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Definition of Attics

Attic
Attic At"tic, n. [In sense (a) from F. attique, orig. meaning Attic. See Attic, a.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A low story above the main order or orders of a facade, in the classical styles; -- a term introduced in the 17th century. Hence: (b) A room or rooms behind that part of the exterior; all the rooms immediately below the roof. 2. An Athenian; an Athenian author.
Attic
Attic At"tic, a. [L. Atticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Attica, in Greece, or to Athens, its principal city; marked by such qualities as were characteristic of the Athenians; classical; refined. Attic base (Arch.), a peculiar form of molded base for a column or pilaster, described by Vitruvius, applied under the Roman Empire to the Ionic and Corinthian and ``Roman Doric' orders, and imitated by the architects of the Renaissance. Attic faith, inviolable faith. Attic purity, special purity of language. Attic salt, Attic wit, a poignant, delicate wit, peculiar to the Athenians. Attic story. See Attic, n. Attic style, a style pure and elegant.

Meaning of Attics from wikipedia

- is often retained in attics, further compounding their re****tion as inhospitable environments. However, in recent years attics have been insulated to...
- Atticism (meaning "favouring Attica", the region of Athens in Greece) was a rhetorical movement that began in the first quarter of the 1st century BC;...
- actors from the movie, sold items from their attics to raise money for the charity. Reviews of Aliens in the Attic were mixed; the film holds a 33% "rotten"...
- Leahey. "Attics to Eden". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-01. "Madina Lake - ' Attics to Eden". Rock Sound. Retrieved 2009-07-01. Madina Lake's Attics to Eden...
- Flowers in the Attic is a 1979 Gothic novel by V. C. Andrews. It is the first book in the Dollanganger Series, and was followed by Petals on the Wind...
- An attic ladder (US) or loft ladder (UK) is a retractable ladder that is installed into an attic door/access panel. They are used as an inexpensive and...
- Attic Gr**** is the Gr**** dialect of the ancient region of Attica, including the polis of Athens. Often called cl****ical Gr****, it was the prestige dialect...
- well-known large attic surmounts the entablature of St. Peter's Basilica, which measures 12 metres (39 ft) in height. Decorated attics with pinnacles are...
- An attic is an area under the roof of a house. Attic may also refer to: The adjectival form of the word Attica, a historical region that encomp****es the...
- Toys in the Attic is a euphemism for insanity; it may also refer to: Toys in the Attic (play), a play by Lillian ****man Toys in the Attic (1963 film)...
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