Dentil


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dentil

[′dent·əl]
(architecture)
One of a series of small rectangular blocks under a cornice.

Dentil

A series of closely spaced ornamental rectangular blocks resembling teeth, used as moldings; most often found in continuous bands just below the cornice.

Dentil

 

a small projection on the surface of a facade, entablature, or cornice. Dentils are used chiefly to break up the facade of a building or to give the facade a sculptural effect. There are dentils in the cornice of the Roman Arch of Constantine (A.D.315).

dentil

Ionic dentils
One of a band of small, square, toothlike blocks forming part of the characteristic ornamentation of the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders, and sometimes the Doric.
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