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[en-tuh-sis] /ˈɛn tə sɪs/

noun, Architecture.
a slight convexity given to a column or tower, as to correct an optical illusion.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
a slightly convex curve given to the shaft of a column, pier, or similar structure, to correct the illusion of concavity produced by a straight shaft
(physiol) Also called entasia (ɛnˈteɪzɪə). an involuntary or spasmodic muscular contraction


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