A molding that extends above the adjoining surface, such as applied door moldings that overlaps and covers the joints between panels and the rails and stiles. See also: Molding
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bolection molding, balection, belection, bellexion, bilection, bolexion
A molding projecting beyond the surface of the work which it decorates, as that covering the joint between a panel and the surrounding stiles and rails; often used to conceal a joint where the joining surfaces are at different levels.
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