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Definition 1: the topmost projecting part of an entablature - [noun denoting artifact]

(cornice is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is part of cornice) (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof

Definition 2: a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall - [noun denoting artifact]

(cornice is a kind of ...) a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

Definition 3: a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cornice in the sense of this definition

(cornice is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

Definition 4: furnish with a cornice - [verb of possession]

(cornice is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(cornice belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

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