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quirk

a continuous groove in an architectural moulding

Quirk

An indentation separating one element from another, such as between moldings.

quirk

[kwərk]
(building construction)
An indentation separating one element from another, as between moldings.
A V groove in the finish-coat plaster where it abuts the return on a door or window.

quirk

1. An indentation separating one element from another, as between moldings, or between the abacus and echinus of a Doric capital.
2. A V-groove in the finish-coat plaster where it abuts the return on a door or window; reduces the possibility of cracking by freeing the two surfaces.
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And pleasingly it still has that essential quirkiness that's hard to define.
FLYING THE FLAG Elliot Brooks and Dan Ziglam are hoping to win over America with their British quirkiness.
He said: 'Once he was there he touched children inappropriately in class, endeavouring to disguise improper and indecent behaviour with a veneer of humour and quirkiness.
Recorded in her living room on a 4-track, with some songs in French, others in English, it rocks with a quirkiness that'll give your mom a headache and your sister the shits, but it's still cute in a way.
Aside from some needlessly sappy sentimentality and a cute quirkiness to characters that sometimes seems a little too pat, the film is well written.
Judges commented on its appealing quirkiness and the designers' real attempt to do something fresh'.
Von Trier would have us believe that Selma's quirkiness derives from a nostalgic love of old musicals, but you don't buy it for a second.
But his constant warping of lyric lines and penchant for gestural quirkiness sometimes feel forced--born, perhaps, of an infatuation with Eurochic sensibility.
While neither modern lawmaker would have the debonair arrogance of Randolph to enter the chamber with a pack of snarling mastiffs, quirkiness in Congress may not be entirely dead.
What a pity her attempts at quirkiness have already been trumped by Lady Katy Perry - even Helena Bonham It's gotta hurt.
There is nothing like quirkiness to excite a response and telling history is the story of quirkiness.