an engaged pier, usually plain, used as a buttress.
noun, Architecture. 1. a pilaster mass of relatively slight projection.
[pil-uh-streyd, pil-uh-streyd] /ˈpɪl əˌstreɪd, ˌpɪl əˈstreɪd/ noun 1. a row of pilasters.
[pahy-luh t] /ˈpaɪ lət/ noun 1. Pontius [pon-shuh s,, -tee-uh s] /ˈpɒn ʃəs,, -ti əs/ (Show IPA), flourished early 1st century a.d, Roman procurator of Judea a.d. 26–36?: the final authority concerned in the condemnation and execution of Jesus Christ. /ˈpaɪlət/ noun 1. Pontius (ˈpɒnʃəs, ˈpɒntɪəs). Roman procurator of Judaea (?26–?36 ad), who ordered the […]
[pi-lah-teez] /pɪˈlɑ tiz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a system of physical conditioning involving low-impact exercises and stretches designed to strengthen muscles of the torso and often performed with specialized equipment. /pɪˈlɑːtiːz/ noun 1. a system of gentle exercise performed lying down that stretches and lengthens the muscles, designed to improve posture, flexibility, […]