Definition of Pendant. Meaning of Pendant. Synonyms of Pendant

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Definition of Pendant

Pendant
Pendant Pend"ant, n. [F., orig. p. pr. of pendre to hang, L. pendere. Cf. Pendent, Pansy, Pensive, Poise, Ponder.] 1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental character; as to a chandelier or an eardrop; also, an appendix or addition, as to a book. Some hang upon the pendants of her ear. --Pope. Many . . . have been pleased with this work and its pendant, the Tales and Popular Fictions. --Keightley. 2. (Arch.) A hanging ornament on roofs, ceilings, etc., much used in the later styles of Gothic architecture, where it is of stone, and an important part of the construction. There are imitations in plaster and wood, which are mere decorative features. ``[A bridge] with . . . pendants graven fair.' --Spenser. 3. (Fine Arts) One of a pair; a counterpart; as, one vase is the pendant to the other vase. 4. A pendulum. [Obs.] --Sir K. Digby. 5. The stem and ring of a watch, by which it is suspended. [U.S.] --Knight. Pendant post (Arch.), a part of the framing of an open timber roof; a post set close against the wall, and resting upon a corbel or other solid support, and supporting the ends of a collar beam or any part of the roof.

Meaning of Pendant from wikipedia

- A pendant is a loose-hanging piece of jewellery, generally attached by a small loop to a necklace, which may be known as a "pendant necklace". A pendant...
- A pendant light, sometimes called a drop or suspender, is a lone light fixture that hangs from the ceiling usually suspended by a cord, chain, or metal...
- In art, a pendant is one of two paintings, statues, reliefs or other type of works of art intended as a pair. Typically, pendants are related thematically...
- definition Pendant group Side-group An offshoot, neither oligomeric nor polymeric, from a chain. In IUPAC nomenclature of chemistry, a pendant group (sometimes...
- The Jade Pendant is a 2017 American Western film directed by Leong Po-Chih and starring Clara Lee as Peony, following a tragic love story leading to the...
- Pendant means something that is hanging, and may refer to: Arresting gear, which use deck pendant cables to rapidly decelerate an aircraft as it lands...
- A pendant bar is a fluvial geomorphology term that is usually applied to large landforms created by large scale flooding events. Pendant bars are thin...
- carried one of the team's full pendants. The other team member held the remaining pendant, half pendant, or no pendant at all and stood by to enter if...
- Commendation ribbons were renamed the "Commendation Ribbon with Metal Pendant". By 1960 the Commendation Ribbons had been authorized as full medals and...
- In structural geology, a roof pendant, which also known as a pendant, is a m**** of country rock that projects downward into and is entirely surrounded...
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