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

- The word pendant derives from the Latin word pendere and Old French word pendr, both of which translate to "to hang down". It comes in the form of a loose-hanging...
- 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...
- IUPAC definition Pendant group Side-group An offshoot, neither oligomeric nor polymeric, from a chain. A pendant group (sometimes spelled pendent) or...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Wolverine pendant of Les Eyzies is a bone pendant decorated with an engraved drawing of a wolverine, probably from the cave of Les Eyzies, Dordogne...
- A pendant painting is one of two paintings intended as a pair. Typically, pendant paintings are related thematically to each other and are hung beside...
- Chakras (Sanskrit: चक्र, IAST: cakra, Pali: cakka, lit. wheel, circle; English: /ˈtʃʌk-, ˈtʃækrə/ CHUK-, CHAK-rə) are the various focal points in the subtle...
- The Hen with Sapphire Pendant egg or Egg with Hen in Basket is a Tsar Imperial Fabergé egg, one in a series of fifty-two jeweled eggs made under the supervision...
- Pendant Productions (also known as Pendant Audio, or just Pendant) is an independent online production company that produces audio serials and radio dramas...
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