systyle

[ sis-tahyl ]
/ ˈsɪs taɪl /

adjective Architecture.

having an intercolumniation of two diameters.

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Origin of systyle

1695–1705; <Latin systȳlos<Greek sýstȳlos, equivalent to sy-sy- + -stȳlos-style2
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Example sentences from the Web for systyle

  • 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.