dentil band[′dent·əl ′band]
A molding or band on a cornice resembling a row of dentils, but with the spaces between dentils filled.
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A plain and uncarved band; occupying the position in a cornice where dentils would normally occur.
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1. A molding that occupies the position of a row of dentils in classical architecture.
2. A course of masonry that resembles a row of dentils; for example, in brickwork, the toothlike effect produced by the projection of alternate headers and smaller blocks.
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