Definition of Cornice. Meaning of Cornice. Synonyms of Cornice

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Definition of Cornice

Cornice
Cornice Cor"nice (k?r"n?s), n. [F. corniche, It. cornice, LL. coronix, cornix, fr. L. coronis a curved line, a flourish with the pen at the end of a book or chapter, Gr. ???; akin to L. corona crown. sEE Crown, and cf. Coronis.] (Arch.) Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house. --Gwilt. Cornice ring, the ring on a cannon next behind the muzzle ring.

Meaning of Cornice from wikipedia

- In architecture, a cornice (from the Italian cornice meaning "ledge") is generally any horizontal decorative moulding that crowns a building or furniture...
- A snow cornice or simply cornice (from the Italian cornice meaning "ledge") is an overhanging edge of snow on a ridge or the crest of a mountain and along...
- Cornice Mountain may refer to: Cornice Mountain (Cambria Icefield) Cornice Mountain (Stikine Icecap) This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated...
- Cornice Channel (65°15′S 64°15′W / 65.250°S 64.250°W / -65.250; -64.250Coordinates: 65°15′S 64°15′W / 65.250°S 64.250°W / -65.250; -64.250) is a...
- balcony, cornice band or roof cornice. Modillions occur classically under a Corinthian or a Composite cornice, but may support any type of eaves cornice. They...
- brake is a metalworking machine that allows the bending of sheet metal. A cornice brake only allows for simple bends and creases, while a box-and-pan brake...
- Cornice Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area....
- element of decoration in classical architecture, the prominent cavetto cornice is a common feature of the ancient architecture of Egypt and the Ancient...
- Cornice Peak may refer to any of three mountain peaks in British Columbia and Alberta: Cornice Peak (Canadian Rockies), in the Continental Ranges of the...
- Immagine in Cornice, Italian for "picture in a frame", is a live concert film do****enting the 2006 five-concert tour of Italy by the American alternative...