a wide, armless chair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for the International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain, in 1929, having leather-covered cushions on a double X -shaped frame of gently curved bars of stainless steel, the longer bars of each X forming the front legs and back, the shorter bars forming the seat and rear legs.
a seaport in NE Spain, on the Mediterranean. Contemporary Examples The Barcelona youth compound is called La Masia, a country house boarding school for 300 boys. Enjoy Argentina’s Lionel Messi While You Can Peter Pomerantsev July 12, 2014 Then he moved to Europe and played four seasons with the Barcelona Dragons. NFL Star’s Love-Triangle Murder […]
Bachelor of Architecture. Historical Examples “And as that settles it, I think we can abandon the subject with profit to both, Mr. barch,” said the General stiffly. The Riddle of the Night Thomas W. Hanshew God bless me, it will be Mr. barch, will it not, Mr. Williams? The Riddle of the Mysterious Light Mary […]
a crescent-shaped sand dune with the convex side in the direction of the wind. noun a crescent-shaped shifting sand dune, convex on the windward side and steeper and concave on the leeward
- Barchan dune
barchan dune barchan dune (bär-kän’) A large, crescent-shaped dune lying at right angles to the prevailing wind and having a steep, concave leeward side with the crescent tips pointing downwind. Barchan dunes form on flat, hard surfaces where the sand supply is limited. They can reach heights of up to 30 m (98 ft) and […]