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plate tracery Line breaks: plate tra¦cery

Definition of plate tracery in English:


[mass noun] Architecture
Tracery with perforations in otherwise continuous stone.
Example sentences
  • Plate tracery is the more efficient method of production; modern cutting machinery and casting techniques make this efficiency even more true today than in the past.

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