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trabeated

[ trey-bee-ey-tid ]
/ ˈtreɪ biˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective Architecture.
constructed with a beam or on the principle of a beam, as an entablature or flat ceiling.
denoting a form of architecture or system of construction employing beams or lintels exclusively.
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Also tra·be·ate [trey-bee-it, -eyt]. /ˈtreɪ bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/.

Origin of trabeated

1835–45; trabeat(ion) structure with beams (<Latin trabē(s) beam + -ation) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM trabeated

tra·be·a·tion, noun
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How to use trabeated in a sentence

  • Trabeated, constructed with a beam or beams, a term usually employed in contrast to arches.

    Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
  • Hence this architecture is called architecture of the beam, or, in more formal language, trabeated architecture.

    Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith

British Dictionary definitions for trabeated

trabeated

trabeate (ˈtreɪbɪɪt, -eɪt)

/ (ˈtreɪbɪˌeɪtɪd) /

adjective
architect constructed with horizontal beams as opposed to archesCompare arcuate

Derived forms of trabeated

trabeation, noun

Word Origin for trabeated

C19: back formation from trabeation, from Latin trabs a beam
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