surbase

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sur- +‎ base

NounEdit

surbase (plural surbases)

  1. (architecture) the uppermost part of the moulding of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

surbase (third-person singular simple present surbases, present participle surbasing, simple past and past participle surbased)

  1. (architecture) to lower the rise of an arch
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