THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby pendentive
Example sentences from the Web for pendentive
The last pendentive of the vaulting rests on a single shaft springing directly from a head-corbel.
The westernmost pendentive on either side rests on a Perpendicular corbel carved with delicate foliage.
The pendentive under the dome is similar in its construction to those under the dome of the curious church of Ainay, at Lyons.
In these examples a pendentive is formed at each angle of the square, and thus the octagonal base is formed for the vault.
The playful little fellow on the clouds below St. Matthew's feet looks across at the sprites of the opposite pendentive.Correggio|Estelle M. Hurll