Bolection

Bolection

A Bolection is a moulding which projects beyond the face of a panel or frame, usually found in panelling, doors and fireplaces, especially when the meeting surfaces are at different levels. See also bilection.


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  • Bolection — Bo*lec tion, n. (Arch.) A projecting molding round a panel. Same as {Bilection}. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bolection — [bō lek′shən] n. [< ?] Archit. a molding that projects beyond the surface of a panel …   English World dictionary

  • bolection — bolectioned, adj. /boh lek sheuhn/, n. Archit., Furniture. a raised molding, esp. one having flat edges and a raised center, for framing a panel, doorway, fireplace, etc. Also, bilection. [1700 10; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bolection — noun A moulding that covers a joint, especially between joints between surfaces on different levels …   Wiktionary

  • bolection — n. (Architecture) raised or projecting molding (for framing doorway, panel, fireplace etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bolection — [bə lɛkʃ(ə)n] noun Architecture a decorative moulding above or around a panel. Origin C17: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • bolection — bo·lec·tion …   English syllables

  • bolection — /boʊˈlɛkʃən/ (say boh lekshuhn) noun Architecture a moulding which projects beyond the surface of the work it decorates. Also, bilection. {origin uncertain} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • bolection —   , bilection   n. projecting part of moulding round panel …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bolection — …   Useful english dictionary

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