noun, plural ap·si·des [ap-si-deez]. /ˈæp sɪˌdiz/.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of apsis
Words nearby apsis
Example sentences from the Web for apsis
The nave of the chapel is in tolerably good preservation, but the apsis has suffered severely from damp.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
The tomb is in the wall, behind a range of pillars, which form a kind of open screen round the apsis.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. I. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
But the choir and apsis were previously of a different æra from the rest of the edifice.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
The seven-sided apsis with ambulatory, on which open out seven pentagonal radiating chapels.Amiens Before and During the War|Michelin & Cie
Between the apsis and the nave stood the altar, or rather the common table, canopied by a baldachin supported by columns.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi