lacunar definition

  • noun:
    • A ceiling designed with recessed panels.
    • A recessed panel such a ceiling.
    • A coffer; a ceiling made out of coffers
    • The ceiling or under surface of every component, particularly when it includes compartments, sunk or hollowed without areas or bands between your panels.
    • among sunken panels such a ceiling.
    • among the coffers or sunk compartments in ceilings or soffits formed of beams crossing one another, or resembling in structural kind or for reasons of decoration such a construction of beams, due to the fact stone ceilings associated with the Grecian Doric, those (generally created of lumber and plaster, and abundantly decorated with gilding and decoration) common in Renaissance structures, etc.
    • ergo A ceiling or soffit having lacunars.
  • adjective:
    • Of or with respect to a lacuna
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to a lacuna.
    • Having lacunæ; lacunose. Also lacunal.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "lacunar"
    • The portion which is reflected from…
    • View More
139 votes

How would you define lacunar?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!