an ornamental vaulting rib other than one springing from a pier or a ridge rib.
(architect) a short secondary rib that connects the intersections of the primary ribs, esp as used in Gothic vaulting
[lahy-er] /ˈlaɪ ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that , as in wait or in ambush. n. “one who reclines;” 1580s, agent noun from lie (v.2).
[lees-tahl] /ˈlis tɑl/ noun 1. a town in and the capital of Basel-Land, in NW Switzerland. [bah-zuh l-lahnt] /ˈbɑ zəlˌlɑnt/ noun 1. a demicanton in N Switzerland. 165 sq. mi. (425 sq. km). Capital: Liestal. /German ˈliːstaːl/ noun 1. a city in NW Switzerland, capital of Basel-Land demicanton. Pop: 12 930 (2000)
[lye-too-vah] /ˈlyɛ tu vɑ/ noun 1. Lithuanian name of . /lɪəˈtuːvə/ noun 1. the Lithuanian name for Lithuania
[loo] /lu/ noun 1. place; stead. Idioms 2. in lieu of, in place of; instead of: He gave us an IOU in lieu of cash. /ljuː; luː/ noun 1. stead; place (esp in the phrases in lieu, in lieu of) late 13c., from Old French lieu “place, position, situation, rank,” from Latin locum (nominative locus) […]