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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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On our first evening there, we were treated to an impromptu performance from the Mullion singers in pretty Mullion Cove, their voices rising high into the hills as we watched the sunset over the water.
A four-night short break for four people at Mullion Cove Lodge Retreat, starting October 26, costs from PS554 (was PS615).
Set in large, lawned gardens with lovely rural views, the property has a new sunroom extension and is within an easy walk of Mullion's beaches, harbour, shops and pubs.
The family had just arrived at Mullion Holiday Park when the tragedy unfolded on May 4 last year.
Cases that use fluorescent systems often have bright spots in front of the lamp and are dim between each mullion (General Electric 2008).
In the stick system, mullions (sticks) are fabricated in the shop and installed and glazed in the field.
The principal and second bedrooms' full-length stone mullion bays overlook the gardens, while the third bedroom's French doors open on to the front parapet balcony.
A BBC television crew from Norwich, filming in Mullion, managed to get a lifebelt to the man, but the rope snapped.
Also important to development of the new structural mullion system, the CAD system helped engineering staff perform the required stress, load and deflection analyses.
A drawing room features stone mullion windows overlooking the old market place, inglenook fireplace and exposed beams.
The ground floor living space includes a vestibule and a 24ft reception hall with beamed ceiling, part-timber-panelled walls, a fireplace, feature mullion window and access to the cellars.
ANOTHER holiday company, Parkdean, is holding its own recruitment event on February 24, from 10am till 4pm at Mullion Holiday Park, Mullion in Cornwall.