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pycnostyle

[ pik-nuh-stahyl ]
/ ˈpɪk nəˌstaɪl /
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adjective Architecture.
having an intercolumniation of 1½ diameters.
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Origin of pycnostyle

1555–65; <Latin pycnostȳlus<Greek pyknóstȳlos, equivalent to pyknóspycno- + -stylos-style2

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How to use pycnostyle in a sentence

  • In the pycnostyle, the height should be divided into ten parts, and one of these used for the thickness of the column.

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