hypotrachelium
Gorgerin Gor`ge*rin", n. [F., fr. gorge neck.] (Arch.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also {neck of the capital}, and {hypotrachelium}. See Illust. of {Column}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hypotrachelium — Hy po*tra*che li*um, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? under + ? neck.] (Arch.) Same as {Gorgerin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypotrachelĭum — (Bauk.), so v.w. Hals 6) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hypotrachelium — In classical architecture, the hypotrachelium is the space between the annulet of the echinus and the upper bed of the shafts, including, according to C. R. Cockerell, the three grooves or sinkings found in some of the older examples, as in the… …   Wikipedia

  • hypotrachelium — /huy poh treuh kee lee euhm/, n., pl. hypotrachelia / lee euh/. (on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft. Cf. trachelium. [1555 65; < L < Gk hypotrachélion. See HYPO , TRACHELIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypotrachelium — hy·po·tra·che·li·um …   English syllables

  • hypotrachelium — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+trəˈkēlēəm noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek hypotrachēlion, from hypo + trachēlos neck : gorgerin …   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

  • Hypotrachelion — Hy|po|tra|che|li|on 〈[ xe: ] n.; s, li|en〉 Teil der Säule unter dem Kapitell, Säulenhals [<grch. hypo „unter“ + trachelos „Hals“] * * * Hy|po|tra|che|li|on, das; s, …ien [lat. hypotrachelium < griech. hypotrache̅̓lion] (Archit.): Teil der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gorgerin — Gor ge*rin , n. [F., fr. gorge neck.] (Arch.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; called also {neck of the capital}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neck of the capital — Gorgerin Gor ge*rin , n. [F., fr. gorge neck.] (Arch.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; called also {neck of the capital}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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