cable molding


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cable molding

An ornamental molding formed like a cable showing twisted strands; the convex filling of the lower part of the flutes of classical columns. See also: Molding
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cabling, cable molding

cabling, 1
1.An ornament formed like a cable, showing twisted strands.
2. The convex filling of the lower part of the flutes of classical columns. Also see rope molding, reeding.

torsade, cable molding, rope molding

1. A twisted or spiral molding.
2. Any ornamental twist.
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