Meaning of Pediments



English: Pediments
Bangla:
Hindi: फ़ुटपाथ, कुरसी
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym:
Antonym:


Previous: pedimented Next: pedlar




Definition: 1

(in classical architecture) a low gable, typically triangular with a horizontal cornice and raking cornices, surmounting a colonnade, an end wall, or a major division of a façade.

Definition: 2

any imitation of this, often fancifully treated, used to crown an opening, a monument, etc., or to form part of a decorative scheme.

Definition: 3

Geology. a gently sloping rock surface at the foot of a steep slope, as of a mountain, usually thinly covered with alluvium.

Definition: 4

a low-pitched gable, esp one that is triangular, as used in classical architecture

Definition: 5

a gently sloping rock surface, formed through denudation under arid conditions