Hypethral
Hypaethral Hy*p[ae]"thral, Hypethral Hy*pe"thral, a. [L. hypaethrus in the open air, uncovered, Gr. ?; ? under + ? ether, the clear sky.] (Arch.) Exposed to the air; wanting a roof; -- applied to a building or part of a building. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypethral — [hi pē′thrəl, hīpē′thrəl] adj. HYPAETHRAL …   English World dictionary

  • hypethral — var. of HYPAETHRAL. * * * hypethral var. of hypæthral …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypethral — /hi pee threuhl, huy /, adj. (of a classical building) wholly or partly open to the sky. Also, hypaethral. Cf. clithral. [ < L hypaethr(us) ( < Gk hýpaithros open to the sky, equiv. to hyp HYP + aîthros clear sky; see ETHER) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypethral — adjective variant spelling of hypaethral …   English new terms dictionary

  • hypethral — /haɪˈpiθrəl/ (say huy peethruhl) adjective Chiefly US → hypaethral …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hypaethral — Hy*p[ae] thral, Hypethral Hy*pe thral, a. [L. hypaethrus in the open air, uncovered, Gr. ?; ? under + ? ether, the clear sky.] (Arch.) Exposed to the air; wanting a roof; applied to a building or part of a building. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clithral — /kluyth reuhl/, adj. (of a classical temple) roofed over. Cf. hypethral. [ < Gk klêithr(on) bar for closing a door (deriv. of kleíein to close, shut) + AL1; cf. CLATHRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypaethral — /hi pee threuhl, huy /, adj. hypethral. * * * …   Universalium

  • Temple of Jerusalem — • In the Bible the sanctuary of Jerusalem bears the Hebrew name of Bet Yehovah (house of Jehovah) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temple of Jerusalem     Temple of Jerusalem …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • hupaithric — adjective Roofless; open to the sky. that spacious cell Like an hupaithric temple wide and high Syn: hypaethric, hypethral, hypaethral …   Wiktionary

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