Clustered column
Cluster Clus"ter, v. t. To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body. [1913 Webster]

Not less the bee would range her cells, . . . The foxglove cluster dappled bells. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Or from the forest falls the clustered snow. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

{Clustered column} (Arch.), a column which is composed, or appears to be composed, of several columns collected together. [1913 Webster]


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  • Clustered column — Column Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clustered column — noun A pier which consists of several columns or shafts clustered together • • • Main Entry: ↑cluster …   Useful english dictionary

  • clustered column — /klʌstəd ˈkɒləm/ (say klustuhd koluhm) noun a group of several pillars attached to each other to form a single unit …   Australian English dictionary

  • Column — Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Column rule — Column Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attached column — Column Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annulated column — noun or annulated shaft : a column made up of a cluster of shafts seemingly held together by an annular band at intervals but commonly worked on an interposed stone plate whose edge slightly projects and often found in clustered piers of Gothic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cluster — Clus ter, v. t. To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body. [1913 Webster] Not less the bee would range her cells, . . . The foxglove cluster dappled bells. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Or from the forest falls the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palace of Westminster — Houses of Parliament redirects here. For other uses, see Houses of Parliament (disambiguation). Palace of Westminster The Palace of Westminster and Westminster Bridge viewed …   Wikipedia

  • colonnette — ˌkäləˈnet noun ( s) Etymology: French, diminutive of colonne column, from Latin columna more at column : a small column especially in a group in a parapet, balustrade, or clustered column …   Useful english dictionary

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