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platband

[ plat-band ]
/ ˈplætˌbænd /
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noun Architecture.
a flat structural member, as a lintel or flat arch.
any shallow molding having a flat face.
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Origin of platband

1690–1700; <Middle French platebande, equivalent to plate flat (see plate1) + bandeband2
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