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1. Architect a pilaster or an engaged column that supports an arch or a lintel
2. Christianity a choral anthem chanted in response to a lesson read at a church service

Respond

A pier or pilaster projecting from a wall as a support for an arch at the end of an arcade.

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A support, usually a corbel or pilaster, affixed to a wall to receive one end of an arch, a groin, or a vault rib.
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His figures also show officers are responding to the less urgent calls 15 minutes quicker than a year ago.
Law enforcement must not forget the characteristics of individuals with autism when responding to calls.
McFarlane immediately asked Cortez to come under the umbrella of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which he directed, and Dancers Responding to AIDS--best known for its annual summer fund-raiser on Fire Island--was born.
These results suggest that the CEOs, for the most part, believe that tax management is doing a good job in responding to senior management.
Kinaxis(TM) Corporation, formerly Webplan, a provider of Response Management solutions that deliver operations performance management for manufacturing by rapidly responding to constant volatility at the point-of-action, today announced that Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
The official city policy adopted by the Police Commission - but under review because of pressure from the City Council - states that as of July 1 the Police Department will stop responding to residential and commercial burglar alarms unless they are personally verified.
Responding officers arrest Mike and charge him with assault under the state's domestic violence laws.
Seventy-one percent of employers in responding companies have their health benefits, including prescription drug benefits, in self-insured/indemnity plans.
Kinaxis(TM) Corporation, formerly Webplan, a provider of Response Management solutions that deliver operations performance management for manufacturing by rapidly responding to constant volatility at the point-of-action, today announced that Toshiba Europe GmbH has successfully deployed Kinaxis RapidResponse to manage volatile demand and supply to increase customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
officers responding to a stolen vehicle call responded to 37 vehicle break-ins at 27 addresses overnight, including Main Street, School Street, Stark Terrace and Woodland Drive.
Very few of the responding States, however, mandate management training for chiefs/sheriffs (10 States), mid- or upper-level managers (7 and 5, respectively), or first-line supervisors (7).
We hope that by responding to this group of Americans, they will vote in greater numbers on Election Day.