• Definition for "entasis"
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entasis definition

  • noun:
    • A slight convexity or inflammation, as with the shaft of a column, intended to make up for the impression of concavity resulting from straight edges.
    • a small convex curvature introduced to the shaft of a column for aesthetic factors, or to compensate for the impression of concavity.
    • A slight convex inflammation of this shaft of a column.
    • Identical To Entasia.
    • In structure, the inflammation or outward curve of tho profile of tho shaft of a column.
    • In pathology, constrictive or tonic spasm, as cramp, lockjaw, etc. See tetanus. Additionally entasia.
    • a slight convexity within the shaft of a column; makes up for impression of concavity that watchers experience whenever edges are perfectly straight
    • a small convexity or swelling, such as the shaft of a column, intended to compensate for the illusion of concavity caused by straight edges.
    • A slight convex curvature introduced in to the shaft of a column for visual factors, or even compensate for the impression of concavity.
    • A slight convex inflammation associated with shaft of a column.
    • Just Like Entasia.
    • In architecture, the swelling or outward curve of tho profile of tho shaft of a column.
    • In pathology, constrictive or tonic spasm, as cramp, lockjaw, etc. See tetanus. Also entasia.
    • hook convexity into the shaft of a line; makes up for impression of concavity that audiences experience if the sides tend to be perfectly right
    • a small convexity or swelling, such as the shaft of a column, designed to compensate for the impression of concavity resulting from right sides.
    • a small convex curvature introduced to the shaft of a column for visual explanations, or even to compensate for the illusion of concavity.
    • a small convex swelling regarding the shaft of a column.
    • Same as Entasia.
    • In architecture, the inflammation or outward bend of tho profile of tho shaft of a column.
    • In pathology, constrictive or tonic spasm, as cramp, lockjaw, etc. See tetanus. Also entasia.
    • hook convexity into the shaft of a column; compensates for the impression of concavity that audiences encounter if the edges tend to be perfectly straight
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