Pilaster

Definition of Pilaster

Pi`las´ter
n.1.(Arch.) An upright architectural member right-angled in plan, constructionally a pier (See Pier, 1 (b)), but architecturally corresponding to a column, having capital, shaft, and base to agree with those of the columns of the same order. In most cases the projection from the wall is one third of its width, or less.

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antenna tower, arcade, atlas, baluster, balustrade, banister, barbican, base, belfry, bell tower, campanile, caryatid, colonnade, colonnette, colossus, column, cupola, dado, derrick, die, dome, fire tower, footstalk, jack, lantern, lighthouse, martello, martello tower, mast, minaret, monument, newel-post, obelisk, observation tower, pagoda, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, peristyle, pier, pile, piling, pillar, pinnacle, plinth, pole, portico, post, pylon, pyramid, queen-post, shaft, skyscraper, socle, spire, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, standpipe, steeple, stem, stupa, subbase, surbase, telamon, television mast, tope, tour, tower, trunk, turret, upright, water tower, windmill tower
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