Meaning of Pediments
Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
(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.
any imitation of this, often fancifully treated, used to crown an opening, a monument, etc., or to form part of a decorative scheme.
Geology. a gently sloping rock surface at the foot of a steep slope, as of a mountain, usually thinly covered with alluvium.
a low-pitched gable, esp one that is triangular, as used in classical architecture
a gently sloping rock surface, formed through denudation under arid conditions