Crenelated molding
Crenelate Cren"el*ate (kr?n"?l-?t or kr?"n?l-?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} (-?`t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To furnish with crenelles. [1913 Webster]

2. To indent; to notch; as, a crenelated leaf. [1913 Webster]

{Crenelated molding} (Arch.), a kind of indented molding used in Norman buildings. [1913 Webster]


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  • crenelated molding — noun A kind of indented molding used in Norman buildings …   Wiktionary

  • crenelated — adj. 1. having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; as, a crenelated molding. Syn: embattled, crenelate, crenellated, crenellate, indented. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having turrets and battlements in the style of a castle; of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Molding — Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, n. 1. The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of making molds; the art or occupation of a molder. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything cast in a mold, or which appears to be so, as grooved or ornamental bars of wood… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crenelated — Crenelate Cren el*ate (kr?n ?l ?t or kr? n?l ?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} ( ? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} ( ? t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crenelated — /kren l ay tid/, adj. furnished with crenelations, as a parapet or molding, in the manner of a battlement. Also, esp. Brit., crenellated. [1815 25; CRENELATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Moulding — Molding Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, n. 1. The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of making molds; the art or occupation of a molder. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything cast in a mold, or which appears to be so, as grooved or ornamental bars… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crenelate — Cren el*ate (kr?n ?l ?t or kr? n?l ?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} ( ? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} ( ? t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To furnish with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crenelating — Crenelate Cren el*ate (kr?n ?l ?t or kr? n?l ?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} ( ? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} ( ? t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crenellate — Crenelate Cren el*ate (kr?n ?l ?t or kr? n?l ?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} ( ? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} ( ? t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battlemented — adjective 1. protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through • Similar to: ↑protected 2. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement a crenelated molding • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

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