English new terms dictionary

  • multifoil — mul·ti·foil …   English syllables

  • multifoil — /ˈmʌltifɔɪl/ (say multeefoyl) noun See foil2 (def. 5) …   Australian English dictionary

  • multifoil — n. Archit. an ornament consisting of more than five foils …   Useful english dictionary

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