Hemiglyph Hem"i*glyph, n. [Hemi- + Gr. ? a carving.] (Arch.) The half channel or groove in the edge of the triglyph in the Doric order. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemiglyph — hemi·glyph …   English syllables

  • hemiglyph — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌ noun Etymology: hemi (I) + glyph : the half channel or groove on each edge of a triglyph …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triglyph — is an architectural term for the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze, so called because of the angular channels in them, two perfect and one divided, the two chamfered angles or hemiglyphs being reckoned as one. The square recessed… …   Wikipedia

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