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quarter round



a molding, as on an ovolo, whose section is a quarter circle.


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Nearby words

quarter nelson, quarter note, quarter plate, quarter point, quarter rest, quarter round, quarter section, quarter sessions, quarter tone, quarter-bound, quarter-breed

Origin of quarter round

First recorded in 1700–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for quarter round

  • Echinus (e-kīnus), in architecture, the ovolo or quarter-round convex moulding, seen in capitals of the Doric order.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
  • The hallway door has six panels, with beaded edges and quarter-round molding in the panels.

    Green Spring Farm|Ross Netherton

British Dictionary definitions for quarter round

quarter round


architect another name for ovolo
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