an ornament or design on an object copied from a form of the object when made from another material or by other techniques, as an imitation metal rivet mark found on handles of prehistoric pottery.
noun 1. an arch, as at the entrance to a tunnel, having sides, or jambs, that are not at right angles with the face. noun 1. an arch or vault, esp one used in a bridge or tunnel, that is set at an oblique angle to the span
noun, Architecture. 1. a sloping surface against which the end of an arch rests. 2. a stone, course of masonry, or the like, presenting such a surface. noun 1. the sloping surface on both sides of a segmental arch that takes the thrust 2. one or more stones that provide such a surface
verb (used without object) 1. to turn aside or swerve; take an oblique course. 2. to look obliquely; squint. verb (used with object) 3. to give an oblique direction to; shape, form, or cut obliquely. 4. Slang. to make conform to a specific concept, attitude, or planned result; slant: The television show is skewed to […]
noun 1. a long pin of wood or metal for inserting through meat or other food to hold or bind it in cooking. 2. any similar pin for fastening or holding an item in place. verb (used with object) 3. to fasten with or as if with a skewer. noun 1. a long pin for […]