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pilaster

noun

1 pilaster

A rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 250: convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [U.S.].    thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].    swell.    intumescence; ... show more

Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more

Dutch: halfzuil, muurpijler, pilaster, wandpijler
Polish: pilaster, pilastr




Moby thesaurus: antenna tower, arcade, atlas, baluster, balustrade, banister, barbican, base, belfry, bell tower, campanile, caryatid, colonnade, colonnette, colossus, column, cupola, dado, derrick, die ... show more.

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