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Meaning of "amphiprostyle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMPHIPROSTYLE

amphiprostyle  [æmˈfɪprəˌstaɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMPHIPROSTYLE

noun
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amphiprostyle can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

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WHAT DOES AMPHIPROSTYLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Amphiprostyle

In classical architecture, Amphiprostyle denotes a temple with a portico both at the front and the rear. The number of columns never exceeded four in the front and four in the rear. The best-known example is the tetrastyle small Temple of Athena Nike at Athens. See also the Temple of Venus and Roma.

Definition of amphiprostyle in the English dictionary

The definition of amphiprostyle in the dictionary is having a set of columns at both ends but not at the sides. Other definition of amphiprostyle is a temple of this kind.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMPHIPROSTYLE


big-style
ˈbɪɡˌstaɪl
cyclostyle
ˈsaɪkləˌstaɪl
decastyle
ˈdɛkəˌstaɪl
diastyle
ˈdaɪəˌstaɪl
dodecastyle
dəʊˈdɛkəˌstaɪl
enneastyle
ˈɛnɪəˌstaɪl
freestyle
ˈfriːˌstaɪl
hairstyle
ˈhɛəˌstaɪl
hexastyle
ˈhɛksəˌstaɪl
hypostyle
ˈhaɪpəʊˌstaɪl
lifestyle
ˈlaɪfˌstaɪl
metrostyle
ˈmɛtrəˌstaɪl
octastyle
ˈɒktəˌstaɪl
pentastyle
ˈpɛntəˌstaɪl
peristyle
ˈpɛrɪˌstaɪl
polystyle
ˈpɒlɪˌstaɪl
pycnostyle
ˈpɪknəʊˌstaɪl
substyle
ˈsʌbˌstaɪl
tetrastyle
ˈtɛtrəˌstaɪl
turnstile
ˈtɜːnˌstaɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMPHIPROSTYLE

amphioxus
amphipath
amphipathic
amphiphile
amphiphilic
amphiploid
amphiploidy
amphipod
amphipodous
amphiprostylar
amphiprotic
amphisbaena
amphisbaenae
amphisbaenic
amphiscian
amphistomatal
amphistomatic
amphistomous
amphistylar
amphitheatral

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMPHIPROSTYLE

alpine-style
antistyle
araeosystyle
champagne lifestyle
Decorated style
distyle
doggy style
endostyle
enstyle
epistyle
house style
management style
New Style
nonstyle
old style
old-style
oldstyle
prostyle
restyle
style
systyle

Synonyms and antonyms of amphiprostyle in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «amphiprostyle» into 25 languages

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Amphiprostyle
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amphiprostyle
40 millions of speakers

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amphiprostyle
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αμφιπρόστυλο
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

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14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

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10 millions of speakers
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5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amphiprostyle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIPROSTYLE»

The term «amphiprostyle» is used very little and occupies the 191.060 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIPROSTYLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amphiprostyle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMPHIPROSTYLE»

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Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, ...
A temple which has a portico in both fronts. This word, says M. Quatre- mere, describes a particular kind of temple, of which the cellu had no external lateral corridors or aisles. The amphiprostyle temple had columns, in front called pronaos, ...
Robert Stuart, 1854
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Sacred architecture, its rise, progress and present state
The Plan of a Greek Temple—The temples of the Greeks are described according to their external arrangement on the plan, as being either in antis, prostyle, amphiprostyle, periptera], pseudo-peripteral, dipteral, or pseudo-dipteral ; and ...
Richard Brown, 1845
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Sacred Architecture, its rise, progress and present state, ...
Amphiprostyle, when both ends of the temple terminate in prostyle. Cleithros ( sXtiflpoc) . A term used for a temple entirely covered with a roof, in contradistinction to Hypaethral, one inserted over the cella. Tetrastyle, (rtrpa four <n-u\oc column) ...
Rich Brown, 1845
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Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture
amphiprostyle. amphiprostyle Marked by columns in porticoes only at the front and back (of a classical temple), not on the sides. amphistylar Said of a classical temple having columns across the length of both sides or across both ends.
Cyril M. Harris, 2013
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The Architecture of Ancient Greece: An Account of Its ...
... Temple of Artemis at Lusoi (Doric). Tetrastyle prostyle — Temple of Dionysus at Pergamum (Doric). Tetrastyle amphiprostyle — -Temple of Artemis Propylaea at Eleusis (Doric); Temples on the Ilissus and of Nike Apteros at Athens (Ionic).
William Bell Dinsmoor, 1950
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An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, ...
The appearance in front of this species is the same as the amphiprostyle temple, which is given in Jig. 1048., and wherein columns are also placed in front of the anta*. Of the prostyle temple, an example, that of the temple of Jupiter and ...
Joseph Gwilt, 1842
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of ...
This would leave (independently of the internal hypsthral disposition in the particular instance) an exact representation of what is intended, in its ordinary acceptation, by the term Amphiprostyle, or, to retain the Greek form, Amphiprostylos ; and ...
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The Music of the Eye; Or, Essays on the Principles of the ...
Of mixed style in simple distribution. Antis of Vitruvius. Prostyle, and amphiprostyle. but simple distribution; his Antis, Prostyle, Amphiprostyle, Peripteral, Hypmthral, Dipteral, and Pseudodipteral, are all simple distributions. ( Vide Vitruvius, lib. iii.
Peter LEGH, 1831
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The Travellers Art Companion to the Museums and Ancient ...
A well-known example, though no longer extant, having been destroyed by the Turks since Stuart's time. ,, Nike Apteros . Ionic . Tetrastyle,amphiprostyle. Recently explored, and since rebuilt. ,. Jupiter Olym- Corinthian Decastyie, peripteral, ...
Hodder M. Westropp, 1868
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Finis Pyramidis: Or, Disquisitions Concerning the Antiquity ...
This much being sufficiently proved ; before I draw the inference in contemplation , I have next to prove, the original temple was amphiprostyle, and hex- itstyle. Here I have to combat an apparent opposition* from the definitions of Vitruvius, who ...
Thomas Gabb, 1806

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMPHIPROSTYLE»

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A house that's more than a home: Couple restores historic house in …
The Brewer House is a treasure — northeastern Maine's only amphiprostyle Greek Revival building (it has a colonnade on each of its gable ... «Bangor Daily News, Aug 11»

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