architectural terra-cotta


architectural terra-cotta
архитектурная терракота, архитектурные керамические изделия

Англо-русский строительный словарь. 2013.

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  • Glazed architectural terra-cotta — is a ceramic masonry building material popular in the United States from the late 19th century until the 1930s, and still one of the most common building materials found in U.S. urban environments. It is the glazed version of architectural terra… …   Wikipedia

  • Terra cotta — (Italian: baked earth ) is a ceramic. Its uses include vessels, water waste water pipes and surface embellishment in building construction. The term is also used to refer to items made out of this material and to its natural, brownish orange… …   Wikipedia

  • Terra cotta — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terra-cotta — /ter euh kot euh/, adj. made of or having the color of terra cotta. [1865 70] * * * (Italian; baked earth ) Fairly coarse, porous clay that, when fired, assumes a colour ranging from dull ochre to red. Terra cotta objects are usually left… …   Universalium

  • terra cotta — /kot euh/ 1. a hard, fired clay, brownish red in color when unglazed, that is used for architectural ornaments and facings, structural units, pottery, and as a material for sculpture. 2. something made of terra cotta. 3. a brownish orange color… …   Universalium

  • terra cotta — ter′ra cot′ta [[t]ˈkɒt ə[/t]] n. pl. terra cot•tas. 1) mir cer a hard, brownish red fired clay, usu. unglazed, that is used for architectural ornaments, pottery, and as a material for sculpture 2) cer something made of terra cotta • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • terra-cotta — |terə|käd.ə, ätə noun (plural terra cottas) Etymology: Italian terra cotta, literally, baked earth 1. a. : a usually low fired and typically reddish unglazed ceramic material (as the earthenware of many primitive potters); also : an object (as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • terra-cotta — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Italian terra cotta, literally, baked earth Date: 1722 1. a glazed or unglazed fired clay used especially for statuettes and vases and architectural purposes (as roofing, facing, and relief ornamentation); …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Architectural sculpture in the United States — Architectural sculpture is a general categorization used to describe items used for the decoration of buildings and structure. The term encompasses both sculpture that is attached to a building and free standing pieces that are a part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Architectural terracotta — Terracotta, in its unglazed form, became fashionable as an architectural ceramic construction material in England in the 1860s, and in the United States in the 1870s. It was generally used to supplement brick and tiles of similar colour in late… …   Wikipedia

  • Terra — Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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