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Definition of Entasis

Entasis
Entasis En"ta*sis, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a stretching; fr. ?; ? in + ? to extend.] 1. (Arch.) A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column. 2. (Med.) Same as Entasia.

Meaning of Entasis from wikipedia

- those with an entasis on the upper third of the shaft. Noted architects, such as the Renaissance master Andrea Palladio, also used entasis in the designs...
- Entasi (Gr****: Ένταση; English: Intensity) is the third studio album by Gr**** singer Kostas Martakis, released in Greece and Cyprus on 5 December 2011...
- Entasis is a Danish architecture firm based in Copenhagen. It takens its name from the Gr**** word for tension. Entasis was founded by Christian and Signe...
- columns are 6 m (20 ft) high and carved with twenty flutes and harmonious entasis (tapering at the tops of the columns and swelling around the middles)....
- stone or metal pins. The design of most classical columns incorporates entasis (the inclusion of a slight outward curve in the sides) plus a reduction...
- government agreed and construction work began in May 1920. Lutyens added entasis (curvature) but otherwise made minimal design alterations. The Cenotaph...
- of an order column; however, unlike it, a pilaster is usually devoid of entasis. Pilasters often appear on the sides of a door frame or window opening...
- ISBN 0-553-07134-3 Gigliotti, Gilbert, editor. Ava Gardner: Touches of Venus. Entasis Press, 2010; ISBN 978-0-9800999-5-9 Grobel, Lawrence. "Conversations with...
- Compared to later versions, the columns are much more m****ive, with a strong entasis or swelling, and wider capitals. The Temple of the Delians is a "peripteral"...
- curvature of the stylobate, the taper of the naos walls, and the entasis of the columns." Entasis refers to the slight swelling, of 4 centimetres (1.6 in), in...