blind arcade

   In architecture, an arcade having no actual openings, applied as decoration to a wall surface. Also called a wall arcade.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • blind arcade — decorative archway built onto a wall but having no actual opening (Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blind — blindingly, adv. blindness, n. /bluynd/, adj., blinder, blindest, v., n., adv. adj. 1. unable to see; lacking the sense of sight; sightless: a blind man. 2. unwilling or unable to perceive or understand: They were blind to their children s faults …   Universalium

  • blind — [[t]blaɪnd[/t]] adj. blind•er, blind•est, v. n. adv. 1) oph unable to see; lacking the sense of sight 2) unwilling or unable to understand: blind to their faults[/ex] 3) not characterized or determined by reason or control: blind chance[/ex] 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • wall arcade —    In architecture, an arcade having no actual openings, applied as decoration to a wall surface. Also called a blind arcade …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • interlacing arcade — an arcade, esp. a blind one, composed of arches (interlacing arches) so arranged and cut that each arch seems to intersect and be intersected by one or more other arches. Also called intersecting arcade. * * * …   Universalium

  • interlacing arcade — an arcade, esp. a blind one, composed of arches (interlacing arches) so arranged and cut that each arch seems to intersect and be intersected by one or more other arches. Also called intersecting arcade …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wall Arcade — ♦ Series of arches, blind or with window apertures, on a wall face. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) …   Medieval glossary

  • Norton Priory — Foundations of the monastic buildings and the back of the museum Monastery information …   Wikipedia

  • Romanesque architecture — is the term that is used to describe the architecture of Middle Ages Europe which evolved into the Gothic style beginning in the 12th century. The term Romanesque , meaning descended from Roman , was used to describe the style from the early 19th …   Wikipedia

  • arcature — ˈärkəˌchu̇(ə)r, chər noun ( s) Etymology: French, probably irregular from arcade + ure 1. : a small arcade (as in a balustrade) 2. : a blind arcade; especially : one that is decorative rather than structural * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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