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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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Cases that use fluorescent systems often have bright spots in front of the lamp and are dim between each mullion (General Electric 2008).
While column cover and spandrel systems are similar to unit and mullion systems, they differ in that the building frame is emphasized with column covers, which act as sticks.
Mullions at Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire, an 18 month-old house with five bedrooms and a half acre plot on the edge of town.
The stone farmhouse dates from the 18th century with later, blending reconstituted stone additions, all under a traditional stone tiled roof and stone mullioned windows in its earlier parts.
Please note, this is a re-submission of cpb258.Cpb261 repairs to the stone mullions and transoms to the large windows at unstone junior schooldescription:the tender is to provide a quotation to repair the stone mullions and transms to the large windows at unstone junior school which a...
It also connects with nature; the scale of the mullions is carefully judged to be slightly slimmer than the zelkova trunks and their spacing casts a particular fine-grained pattern of shadows, as the trees do.
The 20th century red brick building comes with stained glass mullions, the original pulpit and seven former worshippers buried in the grounds.
Contract:The tender is to provide a quotation to repair the stone mullions and transms to the large windows at unstone junior school which are showing signs of deterioration and are bowing, especially to the front elevation.
Some of the highlights of the capital improvement program soon to begin at Grand Central Square include a new facade (4,000 tinted windows will be installed and 485 Lexington's silver mullions will be eliminated to create a sleek and uniform dark blue exterior), a dramatic new entranceway and lobby, and striking new Lexington Avenue storefronts.
As the labyrinthine promenade weaves its way through the structure's eight levels, the facade is articulated by a series of sculptural windows that cut through a backdrop facade that features 250 sq m of insulating glass panels by Okalux set within deep channelled aluminium mullions. The expression of this sinuous trajectory, which is revealed at key moments on the surface of the building's cubic form, has produced a unique and distinctive facade recently recognized with a BDA Berlin Award for Architecture.
Tenders are invited for cpb235 barlow primary school - repairs / replacement of windows, stone mullions and associated works
Its skilled artisans offer refinishing, cleaning, repair and routine maintenance for building's facades, elevator banks, window mullions and marble in order to preserve properties' lasting beauty.