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Definition of Diastyle

Diastyle
Intercolumniation In`ter*co*lum`ni*a"tion, n. (Arch.) The clear space between two columns, measured at the bottom of their shafts. --Gwilt. Note: It is customary to measure the intercolumniation in terms of the diameter of the shaft, taken also at the bottom. Different words, derived from the Greek, are in use to denote certain common proportions. They are: Pycnostyle, when the intercolumniation is of one and a half diameters; Systyle, of two diameters; Eustyle, of two and a quarter diameters; Diastyle, of three diameters; Ar[ae]ostyle, of four or more, and so great that a wooden architrave has to be used instead of stone; Ar[ae]osystyle, when the intercolumniations are alternately systyle and ar[ae]ostyle.
Diastyle
Diastyle Di"a*style, n. [L. diastylus, Gr. ?; dia` through, asunder + ? pillar, column: cf. F. diastyle.] (Arch.) See under Intercolumniation.

Meaning of Diastyle from wikipedia

- columns front and rear); considered by Vitruvius to be the best proportion Diastyle  Three diameters Araeostyle  Four or more diameters, requiring a wooden...
- Gr**** Revival style brick dwelling. The front facade features two-story diastyle portico composed of two provincial Gr**** Doric order columns supporting...
- of a building. Cyrto-style A circular projecting portico with columns. Diastyle Term used to designate an intercolumniation of three or four diameters...
- amphiprostyle, amphistyly, anastylosis, araeostyle, araeosystyle, blastostyle, diastyle, epistyle, eustyle, hexastyle, hyostyly, hypostyle, monostylous, octastyle...
- diameters Eustyle, well-columned: intercolumnium = 2 ¼ lower column diameters Diastyle, board-columned: interkolumnium = 3 lower column diameters Araeostyle,...
- Gr**** Revival style brick townhouse. The front facade features a one-story diastyle Doric order portico with a triangular pediment supported by two fluted...
- amphiprostyle, amphistyly, anastylosis, araeostyle, araeosystyle, blastostyle, diastyle, epistyle, eustyle, hexastyle, hyostyly, hypostyle, monostylous, octastyle...
- two-story, three-bay wing. The front facade features a m****ive two-story diastyle Gr**** Doric order portico. Buena Vista was built for George Plater Tayloe...
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