coving definition

  • noun:
    • See cove1.
    • See cove1.
    • A concave area, frequently of gypsum or expanded polystyrene, forming a junction between a ceiling and a wall.
    • A concave area, often of gypsum or expanded polystyrene, developing a junction between a ceiling and a wall.
    • A cove or series of coves, as the concaved area beneath the overhang of a projecting top tale.
    • A cove or a number of coves, as the concaved area in overhang of a projecting upper story.
    • The splayed jambs of a flaring fireplace.
    • The splayed jambs of a flaring fireplace.
    • In building, an arch or curved projecture, as whenever a property is made in order to project within the ground-plot, and the turned projecture is arched with wood, lathed, and plastered.
    • In building, an arch or arched projecture, as whenever a property is built in order to project over the ground-plot, plus the switched projecture is arched with timber, lathed, and plastered.

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