Noun(1) a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a sloping roof
(1) A massive pediment with entablature is supported by four Roman Doric columns on granite bases.(2) At the toe of the slope a rock pediment can be found.(3) They followed the classic model of Greek temples, with their rectangular rows of columns, topped by beams and relieved by a triangular pediment .(4) Modelled on St. Peter's basilica in Rome, its faÔö£┬║ade is defined by Corinthian pilasters and a pediment , with a great central dome towering over them.(5) Next time you see a Venetian window, a triangular pediment , a coved gallery ceiling, or a Georgian terrace with lined stucco, remember who started it all.(6) The entablature and pediment of the portico are supported by two pairs of massive Ionic columns.(7) Trim the exterior of the door with finish carpentry such as columns and a crosshead pediment to extend the width of the door.(8) With an original oak floor, this area also features a carved oak ceiling rose, pediments , cornices and architraves.(9) Bosses used for the attachment of plumb lines survive on the pedimental sculpture and reliefs of the temple of Zeus at Olympia.(10) Close by, a large pedimented entrance from the main door to the old banking hall, with its classical facade.(11) Built from whinstone, with a slate roof, the pedimented front door is a particularly handsome feature.(12) Like the great house, its windows were surmounted by alternating triangular and rounded pediments .(13) He enlarged it, adding a third floor and two projecting pedimented Ionic pseudo-porticoes located to the east and west.(14) The city was gloriously clean, its classical columns and pediments and its baroque scrolls and volutes now clearly delineated by the shadows cast by an oblique sun on their pale surfaces.(15) Of the two buildings on the hill, only one is pedimented , and therefore definitely a temple.(16) It was built in a style that would not be out of place in Rome or Athens: the ruins had porticoed and pedimented fronts, and were supported by carved Corinthian pillars.
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