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Definition of Systyle

Systyle
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.
Systyle
Systyle Sys"tyle, a. [L. systylos, Gr. sy`n with columns standing close; sy`n with + ? a column: cf. F. systyle.] (Arch.) Having a space equal to two diameters or four modules between two columns; -- said of a portico or building. See Intercolumniation. -- n. A systyle temple or other edifice.

Meaning of Systyle from wikipedia

- standard intercolumniations are: Pycnostyle  One and a half diameters Systyle  Two diameters Eustyle  Two and a quarter diameters (and three diameters...
- in architectural ornaments and design patterns, including art nouveau. Systyle in the cl****ical orders, this describes columns rather thickly set, with...
- prostyle, pycnostyle, stylite, Stylites, stylobate, styloid, stylus, systyle su-, sut- sew Latin suere, sutus couture, suture suad-, suas- urge Latin...
- Pyknostyle, tight-columned: intercolumnium = 1 ½ lower column diameters Systyle, close-columned: intercolumnium = 2 lower column diameters Eustyle, well-columned:...
- space was equal to two modules (1.52 m), which designates the temple as a 'systyle.' Furthermore, the extraordinarily large stepped podium seems to have been...
- prostyle, pycnostyle, stylite, Stylites, stylobate, styloid, stylus, systyle su-, sut- sew Latin suere, sutus couture, suture suad-, suas- urge Latin...
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