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Definition of Lintel

Lintel
Lintel Lin"tel (l[i^]n"t[e^]l), n. [OF. lintel, F. linteau, LL. lintellus, for limitellus, a dim. fr. L. limes limit. See Limit.] (Arch.) A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture.

Meaning of Lintel from wikipedia

- A lintel or lintol is a type of beam (a horizontal structural element) that spans openings such as portals, doors, windows and fireplaces. It can be a...
- In architecture, post and lintel (also called prop and lintel or a trabeated system) is a building system where strong horizontal elements are held up...
- Mic****e Lintel (born August 14, 1969) is an American actress and martial artist known for playing the lead role in the 2001 television series Black Scorpion...
- Underneath the Lintel is a play by Glen Berger that premièred in 2001. The sole character—the Librarian—embarks on a quest to find out who anonymously...
- for its well-preserved sculptured stone lintels set above the doorways of the main structures. These lintels, together with the stelae erected before...
- their small brick towers and for the great beauty and delicacy of their lintels. Bakheng Style (889–923): Bakheng was the first temple mountain constructed...
- agreed to repatriate the lintel in exchange for a donation from the Chicago-based Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation. The lintel's arrival in Thailand on...
- Lintel 24 is the designation given by modern archaeologists to an ancient Maya limestone carving from Yaxchilan, in modern Chiapas, Mexico. The lintel...
- called an epistyle; from Gr**** ἐπίστυλον epistylon "door frame") is the lintel or beam that rests on the capitals of columns. The term can also apply to...
- best known for adorning Structure 23 in Yaxchilan with 3 lintels (Lintel 24, Lintel 25, and Lintel 26) that depict her performing rituals. Royal Maya women...