Compartir esta entrada

newel División en sílabas: new·el
Pronunciación: /ˈn(y)o͞owəl/

Definición de newel en inglés:

sustantivo

Imagen de newel
1The central supporting pillar of a spiral or winding staircase.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The stairways were built upon spiral vaults, winding round a central newel.
  • On older staircases the newel may be held in place with dowels.
1.1 (also newel post) A post at the head or foot of a flight of stairs, supporting a handrail.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The spent cartridge cases were found lying fairly close together, and the nearest of them appears from the scale plans placed before the jury to have been lying a little less than 4 metres from the newel post at the foot of the stairs.
  • Since most fighters were right-handed, the stairways were built in such a way that if you were trying to get up the stairs, the newel post is on your right-hand side.
  • On top of the newel post, use a wooden fitting called a starting easement, which caps off the post and provides a transition to the handrail.

Origen

Late Middle English: from Old French nouel 'knob', from medieval Latin nodellus, diminutive of Latin nodus 'knot'.

Palabras que riman con newel

accrual, construal, crewel, cruel, dual, duel, fuel, gruel, jewel, renewal, reviewal

Definición de newel en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium