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hypocaust División en sílabas: hy·po·caust
Pronunciación: /ˈhīpəˌkôst/

Definición de hypocaust en inglés:

sustantivo

A hollow space under the floor of an ancient Roman building, into which hot air was sent for heating a room or bath.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other mosaics, fountains and hypocausts came to light, and room after room as the palatial villa was uncovered.
  • Following St Johns Street opposite Newgate Street are public gardens containing columns, a reconstructed hypocaust and various building fragments.
  • This was done by using a furnace and the hypocaust system carried the heat around the complex.

Origen

From Latin hypocaustum, from Greek hupokauston 'place heated from below', from hupo 'under' + kau- (base of kaiein 'to burn').

Palabras que riman con hypocaust

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