noun the use of beams in architectural construction, rather than arches or vaulting.
trabeated 'treɪbɪətɪd adjective
C16 (denoting a horizontal beam): formed irregularly from L. trabs, trab- 'beam, timber' + -ation.

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  • Trabeation — Tra be*a tion, n. [L. trabs, trabis, a beam, a timber.] (Arch.) Same as {Entablature}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trabéation — 1. trabéation [tʀabeɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1872; dér. sav. du lat. trabes « poutre ». → Travée. ❖ ♦ Didact. En architecture antique, Entablement. ❖ HOM. 2. Trabéation. 2. trabéation …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trabeation — noun see trabeated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trabeation — See trabeated. * * * …   Universalium

  • trabeation — noun beams used instead of arches or vaulting …   Wiktionary

  • trabéation — (tra bé a sion) s. f. Terme d architecture. Entablement, travaison …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • trabeation —    In architecture, a beam or lintel …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • trabeation — tra·be·a·tion …   English syllables

  • trabeation — n. the use of beams instead of arches or vaulting in construction. Derivatives: trabeate adj. Etymology: L trabs trabis beam …   Useful english dictionary

  • trabeated — trabeation, n. /tray bee ay tid/, adj. Archit. 1. constructed with a beam or on the principle of a beam, as an entablature or flat ceiling. 2. denoting a form of architecture or system of construction employing beams or lintels exclusively. Also …   Universalium

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