Definición de ancon en inglés:

ancon

Saltos de línea: ancon
Pronunciación: /ˈaŋkɒn
 
, -k(ə)n/

sustantivo (plural ancones /aŋˈkəʊniːz/)

Architecture
1A console, typically consisting of two volutes, that supports or appears to support a cornice.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Each has three square-headed window openings per floor, and is supported by a single stone ancon and topped by a broad, stone cornice.
  • The modillion was a bracket, a horizontal version of the ancones which supported the cornice of the Greek doorway cornice.
  • It also includes the special moulded bricks for ancones, header joists and ceramic roof beams.
2Each of a pair of projections on either side of a block of stone or other material, used for lifting it.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The fact that these ancones have not yet been sawed off, is an indicator of the unfinished state of the temple.
  • The ancones should prevent the ropes by which the stones are raised from slipping away.
  • This can be justified in all cases: The U-shaped channels, the ancones and the stops differ in distance from the top of the block.

Origen

early 18th century (denoting the corner or quoin of a wall or rafter): via Latin from Greek ankōn 'bend, elbow'.

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Pronunciación: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something