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ovolo(ō`vəlō'): see moldingmolding,
in architecture, furniture, and decorative objects, a surface or group of surfaces of projecting or receding contours. A molding may serve as a defining element, terminating a unit or an entire composition (e.g.
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A common convex molding usually consisting of a quarter circle in section.
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A convex molding, less than a semicircle in profile; usually a quarter of a circle or approximately a quarter-ellipse in profile.
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