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trabeated

[trey-bee-ey-tid] /ˈtreɪ biˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective, Architecture.
1.
constructed with a beam or on the principle of a beam, as an entablature or flat ceiling.
2.
denoting a form of architecture or system of construction employing beams or lintels exclusively.
Also, trabeate
[trey-bee-it, -eyt] /ˈtreɪ bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of trabeated
1835-1845
1835-45; trabeat(ion) structure with beams (< Latin trabē(s) beam + -ation) + -ed2
Related forms
trabeation, noun
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  • trabeated, constructed with a beam or beams, a term usually employed in contrast to arches.

    Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
  • Hence this architecture is called architecture of the beam, or, in more formal language, trabeated architecture.

    Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
British Dictionary definitions for trabeated

trabeated

/ˈtreɪbɪˌeɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(architect) constructed with horizontal beams as opposed to arches Compare arcuate
Derived Forms
trabeation, noun
Word Origin
C19: back formation from trabeation, from Latin trabs a beam
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