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systyle

[ sis-tahyl ]

adjective

, Architecture.
  1. having an intercolumniation of two diameters.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of systyle1

1695–1705; < Latin systȳlos < Greek sýstȳlos, equivalent to sy- sy- + -stȳlos -style 2

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Example Sentences

In the systyle, let the height be divided into nine and a half parts, and one of these given to the thickness of the column.

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