fastigium


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fastigium

1. The pediment of a portico, so-called in ancient architecture because it followed the form of the roof.
2. The crest or ridge of a roof.
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Fastigium of vertex conical, narrower than scapus, furrowed dorsally and separated by step-like incision
14), sharply enlarged above clypeus (near level of antennae in frontal view), with distinct median carina running from fastigium to level of antennae, obsolete ventrad of antennae.
Body medium sized, greenish with small reddish-brown dots; fastigium narrow, acute; antennae pale-yellow.
5:1) projecting beyond eyes about one-third of its length, basal compartment occupying approximately more than basal third, conspicuous submedian carinae forming narrow triangular area towards the fastigium (Fig.
Beata igitur Virgo non in censuro venit, tametsi enim in Del Matrem electa, ad hoc tamen fastigium evecta non fuit, ut posset panem in corpus, vinum in sanguinem Christi conservare: 224, n.
Malaysian artist Wong Hoy Cheong's Fastigium, 2005, used bamboo and netting to add a full-scale minaret to the museum's roof, evoking Guangzhou's overlooked history as a trading port for Muslim Arab merchants during the eighth century and turning discussions about globalization within the PRD toward something tangible.
Presentan un pronorum provisto de numerosos granulos, rostrum con proyecciones genales agudas y fastigium muy alargado, grueso y espinoso.
The head is characteristic, with a small pyramidal fastigium, inclined forwards and downward, eyes moderately protuberant, with a strong postocular constriction and a basal zone (where the mouthparts insert) which is very wide and rather globose.
quod divi patris nostris et soceri regale sortientes fastigium gemino me sentio iuramenti rete inplicitum, ita ut si unum ex his observantiae cautela conservem ex alio nicilominus in periurii crimen videar recidisse.
Fazem parte do lexico da grandeza social os termos fastigium e summum, simbolizando seu apice:</p> <pre> Nec quicquam pulchrius existimo quam in summo fastigio collocatos multarum rerum uemam date, nullius petere.
From these agraeciines Erechthis is distinguished "in the shape of the fastigium verticis which is much longer than the scapus and has a pointed apex" (Chamorro-Rengifo et al.