cushion capital

кубоватая капитель

English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • Cushion capital — Cushion Cush ion (k??sh ?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF. coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum, dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See {Quilt}, and cf. {Counterpoint} a {coverlet}.] 1. A case or bag stuffed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cushion capital — noun 1. : an architectural capital so sculptured as to look like a cushion pressed down by the weight of its entablature 2. : a capital especially in the Romanesque style modeled like a bowl whose upper part is cut away on four sides …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cushion Capital — ♦ Cubical (square) capital, with lower angles rounded off to fit the circular shaft. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) …   Medieval glossary

  • Cushion — Cush ion (k??sh ?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF. coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum, dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See {Quilt}, and cf. {Counterpoint} a {coverlet}.] 1. A case or bag stuffed with some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cushion dance — Cushion Cush ion (k??sh ?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF. coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum, dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See {Quilt}, and cf. {Counterpoint} a {coverlet}.] 1. A case or bag stuffed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cushion star — Cushion Cush ion (k??sh ?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF. coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum, dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See {Quilt}, and cf. {Counterpoint} a {coverlet}.] 1. A case or bag stuffed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capital adequacy ratio — (CAR), also called Capital to Risk (Weighted) Assets Ratio (CRAR), is a ratio of a bank s capital to its risk. National regulators track a bank s CAR to ensure that it can absorb a reasonable amount of loss [Cite web |… …   Wikipedia

  • capital — capital1 capitalness, n. /kap i tl/, n. 1. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state, etc.: Tokyo is the capital of Japan. 2. a city regarded as being of special eminence in some field of activity: New York is… …   Universalium

  • Capital (architecture) — Ionic capital, from the temple of Athena Polias, Priene, Ionia, in a 19th century engraving In architecture the capital (from the Latin caput, head ) forms the topmost member of a column (or pilaster). It mediates between the column and the load… …   Wikipedia

  • Capital Gains Exposure - CGE — An assessment of the extent to which a stock fund or other similar investment fund s assets have appreciated or depreciated, which may have tax implications for investors. Positive exposure would mean that the assets in the fund have appreciated… …   Investment dictionary

  • Scalloped Capital — ♦ Development of cushion capital in which the cushion is elaborated into a series of truncated cones. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 414) …   Medieval glossary

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