a construction like an arch but composed of masonry courses corbeled until they meet.
[kawr-buh l] /ˈkɔr bəl/ Architecture noun 1. any bracket, especially one of brick or stone, usually of slight extent. 2. a short horizontal timber supporting a girder. verb (used with object), corbeled, corbeling or (especially British) corbelled, corbelling. 3. to set (bricks, stones, etc.) so as to form a corbel or corbels (usually followed by […]
/korj/ Yet another metasyntactic variable, named after a cat invented by Mike Gallaher and propagated by the GOSMACS documentation. See grault. [Jargon File] (1994-12-08)
[kawr-foo, -fyoo; Italian kawr-foo] /ˈkɔr fu, -fyu; Italian kɔrˈfu/ noun 1. Ancient Corcyra. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 229 sq. mi. (593 sq. km). 2. a seaport on this island. /kɔːˈfuː/ noun 1. an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department […]
[kawr-fam] /ˈkɔr fæm/ Trademark. 1. a brand of synthetic flexible, microporous material, used as a leather substitute for shoes, handbags, belts, luggage, etc. /ˈkɔːfæm/ noun 1. trademark a synthetic water-repellent material used as a substitute for shoe leather