Accouplement


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accouplement

[ə′kəp·lə·mənt]
(architecture)
A pair of elements of a structure that are very close or touching, such as two columns.

Accouplement

Pairs of closely spaced columns or pilasters; typically the abacuses of the capitals touch each other without being joined.

accouplement

accouplement
The placement of columns or pilasters close together, in pairs.