Distyle
Distyle Dis"tyle, a. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? pillar: cf. F. distyle.] (Arch.) Having two columns in front; -- said of a temple, portico, or the like. [1913 Webster]

{Distyle in antis}, having columns between two ant[ae]. See {Anta}. [1913 Webster]


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  • distyle — [ distil ] adj. • 1839; de di et gr. stulos « colonne » ♦ Archit. À deux colonnes. Porte distyle. ● distyle adjectif Se dit d un édifice qui présente deux colonnes de front. ● distyle (homonymes) adjectif distille …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • distyle — 1. (di sti l ) s. m. Terme d architecture. Porche formé de deux colonnes. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Termes grecs signifiant deux et colonne. distyle 2. (di sti l ) adj. Terme de botanique. Qui a deux styles. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Te …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Distyle — Le terme distyle désigne un temple grec ayant deux colonnes en façade. Un temple ayant huit colonnes en façade se nommerait octostyle, dix colonnes décastyle etc. Sachant que le rapport du nombre de colonnes en façade par rapport au nombre de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • distyle — /dis tuyl, duy stuyl/, adj. Archit. 1. having two columns. 2. (of a classical temple or building in the style of one) having two columns on one or either front. Also, distylar /duy stuy leuhr/, dyostyle. [1830 40; DI 1 + STYLE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • distyle — di·style …   English syllables

  • distyle — ˈdīˌstīl, ˈdiˌ adjective Etymology: di (I) + style : marked by columniation with two columns across the front compare decastyle, dodecastyle, enneastyle, heptastyle, hexastyle, octastyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distyle in antis — Distyle Dis tyle, a. [Gr. di = di s twice + ? pillar: cf. F. distyle.] (Arch.) Having two columns in front; said of a temple, portico, or the like. [1913 Webster] {Distyle in antis}, having columns between two ant[ae]. See {Anta}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distyle in antis — ə̇ˈnantə̇s, ˌiˈn , ˈan.ˌtēs adjective Etymology: Latin in antis between antas : having two columns between two antas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossary of architecture — This page is a glossary of architecture. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …   Wikipedia

  • distil — distíl s. n. (sil. mf. stil), pl. distíluri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DISTÍL distilă (distili, distile) (despre o clădire) A cărei faţadă are numai două coloane. /<fr. distyle Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

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