balustrade definition

  • noun:
    • A rail in addition to line of balusters or posts that assistance it, as along the front of a gallery.
    • a-row of balusters topped by a rail, providing as an open parapet, as along the side of a balcony, terrace, connection, staircase, or even the eaves of a building.
    • a-row of balusters topped by a rail, providing as an open parapet, as over the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge, or perhaps the eaves of a building, or as a guard railing on a staircase; -- it functions as a guard to prevent folks from dropping.
    • In design, purely, a barrier or railing comprising a horizontal member resting on a few balusters; but, commonly, an ornamental railing or pierced parapet of any kind, whether offering as a barrier or just as a decorative function, and whether composed of balusters or otherwise not.
    • a railing beside a staircase or balcony to prevent people from dropping
    • A rail and also the row of balusters or posts that assistance it, as across the front side of a gallery.
    • a-row of balusters topped by a rail, offering as an open parapet, as across the side of a balcony, terrace, bridge, staircase, and/or eaves of a building.
    • a-row of balusters topped by a rail, serving as an open parapet, as along the side of a balcony, terrace, bridge, or even the eaves of a building, or as a guard railing on a staircase; -- it serves as a guard to stop folks from dropping.
    • In structure, strictly, a barrier or railing comprising a horizontal user resting on a series of balusters; but, generally, an ornamental railing or pierced parapet of any kind, whether serving as a barrier or just as a decorative function, and whether made up of balusters or otherwise not.
    • a railing beside a staircase or balcony to prevent people from dropping

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