avant-corps


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avant-corps

[ä‚vänt′kȯr]
(architecture)
That part of a building which projects prominently from the main mass, for example, a pavilion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

avant-corps

That part of a building which projects prominently from the main mass, e.g., a pavilion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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