Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 01:14

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

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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