anta definition

  • noun:
    • A pilaster developing the termination of a projecting lateral wall surface, such as some Greek temples, and constituting one boundary of this portico.
    • a type of pier generated by thickening a wall at its cancellation, addressed architecturally as a pilaster, with money and base.
    • A species of pier from thickening a wall at its termination, addressed architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.
    • In design, a pilaster, particularly a pilaster using positions, among a pair on either side of a doorway, or one standing opposite a pillar; specifically, the pilaster found in Greek and Roman structure to terminate the side wall space of a building whenever they are extended beyond the facial skin of this end wall surface.
    • The native Brazilian title regarding the typical or American tapir, Tapirus americanus.
    • A name in northwestern South America of this ivory-nut palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa. See Phytelephas.
    • A pilaster forming the end of a projecting horizontal wall surface, such as some Greek temples, and constituting one boundary of portico.
    • some sort of pier from thickening a wall at its cancellation, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.
    • A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.
    • In design, a pilaster, especially a pilaster in a few roles, among moobs on either side of a doorway, or one standing opposite a pillar; specifically, the pilaster utilized in Greek and Roman design to end one of many side walls of a building when these are extended beyond the face area regarding the end wall surface.
    • The indigenous Brazilian name for the typical or United states tapir, Tapirus americanus.
    • A name in northwestern South America for the ivory-nut palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa. See Phytelephas.

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