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cymatium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cymatium  \Cy*ma"ti*um\  (s[i^]*m[=a]"sh[i^]*[u^]m),  n.  [L.,  fr 
  Gr  kyma`tion,  dim.  of  ky^ma  a  wave.]  (Arch.) 
  A  capping  or  crowning  molding  in  classic  architecture. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cymatium 
  n  :  (classical  architecture)  a  molding  for  a  cornice;  in  profile 
  it  is  partly  concave  and  partly  convex  [syn:  {cyma}] 




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