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NOUN   a cornice | cornices
SYNO cornice | pelmet | valance | ...
карниз {м}cornice
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Translation for 'cornice' from English to Russian

карниз {м}
Usage Examples English
  • A molded plaster cornice runs through most of the first floor rooms and the second-story hall.
  • Ancient Egyptian architecture made special use of large cavetto mouldings as a cornice, with only a short fillet (plain vertical face) above, and a torus moulding (convex semi-circle) below.
  • A snow cornice or simply cornice (from the Italian cornice meaning "ledge") is an overhanging edge of snow on a ridge or the crest of a mountain and along the sides of gullies.
  • In 2011 three people were walking on Y Garn when they went over a cornice overhanging a ridge.
  • The height to the finishing cornice is 14,91m and to the rooftop 17,50m.
  • A fiberglass cornice runs above the thirteenth story.
  • A classical cornice across the building at roof level projects forward over the three central bays and has pairs of dentils above the columns.
  • The columns have Corinthian order capitals and bases and support a large frieze and cornice. The cornice has a large central convex surface on which is a simple, deeply carved curvilinear pattern.
  • The Finnish and Swedish Mercantile Association Building is built of brick with a classical galvanized iron cornice and a simpler galvanized iron storefront cornice over the first floor.
  • The elaborate cornice of the sanctuary was removed in 1990. This removal of the cornice still affects the appearance of the building today.
  • A common cornice with bead and reel molded cornice set off by a simple chair rail and dado paneling unites all areas.
  • Additional more-obscure varieties of cornice include the "architrave" cornice, "bracketed" cornice, and "modillion" cornice.
  • Pendants support the brackets at the roofline cornice above the tripartite window; all the other brackets on that cornice are identical to those on the bay windows.
  • The Hunter House is a simple [...] -story Greek Revival house, of plank construction, measuring [...]. It is clad with clapboard, and has a cornice with cornice return.
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