Definition of entablature in English:
A horizontal, continuous lintel on a classical building supported by columns or a wall, comprising the architrave, frieze, and cornice.
- Each column supported an appropriate entablature, on the frieze of which was inscribed Pro Patria, ‘reminding the legislator of the end and object of his delegation.’
- I've never seen so many colonnades, entablatures, pediments, porticos, coffered ceilings and statues adorning so many structures.
- You find the abacus between the triglyphs in the frieze section of the entablature of classical Greek Doric temples.
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