surbase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sur- +‎ base

Noun[edit]

surbase (plural surbases)

  1. (architecture) the uppermost part of the moulding of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct

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Verb[edit]

surbase (third-person singular simple present surbases, present participle surbasing, simple past and past participle surbased)

  1. (architecture) to lower the rise of an arch