arch impost
импост арки

Англо-русский строительный словарь. — М.: Русский Язык. . 1995.

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  • Impost — Im post, n. [OF. impost, F. impot, LL. impostus, fr. L. impostus, p. p. of imponere to impose. See {Impone}.] 1. That which is imposed or levied; a tax, tribute, or duty; especially, a duty or tax laid by goverment on goods imported into a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arch — • A structure composed of separate pieces, such as stone or bricks, having the shape of truncated wedges, arranged on a curved line so as to retain their position by mutual pressure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arch     Arch …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • impost — impost1 [im′pōst΄] n. [OFr < ML impostus < L impositus, pp. of imponere: see IMPOSE] 1. a tax; esp., a duty on imported goods 2. Horse Racing the weight assigned to a horse in a handicap race vt. ☆ to classify (imported goods) in order to… …   English World dictionary

  • Arch — For other uses, see Arch (disambiguation). A masonry arch 1. Keystone 2. Voussoir 3. Extrados 4. Impost 5. Intrados 6. Rise 7. Clear span 8. Abutment An arch is a structure that spans a space while… …   Wikipedia

  • ARCH —    The arch was invented around 2500 BC in the Indus Valley of ancient India. It is a curved structure that rests on posts or walls and allows for the spanning of an architectural space. Prior to the use of the arch, the post and lintel structure …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • impost — I. /ˈɪmpɒst / (say impost) noun 1. a tax, tribute, or duty. 2. imposition. 3. a customs duty. 4. Horseracing a handicap weight that a horse must carry for a race. {Medieval Latin impostus a tax, Latin impositus laid on} II. /ˈɪmpoʊst/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impost block —    In architecture, a stone with the shape of a truncated, inverted pyramid, placed between a capital and the arch that springs from it. In the illustration, the impost blocks appear to be square platforms on top of the columns …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • impost — I im•post [[t]ˈɪm poʊst[/t]] n. 1) a tax; duty; levy 2) spo the weight assigned to a horse in a race • Etymology: 1560–70; < ML impostus a tax, var. of impositus, ptp. of impōnere to impose im′post•er, n. II im•post [[t]ˈɪm poʊst[/t]] n. 1)… …   From formal English to slang

  • impost — 1. n. 1 a tax, duty, or tribute. 2 a weight carried by a horse in a handicap race. Etymology: F f. med.L impost part. stem of L imponere: see IMPOSE 2. n. the upper course of a pillar, carrying an arch. Etymology: F imposte or It. imposta fem.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • impost — I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Medieval Latin impositum, from Latin, neuter of impositus, past participle of imponere Date: 1568 something imposed or levied ; tax II. noun Etymology: French imposte, ultimately from Latin impositus Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Impost — A projecting moulding supporting an arch ♦ Upper course of pilaster, pillar or pier, from which an arch springs. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 412) …   Medieval glossary

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