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mullion

(mŭl`yən), in architecture, a slender, upright intermediate member that subdivides an opening, as a division between panes of a window or between adjacent windows. Although the mullion occurs in some form in nearly all architectural styles, it is perhaps most characteristic of the elaborate Gothic systems of stone tracerytracery,
bands or bars of stone, wood, or other material, either subdividing an opening or standing in relief against a wall and forming an ornamental pattern of solid members and open spaces.
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Mullion

A dividing piece between the lights of windows, usually taking on the characteristics of the style of the building.

mullion

[′məl·yən]
(building construction)
A vertical bar separating two windows in a multiple window.
(geology)
In folded sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, a columnar structure in which the rock columns seem to intersect.

mullion

mullions: a
A vertical member separating (and often supporting) windows, doors, or panels set in series. also see door mullion.

mullion

1. a vertical member between the casements or panes of a window or the panels of a screen
2. one of the ribs on a rock face
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Among the special features are still complete 'spere' trusses, timber studwork to the walls, oak mullion windows with leaded lights, stone fireplaces and oak doors.
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The window frames are 2-by-4s wrapped with custom-milled moldings to create 8-inch-thick mullions.
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Mullions at Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire, an 18 month-old house with five bedrooms and a half acre plot on the edge of town.
Natural light is filtered through the long strips of industrial glazing that fix and frame views, but there is no fixed relationship between content and container; window mullions do not denote a particular layout and internal partitions can be easily changed and space reorganized if future alterations are required.
Mr Philip Hamlet, a stonemason who carried out the work, renewed the mullions and transoms on the window as well as jambs and parts of the headstone and windowsill.
Ultra-thin mullions are available as an option on new orders for Clarity's 52-inch SVGA LCD and DLP(TM) displays, the latter using Texas Instruments' Digital Light Processing(TM) technology.
Their suggestions regarding choice of colors, selection of the mullions on the storefronts, restoration of the cornices and other items proved invaluable.
The first floor is served by two bathrooms, one reached from either the landing of the second bedroom and the rear facing bathroom also has window seats under the stone mullions to take in the garden views.