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intercolumniation

[in-ter-kuh-luhm-nee-ey-shuh n] /ˌɪn tər kəˌlʌm niˈeɪ ʃən/
noun, Architecture
1.
the space between two adjacent columns, usually the clear space between the lower parts of the shafts.
2.
the system of spacing between columns.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin intercolumni(um) space between columns (see inter-, column, -ium) + -ation
Related forms
intercolumnal, intercolumnar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for intercolumnar

intercolumniation

/ˌɪntəkəˌlʌmnɪˈeɪʃən/
noun (architect)
1.
the horizontal distance between two adjacent columns
2.
the system of spacing for a set of columns
Derived Forms
intercolumnar, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin intercolumnium space between two columns
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