- n. small ring; Architecture, fillet or ring round column, especially on Doric capital.
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Annulet — can refer to:*annulet (ring) mdash; a term particularly used in heraldry, see Jewellery.*annulet (architecture) mdash; refers to a fillet or ring encircling a column … Wikipedia
Annulet — An nu*let, n. [Dim. of annulus.] 1. A little ring. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
annulet — [an′yo͞o let΄, an′yo͞olit; an′yələt, an′yəlit] n. [< L anulus, a ring (see ANNULAR) + ET] 1. a small ring 2. Archit. a ringlike molding where the shaft of a column joins the capital … English World dictionary
annulet — noun Etymology: modification of Middle French annelet, diminutive of anel, from Latin anellus, diminutive of anulus Date: 1598 1. a little ring 2. a small architectural molding or ridge forming a ring … New Collegiate Dictionary
annulet — n. [L. annulus, ring] A small ring into which a segment is divided by complete transverse constrictions, crenulations, or plicae … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
annulet — /an yeuh lit/, n. 1. Also called bandelet, bandlet, square and rabbet. Archit. an encircling band, molding, or fillet, as on the shaft of a column. 2. Entomol. a ring, usually colored, around or on the surface of an organ. 3. Heraldry. a ring,… … Universalium
annulet — noun a) A small ring. b) A ring shaped molding at the top of a column … Wiktionary
Annulet — Her. A *charge in the shape of a ring. [< Lat. annulus = a ring] Cf. Cadency, mark of … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
annulet — Synonyms and related words: achievement, alerion, animal charge, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark,… … Moby Thesaurus
annulet — n. small ring; band which encircles a column … English contemporary dictionary
annulet — [ anjʊlɪt] noun 1》 Architecture a small band encircling a column. 2》 Heraldry a charge in the form of a small ring. Origin ME: from OFr. anelet, from L. anulus (see annulus) + et1 … English new terms dictionary