TUSCAN ORDER
   An architectural order employing columns without fluting capped by a circular capital, much in use in the Etruscan area.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • Tuscan order — Among the classical orders of architecture, the Tuscan order s place in the architectural canon is disputed. The order was only defined in the of classical architecture by Italian architectural theorists of the 16th century. The five orders… …   Wikipedia

  • Tuscan order — noun a Roman order that resembles the Doric order but without a fluted shaft • Hypernyms: ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuscan order —       the simplest of the five orders (order) of Classical Roman architecture, which were codified in the Renaissance. It resembles the Doric order but has a simpler base and an unadorned frieze. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tuscan — may mean: * Pertaining to Tuscany, a region of Italy * Tuscan dialect, the ancestor of the modern Italian language * The Tuscan order, one of the classical orders of architecture * TVR Tuscan, sports car manufactured by TVR * Tuscan Dairy Farms,… …   Wikipedia

  • order — orderable, adj. orderer, n. orderless, adj. /awr deuhr/, n. 1. an authoritative direction or instruction; command; mandate. 2. a command of a court or judge. 3. a command or notice issued by a military organization or a military commander to… …   Universalium

  • Tuscan — [ tʌsk(ə)n] adjective 1》 relating to the Italian region of Tuscany, its inhabitants, or the dialect of Italian spoken there. 2》 relating to or denoting a classical order of architecture resembling the Doric but lacking all ornamentation. noun 1》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Order — Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the books in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Order book — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Order in Council — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Order of a differential equation — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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