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English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • cut — vb Cut, hew, chop, carve, slit, slash mean to penetrate and divide something with a sharp bladed tool or instrument (as a knife, ax, or sword). Cut is by far the most comprehensive term, for it is not only interchangeable with any other word in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Marble Arch — This article is about a landmark in London. For the Marble Arch in Libya, see Marble Arch (Libya). Coordinates: 51°30′47″N 0°9′32″W / 51.51306°N 0.15889°W …   Wikipedia

  • marble — marbler, n. /mahr beuhl/, n., adj., v., marbled, marbling. n. 1. metamorphosed limestone, consisting chiefly of recrystallized calcite or dolomite, capable of taking a high polish, occurring in a wide range of colors and variegations and used in… …   Universalium

  • Marble — /mahr beuhl/, n. Alice, 1913 90, U.S. tennis player. * * * Granular limestone or dolomite that has recrystallized under the influence of heat, pressure, and aqueous solutions. The main mineral in marble is calcite. Commercially, marble includes… …   Universalium

  • Yule Marble — Lincoln Memorial: exterior is all Yule Marble. Yule Marble is a type of metamorphed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley, in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado , just south of the town of Marble, Colorado ( …   Wikipedia

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  • sculpture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Art of carving or sculpting Nouns 1. sculpture, sculpting, sandblasting; plastic arts; [stone or wood] carving; installation. 2. statuary, statue, colossal; statuette, bust, head (see representation);… …   English dictionary for students

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  • Cultural depictions of Queen Victoria — Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom has been portrayed or referenced many times. Contents 1 Literature 2 Film 3 Television 4 Statues …   Wikipedia

  • Constantine the Great — This article is about Constantine as an Emperor. For Constantine as a Saint, see Constantine I and Christianity. Constantine I redirects here. For other uses, see Constantine I (disambiguation). Constantine I 57th Emperor of the Roman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • hew — hewable, adj. hewer, n. /hyooh/ or, often, /yooh/, v., hewed, hewed or hewn, hewing. v.t. 1. to strike forcibly with an ax, sword, or other cutting instrument; chop; hack. 2. to make, shape, smooth, etc., with cutting blows: to hew a passage… …   Universalium

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