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belt course

[′belt ‚kȯrs]
(building construction)
string course

belt course

belt course
1. A horizontal band of masonry extending horizontally across the façade of a building and occasionally encircling the entire perimeter; usually projects beyond the face of the building and may be molded or richly carved. Also called a stringcourse or band course; called a sill course if set at windowsill level.
2. A horizontal board across front face or around a building, often having a molding.

stringcourse, belt course

stringcourse
A horizontal band of masonry, generally narrower than other courses, extending across the façade of a structure and in some instances encircling such decorative features as pillars or engaged columns; may be flush or projecting, and flat-surfaced, molded, or richly carved; a bond course.
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