mullion

   A thin member that divides a window or that separates one window from another. Usually mullions are vertical, but they can also be horizontal, diagonal, and curved. Also see architecture, came, fenestration, frame, glass, lunette, and molding.

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  • Mullion — Felsen an der L 106 am südwestlichen Ortsausgang von Dedenborn. Blick auf die Unterseite einer in Mullions zerlegten Grauwackenbank. Mit Mullion oder Mullion Struktur wird in der Geologie eine regelmäßig zerteilte, harte Gesteinsbank bezeichnet,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mullion F.C. — Mullion Full name Mullion Football Club Founded Unknown Ground Clifden Park, Mullion (Capacity: Unknown) Chairman Unknown …   Wikipedia

  • Mullion — Mul lion, v. t. To furnish with mullions; to divide by mullions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullion — Mul lion, n. [A corruption of munnion, F. moignon stump of an amputated limb, stump, OF. moing mutilated; cf. Armor. mo[ n], mou[ n], mank, monk, and also L. mancus maimed.] (Arch.) (a) A slender bar or pier which forms the division between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullion — (spr. mölljĕn), Dorf in der engl. Grafschaft Cornwall, 8 km nördlich vom Vorgebirge Lizard, mit berühmter Höhle und (1901) 673 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mullion — (n.) vertical column between the lights of a window, 1560s, metathesis of M.E. moyniel (early 14c.), from Anglo Fr. moinel, noun use of moienel (adj.) middle, from O.Fr. meien intermediate, mean (see MEAN (Cf. mean) (adj.)). Related: Mullioned …   Etymology dictionary

  • mullion — ► NOUN ▪ a vertical bar between the panes of glass in a window. DERIVATIVES mullioned adjective. ORIGIN probably an altered form of obsolete monial, from Old French moinel middle …   English terms dictionary

  • mullion — [mul′yən] n. [prob. altered < OFr moienel < moien, median < L medianus, middle: see MID1] a slender, vertical dividing bar between the lights of windows, doors, etc. vt. to furnish with or divide by mullions mullioned adj …   English World dictionary

  • Mullion — For other uses, see Mullion (disambiguation). A mullioned window in the church of San Francesco of Lodi, Lombardy …   Wikipedia

  • mullion — noun Etymology: probably alteration of monial mullion Date: 1567 a slender vertical member that forms a division between units of a window, door, or screen or is used decoratively • mullion transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mullion — UK [ˈmʌljən] / US noun [countable] Word forms mullion : singular mullion plural mullions a piece of metal, wood, or stone used for separating the pieces of glass in a window Derived word: mullioned adjective …   English dictionary


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