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07:40 Feb 13, 2007
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English to Romanian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture / 20th century architecture
English term or phrase: spandrel
1a. The triangular space between the curve of an arch and the enclosing mouldings, string-course, etc;
1b. In 20c architecture: an infill panel below a window.
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Summary of answers provided
5timpan
Mihaela Marandis
4pandantiv
Rodica Stefan
3boltă
Nona Stanciu Dell'Acqua


Discussion entries: 5





  

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
timpan


Explanation:
(Arhit.) Suprafaţă de zidărie netedă sau ornamentată cu sculpturi, situată între o grindă orizontală şi un arc de deasupra golului unei uşi sau al unei ferestre; 2.Spaţiu cuprins între cele trei cornişe ale unui fronton, de obicei decorat cu sculpturi; suprafaţa cuprinsă între orizontală şi arcele unei bolţi.

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Note added at 22 minute (2007-02-13 08:02:25 GMT)
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ex: Siliţi să lucreze forme deseori dificile, în poziţii incomode, sculptorii romanici au răspuns acestei provocări într-un mod demn de toata lauda: câteva dintre compoziţiile cu mare efect dramatic şi ingeniozitate uluitoare, erau plasate în ~~ timpan ~~– suprafaţa semicirculară sau triunghiulară formată între partea superioară a intrării şi arcada de deasupra


    Reference: http://dexonline.ro/search.php?cuv=timpan
Mihaela Marandis
Romania
Local time: 02:51
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
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51 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
pandantiv


Explanation:
este mai precis decat timpan, care este mai ales patiul de deasupra usii


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Rodica Stefan
Local time: 02:51
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Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
boltă


Explanation:
http://dexonline.ro/search.php?cuv=bolta

Nona Stanciu Dell'Acqua
Italy
Local time: 01:51
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4
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