Definition of Cornices

1. Noun. (plural of cornice) ¹



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Definition of Cornices

1. cornice [v] - See also: cornice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornices

cornflowers
cornfly
cornholed
cornholes
cornholing
cornhusk
cornhusking
cornhuskings
cornhusks
corni
cornic
cornic acid
cornice
corniced
cornices (current term)
corniche
corniches
cornichon
cornichons
cornicing
cornicle
cornicles
cornicular
corniculars
corniculate
corniculate cartilage
corniculate tubercle
corniculopharyngeal ligament
corniculum

Literary usage of Cornices

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1. National Building Code by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1909)
"cornices and Gutters. On all buildings hereafter erected within the fire limits, the exterior cornices, inclusive of those on show windows, ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"WOODEN cornices. Wooden cornices are often used in the principal rooms of dwellings. If they are uncarved they cost about the same as plaster cornices. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings and Other by Henry Grattan Tyrrell (1911)
"cornices AND FLASHING. Metal cornices are always made to special order, ... The cost of cornices is estimated by the superficial square foot, which depends ..."

4. A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences: And on by John Claudius Loudon (1806)
"cornices have been equally misplaced; they indeed first banished the true ... cornices are excellently adapted for ornaments, or projections over windows ..."

5. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"cornices.—After the main walls of a building are erected, about the first item that receives the finished treatment is the cornice. ..."

6. I.C.S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks Prepared for the Students of by International Correspondence Schools (1909)
"BRICK cornices 12. In buildings with flat roofs, the walls are often finished off with cornices of brick, terra cotta, or stone. ..."

7. Building Code Recommended by the National Board of Fire Underwriters by National Board of Fire Underwriters, C. G. Smith (1909)
"cornices and Gutters. On all buildings hereafter erected within the fire limits, the exterior cornices, inclusive of those on show windows, ..."

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