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bead molding[′bēd ‚mōl·diŋ]
A small, convex molding of semicircular or greater profile. Also known as baguette.
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A narrow wood drip molded on one edge against which a door or window closes, a stop bead; a strip of metal or wood used around the periphery of a pane of glass to secure it in a window frame. See also: Molding
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1. A small, convex molding of semicircular or greater profile; also called a half round; a roundel; a baguette.
2. Same as paternoster.
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