Noun(1) a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing(2) a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall(3) the topmost projecting part of an entablature
Verb(1) furnish with a cornice
(1) Moments later I was kicking my way up and over the slightly overhanging cornice on to the plateau above.(2) The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice , above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.(3) The windows are surmounted by rusticated wooden jack arches with superimposed keystones, and a heavy modillion cornice crowns the bold Georgian proportions of the facade.(4) Sometimes the sky is greeted with a white cornice over an otherwise brown building.(5) Hawk was standing on top of a snow cornice near the top of the peak when the cornice broke loose from the mountain, sending Hawk churning down the slope.(6) A porch with a solid teak front door opens onto a bright hallway with a polished French oak floor, a corniced ceiling, understairs storage and guest toilet.(7) The entrance hall has a dado rail and cornicing .(8) Climbing alpine style - fast and light, with no set camps - they took on bitter winds and heavy-laden cornices of snow but summited in three and a half days.(9) It wasn't corniced at all and we enjoyed a straightforward traverse to the mountain's south-east ridge.(10) At the moment the property includes an L-shaped entrance hall with a cream colour scheme and a corniced ceiling with decorative archway.(11) Bedrooms have high, corniced ceilings and classical furnishings, and suites - which include the Imperial, one of Europe's most expensive - justify the label ├ö├ç├┐sumptuous├ö├ç├û.(12) The original sash windows are in perfect working condition, the original wooden window panelling and doors remain and the main rooms have cornices and ceiling roses.(13) Now a historic district, downtown boasts blocks of two- and three-story commercial buildings with elaborate cornices .(14) In winter, it looks positively Alpine when the snow forms sweeping cornices .(15) In the wild there is no piste patrol to pick up the pieces, and the mountains bristle with rocks, cliffs and cornices .(16) The enclosed entrance porch has a mosaic tiled floor and leads to a gracious entrance hall with wooden floorboards, a dado rail, ornate cornicing and a centrepiece.
1. pelmet ::
2. valance ::
Different Formscornice, cornices
English to Haitian Dictionary: cornice
Meaning and definitions of cornice, translation in Haitian language for cornice with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of cornice in Haitian and in English language.
Tags for the entry "cornice"
What cornice means in Haitian, cornice meaning in Haitian, cornice definition, examples and pronunciation of cornice in Haitian language.