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stringcourse Syllabification: string·course
Pronunciation: /ˈstriNGˌkôrs/

Definition of stringcourse in English:


A raised horizontal band or course of bricks on a building. Also called cordon.
Example sentences
  • At Chepstow too, Roman tile and brick was deliberately re-used, here to form a conspicuous string course on the exterior of the Norman donjon.
  • Cornices, window surrounds, and string courses all lend the building a sculptural character.
  • Precast copings, window lintels, and string courses have a terra-cotta color, without exposed aggregate.
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