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Definition of Pycnostyle

Pycnostyle
Intercolumniation In`ter*co*lum`ni*a"tion, n. (Arch.) The clear space between two columns, measured at the bottom of their shafts. --Gwilt. Note: It is customary to measure the intercolumniation in terms of the diameter of the shaft, taken also at the bottom. Different words, derived from the Greek, are in use to denote certain common proportions. They are: Pycnostyle, when the intercolumniation is of one and a half diameters; Systyle, of two diameters; Eustyle, of two and a quarter diameters; Diastyle, of three diameters; Ar[ae]ostyle, of four or more, and so great that a wooden architrave has to be used instead of stone; Ar[ae]osystyle, when the intercolumniations are alternately systyle and ar[ae]ostyle.
Pycnostyle
Pycnostyle Pyc"no*style, a. [Gr. ? with the pillars close together; ? close + ? a column, pillar: cf. F. pycnostyle.] (Anc. Arch.) See under Intercolumniation. -n. A pycnostyle colonnade.

Meaning of Pycnostyle from wikipedia

- architectura, iii.3.3-10). Vitruvius named five systems of intercolumniation (Pycnostyle, Systyle, Eustyle, Diastyle, and Araeostyle), and warned that when columns...
- Basilica Aemilia. Vitruvius wrote that the temple was an example of a pycnostyle front porch, with six closely spaced columns on the front. However, the...
- on each side. The columns were spaced one and a half diameters apart (pycnostyle). The ceiling of the temple was vaulted. There were some nontraditional...
- a portico, peristyle, or stoa, generally behind a screen of columns. Pycnostyle Term given by Vitruvius to the intercolumniation between the columns of...
- hypostyle, monostylous, octastyle, orthostyle, peristyle, prostyle, pycnostyle, stylite, Stylites, stylobate, styloid, stylus, systyle su-, sut- sew...
- hypostyle, monostylous, octastyle, orthostyle, peristyle, prostyle, pycnostyle, stylite, Stylites, stylobate, styloid, stylus, systyle su-, sut- sew...
- placing P. falcata into the otherwise wholly Western Australian P. sect. Pycnostyles. The 1995 Flora of Australia revision of the genus saw it classified...