Meaning of PILASTER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ pi-ˈlas-tər, ˈpī-ˌlas- ]


Etymology: Middle French pilastre, from Italian pilastro

Date: 1575

: an upright architectural member that is rectangular in plan and is structurally a pier but architecturally treated as a column and that usually projects a third of its width or less from the wall


1 pilaster


Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.