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Definition 1: the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs - [noun denoting artifact]

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(impost is a kind of ...) building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

"he wanted a special stone to mark the site"

(... is part of impost) (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

Definition 2: money collected under a tariff - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for impost in the sense of this definition

(impost is a kind of ...) a government tax on imports or exports

"they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"

(... is a kind of impost ) an impost levied in England to provide money for ships for national defense

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