Definition of Fusarole

1. n. A molding generally placed under the echinus or quarter round of capitals in the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders of architecture.

Definition of Fusarole

1. Noun. (architecture) A moulding generally placed under the echinus or quarter round of capitals in the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders of architecture. ¹

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Definition of Fusarole

1. a semi-circular moulding around a column [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fusarole

furzes
furzier
furziest
furzy
fusa
fusain
fusains
fusaria
fusaric acid
fusariosis
fusarium
fusarium oxysporum
fusarium solani
fusarium wilt
fusarol
fusarole (current term)
fusaroles
fusarols
fusc
fuscation
fuschia
fuschias
fuscin
fuscine
fuscous
fuse
fuse box
fuse boxes
fuseau
fusebox

Literary usage of Fusarole

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"fusarole. A moulding of convex rounded section, commonly carved into beads or the like ; as under an ..."

2. A Handbook of Rome and Its Environs by John Murray (Firm) (1875)
"... observe those subsequently placed, found, in 1875, near St. Eusebio, consisting of pre-historical implements, flint arrowheads, rough pottery, fusarole, ..."

3. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... when the timbers are sagged.either by casting, or by a set which they have obtained by their weight in the course of time fusarole, in architecture, ..."

4. A Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences by Walter Hamilton (1825)
"fusarole. In Architecture, a moulding, or ornament, placed immediately under the echinus, in the doric, ionic,and composite capitals. ..."

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