amphistylar

adjective
1. having columns either at both ends or at both sides
Similar to: ↑columned
2. marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
Similar to: ↑apteral

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\\|amfə|stīlə(r)\ adjective
Etymology: amphi- + -stylar
: marked by columniation consisting of free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of the structure and across the full ends or sides — see columniation illustration

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/am'feuh stuy"leuhr/, adj. Archit.
1. (of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts.
2. having columns at both sides.
[1900-05; AMPHI- + Gk styl(os) pillar + -AR1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • amphistylar — [am΄fə stī′lər] adj. [< AMPHI + Gr stylos, pillar (see STYLITE) + AR] Archit. having columns at both front and back or on both sides …   English World dictionary

  • amphistylar — /am feuh stuy leuhr/, adj. Archit. 1. (of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts. 2. having columns at both sides. [1900 05; AMPHI + Gk styl(os) pillar + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • amphistylar — am·phi·sty·lar …   English syllables

  • amphiprostylar — adj. 1. 1 having columns at both ends but not on the sides. Syn: amphiprostyle, amphistylar, porticoed [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stā- — To stand; with derivatives meaning “place or thing that is standing.” Oldest form *steə₂ , colored to *staə₂ , contracted to *stā . Derivatives include steed, stud2, arrest, instant, understand, static, prostitute, insist, ecstasy, and system. I …   Universalium

  • amphi- — aff. a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Greek, meaning “two,”“both,”“on both sides”: amphibious; amphistylar[/ex] • Etymology: < Gk, comb. form of amphí on both sides, c. L ambi ambi …   From formal English to slang

  • amphi- — [am′fi, am′fē, am′fə] [< Gr amphi, around: see AMBI ] combining form 1. on both sides or on both ends [amphistylar] 2. around or about 3. of both kinds [amphibious] …   English World dictionary

  • amphiprostylar — adjective marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure • Syn: ↑amphiprostyle, ↑amphistylar, ↑porticoed • Similar to: ↑apteral …   Useful english dictionary

  • apteral — adjective 1. having columns at one or both ends but not along the sides • Ant: ↑peripteral • Similar to: ↑amphiprostylar, ↑amphiprostyle, ↑amphistylar, ↑porticoed, ↑prostyle, ↑pseudoprostyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • columned — adjective having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form) (Freq. 1) a columned portico trees with columned trunks white columned houses • Ant: ↑noncolumned • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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