perpend definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to think about carefully; ponder.
    • To weight very carefully into the brain.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • is mindful; exhibit.
    • To attend; to-be attentive.
  • verb:
    • To ponder, think about.
  • noun:
    • A brick or rock which have its longest measurement perpendicular towards the face of a wall, especially one that stretches through wall surface's entire thickness
    • A vertical joint between bricks or blocks in a horizontal training course
    • In structure, an extended stone reaching through the thickness of a wall such that it can be viewed on both edges, and is consequently wrought and smoothed at both ends. Now usually known as bond-stone, bonder, or through, additionally perpend-stone, perpent-stone. See cut under ashler.
  • others:
    • To weigh in the mind; consider attentively.
    • to hold down.

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