To corbel out
Corbel Cor"bel, v. t. To furnish with a corbel or corbels; to support by a corbel; to make in the form of a corbel. [1913 Webster]

{To corbel out}, to furnish with a corbel of courses, each projecting beyond the one next below it. [1913 Webster]


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  • corbel out — or corbel off To (cause to) project on corbels • • • Main Entry: ↑corbel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corbel — Cor bel, v. t. To furnish with a corbel or corbels; to support by a corbel; to make in the form of a corbel. [1913 Webster] {To corbel out}, to furnish with a corbel of courses, each projecting beyond the one next below it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corbel off — corbel out or corbel off To (cause to) project on corbels • • • Main Entry: ↑corbel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corbel (disambiguation) — A corbel is a piece of stone jutting out of a wall to carry any superincumbent weight. Corbel may also refer to: Corbel, Savoie, Rhône Alpes, France Corbel (typeface), a linear sans serif typeface This disambiguation page lists articles …   Wikipedia

  • corbel — ► NOUN ▪ a projection jutting out from a wall to support a structure above it. DERIVATIVES corbelled (US corbeled) adjective corbelling (US corbeling) noun. ORIGIN Old French, little crow , from Latin corvus raven (perhaps because the shape of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Corbel — For other uses, see Corbel (disambiguation). Elaborately decorated classical style stone corbels support balconies on a building in Indianapolis …   Wikipedia

  • corbel — /kawr beuhl/, n., v., corbeled, corbeling or (esp. Brit.) corbelled, corbelling. Archit. n. 1. any bracket, esp. one of brick or stone, usually of slight extent. 2. a short horizontal timber supporting a girder. v.t. 3. to set (bricks, stones,… …   Universalium

  • corbel — n. & v. Archit. n. 1 a projection of stone, timber, etc., jutting out from a wall to support a weight. 2 a short timber laid longitudinally under a beam to help support it. v.tr. & intr. (corbelled, corbelling; US corbeled, corbeling) (foll. by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • corbel — noun a) A structural member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight. b) crow (bird) See Also: corbelling, corbie step …   Wiktionary

  • corbel — [ kɔ:b(ə)l] noun a projection jutting out from a wall to support a structure above it. verb (corbels, corbelling, corbelled; US corbels, corbeling, corbeled) [often as adjective corbelled] support on corbels …   English new terms dictionary

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