crown molding
noun Date: 1946 molding that crowns a surface or structure; especially molding that runs between the top of an internal wall and a ceiling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Crown molding — encapsulates a large family of moldings which are designed to gracefully flare out to a finished top edge. Crown molding is generally used for capping walls, pilasters, and cabinets, and is used extensively in the creation of interior and… …   Wikipedia

  • crown molding — noun A molding at a edge of a room between ceiling and wall …   Wiktionary

  • crown molding — …   Useful english dictionary

  • molding — /mohl ding/, n. 1. the act or process of molding. 2. something molded. 3. a strip of contoured wood or other material placed just below the juncture of a wall and a ceiling. 4. Archit., Furniture. a. any of various long, narrow, ornamental… …   Universalium

  • Molding (decorative) — For other uses, see Molding (disambiguation). Cavetto molding and resulting shadow pattern Ovolo molding and resulting shadow pattern …   Wikipedia

  • molding — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. necking, surbase, baseboard, platband; cornice, fillet, tringle, chaplet, etc.; edging, border, ornamentation. See ornament. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A molded or carved strip] Syn. architectural… …   English dictionary for students

  • History of the Lands of the Bohemian Crown (1648–1867) — Czech history This article is part of a series Samo s Realm …   Wikipedia

  • Cornice — Not to be confused with Corniche. This article is about the architectural feature. For the overhanging snow form, see Snow cornice. Cornice molding is generally any horizontal decorative molding that crowns any building or furniture element: the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ogee — For the cartoon character named Ogee, see Magilla Gorilla. Not to be confused with Ogive. An ogee arch Ogee molding and its shadow pattern …   Wikipedia

  • Wynkoop House — Infobox nrhp name = Wynkoop House nrhp type = caption = Front (east) elevation of house, 2007 lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 05 lat seconds = 15 lat direction = N long degrees = 73 long minutes = 58 long seconds = 27 long direction = W location …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”