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Meaning of "archivolt" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ARCHIVOLT

From Italian archivolto.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ARCHIVOLT

archivolt  [ˈɑːkɪˌvəʊlt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARCHIVOLT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Archivolt is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES ARCHIVOLT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

archivolt

Archivolt

An archivolt is an ornamental molding or band following the curve on the underside of an arch. It is composed of bands of ornamental moldings surrounding an arched opening, corresponding to the architrave in the case of a rectangular opening. The word is sometimes used to refer to the under-side or inner curve of the arch itself. The word originates in the Italian equivalents of the English words arch and vault.

Definition of archivolt in the English dictionary

The definition of archivolt in the dictionary is a moulding around an arch, sometimes decorated. Other definition of archivolt is the under surface of an arch.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARCHIVOLT


abvolt
ˈæbˌvəʊlt
bolt
bəʊlt
boult
bəʊlt
colt
kəʊlt
deadbolt
ˈdedˌbəʊlt
electronvolt
ɪˌlɛktrɒnˈvəʊlt
holt
həʊlt
Humboldt
ˈhʌmbəʊlt
jolt
dʒəʊlt
kilovolt
ˈkɪləʊˌvəʊlt
microvolt
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌvəʊlt
millivolt
ˈmɪlɪvəʊlt
molt
məʊlt
poult
pəʊlt
revolt
rɪˈvəʊlt
screw-bolt
ˈskruːˌbəʊlt
thunderbolt
ˈθʌndəˌbəʊlt
tolt
təʊlt
unbolt
ʌnˈbəʊlt
volt
vəʊlt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARCHIVOLT

archiplasm
archiplasmic
archit.
architect
architectonic
architectonically
architectonics
architectural
architecturally
architecture
architrave
architraved
architype
archival
archival storage
archive
archive file
archives
archivist
archlet

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARCHIVOLT

carriage bolt
coach bolt
demivolt
dogbolt
dolt
expansion bolt
eyebolt
fishbolt
in revolt
kingbolt
machine bolt
Mansholt
megavolt
polt
ringbolt
safety bolt
shoot one´s bolt
smolt
U bolt
uncolt

Synonyms and antonyms of archivolt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «archivolt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARCHIVOLT

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The translations of archivolt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «archivolt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

archivolt
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arquivolta
570 millions of speakers

English

archivolt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

archivolt
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

archivolt
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

архивольт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

archivolt
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

archivolt
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

archivolte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Archivolt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Archivolte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

archivolt
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

archivolt
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Archivolt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

archivolt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

archivolt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आर्काइव्हल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ARCHIVOLT
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

archivolto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Archiwolta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Архівольт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

archivolt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

archivolt
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

archivolt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

archi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

archivolt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of archivolt

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARCHIVOLT»

The term «archivolt» is normally little used and occupies the 141.057 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARCHIVOLT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «archivolt» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «archivolt» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARCHIVOLT»

Discover the use of archivolt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to archivolt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Stones of Venice -: The Fall
II., of which archivolt fig. 5 here is the actual profile. The following are the references to the whole : 1. Rio Foscari House. 2. Terraced House, entrance door . 3. Small porticos of St. Mark's, external arches. 4. Arch on the canal at Ponte St. Toma.
John Ruskin, 2013
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The Brummer Collection of Medieval Art
... 70 4.1 Archivolts from Alife (1966.10a- i) 76 4.2 Archivolt from Alife, detail of verso 79 4.3 Archivolt from Alife, detail 80 4.4 Archivolt from Alife, detail 81 4.5 Archivolt from Alife, detail 82 4.6 Archivolt from Alife, detail 83 4.7 Archivolt from Alife, ...
Duke University. Museum of Art, Caroline Astrid Bruzelius, Jill Meredith, 1991
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High Romanesque Sculpture in the Duchy of Aquitaine, C. ...
When the same sculptors tried their hand at monumental imagery, on the archivolt of the transept window (Pl. 269), their methods proved inadequate. All they managed was in fact a rather poor imitation of the completely different methods used ...
Anat Tcherikover, 1997
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The Tempietto del Clitunno near Spoleto
66 and 67). If in the latter it is easy to see which ornaments play the principal roles, and which the subordinate, in the former this same distinction almost disappears. Each of the supporting ornaments (or bed moldings) in the archivolt's cornice ...
Judson Emerick
5
Time in the Medieval World: Occupations of the Months and ...
1216 Virgin Mary Argenton-Château: Ch., Gilles Exterior, west, portal, archivolt i Date: 1130— 1139 Ornament: figured Aulnay-de-Saintonge: Ch., Pierre Exterior, west, portal, archivolt Date: First half 12th cent. (Two months missing) Autun: ...
Colum Hourihane, 2007
6
Kourion: Excavations in the Episcopal Precinct
F1) and shows that at the ends the archivolt turned a 90° angle to continue on the horizontal. A large pinecone decorates the extrados of the archivolt above the turning on no. F1, and a similar but smaller cone (no. F9) may have come from the ...
Arthur Hubert Stanley Megaw, 2007
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Allegory of the Church
Lamb of God is the axial figure in the inner archivolt and the other two archivolts belong to the unredeemed world. Men, monsters, and beasts inhabit a vine pattern on the middle archivolt. An archer is near but not in the axial position.
Calvin Kendall, 1998
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Difference and Identity in Francia and Medieval France
light on the revelers depicted in Sevignac's archivolt, who may be rude but are patently not monstrous. They are outsiders, insofar as they dwell on the edges of the church portal, in its external frame. They are wicked and lawless, in the sense  ...
Meredith Cohen, Justine Firnhaber-Baker, 2010
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Romanesque Architectural Sculpture: The Charles Eliot Norton ...
Here, the transept portal, in which you see, even at a distance, without recognizing detail, how, in the lower archivolt, each small wedge of stone has been given a single figure of which the axis follows that of the wedge. Study the details in the ...
Meyer Schapiro, Linda Seidel, 2006
10
The Stones of Venice,Volume III the Fall
II., of which archivolt fig. 5 here is the actual profile. The following are the references to the whole : 1. Rio Foscari House. 2. Terraced House, entrance door . 3. Small porticos of St. Mark's, external arches. 4. Arch on the canal at Ponte St. Toma.
John Ruskin, 2013

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARCHIVOLT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term archivolt is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Basilique Ste-Madeleine second only to Notre Dame in size
Providing a fascinating insight into the medieval worldview and popular legends of the time, the inner archivolt around the tympanum and the ... «Catholic Online, Nov 12»
2
Versailles: Restorers bring new life to 17th-century art at French …
The pieces, which were restored 35 years ago, have seriously deteriorated, while the archivolt and cornice's gilt stuccos have become ... «Daily Mail, Dec 11»
3
BAM closes £142m Belgian prison deal
... have been designed by a joint venture of Stéphane Beel Architecten, M. & J-M. Jaspers - J. Eyers & Partners and Archivolt Architecten. MPU. «The Construction Index, Jun 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Archivolt [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/archivolt>. Jul 2020 ».
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