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entasis


entasis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entasis  \En"ta*sis\,  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  a  stretching;  fr  ?;  ? 
  in  +  ?  to  extend.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  A  slight  convex  swelling  of  the  shaft  of  a  column. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  Same  as  {Entasia}.