Ionic order


Ionic order
noun
the second Greek order; the capital is decorated with spiral scrolls
Syn: ↑Ionian order
Hypernyms: ↑order

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  • Ionic order — The Ionic order column forms one of the three orders or organizational systems of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian. (There are two lesser orders, the stocky Tuscan order and the rich variant… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionic order —       one of the orders of classical architecture. Its distinguishing feature is the twin volutes, or spiral scrolls, of its capital. See order. * * * …   Universalium

  • IONIC ORDER —    an order of Grecian architecture, characterised by the volute of its capital in the form of a ram s horn, and in which the cornice is dentated, the shaft fluted, and the entablature plain or embellished …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Ionic order — one of the orders of classical Greek architecture characterized by columns with molded bases and curling and spiraling flutes on the capital …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ionic Greek — was a sub dialect of the Attic Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek (see Greek dialects).Ionic (or Ionian) dialect appears to have spread originally from the Greek mainland across the Aegean at the time of the Dorian invasions, around the 11th… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionic — or Ionian may refer to:In science: * Ion, in physics and chemistry, an atom or group of atoms with a net electric charge ** Ionic bond, a type of chemical bond involving ions ** Ionic compound, a chemical compound in which ions are held together… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionic — I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic dialect — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic foot — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionic mode — Ionic I*on ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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