Definition of Ornament. Meaning of Ornament. Synonyms of Ornament

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Ornament. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Ornament and, of course, Ornament synonyms and on the right images related to the word Ornament.

Definition of Ornament

Ornament
Ornament Or"na*ment, n. [OE. ornement, F. ornement, fr. L. ornamentum, fr. ornare to adorn.] That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment. The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. --1 Pet. iii. 4. Like that long-buried body of the king Found lying with his urns and ornaments. --Tennyson.
Ornament
Ornament Or"na*ment, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ornamented; p. pr. & vb. n. Ornamenting.] To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city. Syn: See Adorn.

Meaning of Ornament from wikipedia

- An ornament is something used for decoration. Ornament may also refer to: Ornament (art), any purely decorative element in architecture and the decorative...
- In music, ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes—typically, added notes—that are not essential to carry the overall line of the melody (or...
- In architecture and decorative art, ornament is a decoration used to embellish parts of a building or object. Large figurative elements such as monumental...
- Christmas ornaments, baubles, "christmas bulbs" or "Christmas bubbles" are decoration items, usually to decorate Christmas trees. These decorations may...
- The boteh (Persian: بته‎), is an almond or pine cone-shaped motif in ornament with a sharp-curved upper end. Though of Persian origin, it is very common...
- "Ornament and Crime" is an essay and lecture by modernist architect Adolf Loos that criticizes ornament in useful objects. Contrary to po****r belief that...
- The Christmas Ornament is a 2013 American/Canadian holiday romance television film directed by Mark Jean and starring Kellie Martin, Cameron Mathison,...
- A hood ornament (or bonnet ornament in Commonwealth English), also called radiator cap, motor mascot, or car mascot is a specially crafted model which...
- A garden ornament is an item used for garden, landscape, and park enhancement and decoration. Garden ornaments include: bird baths bird feeders birdhouses...
- of the most common plant forms to make foliage ornament and decoration. In architecture, an ornament may be carved into stone or wood to resemble leaves...