sexpartite

In six parts.

Windows Vista is a sexpartite operating system


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  • sexpartite — ● sexpartite adjectif (latin sex, six, et partitus, de partire, diviser en parties) Se dit d une voûte sur croisée d ogives composée de six quartiers et reposant sur quatre piles maîtresses plus deux piles intermédiaires. ● sexpartite… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sexpartite — ♦ Consisting of six parts. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 414) Related terms: Vault, Sexpartite, Vaulting …   Medieval glossary

  • sexpartite — /seks pahr tuyt/, adj. 1. divided into or consisting of six parts. 2. Archit. (of a vault) divided into six compartments by two ogives and three transverse arches, one of which crosses the ogives at the point at which they cross each other. See… …   Universalium

  • sexpartite — [sɛks pα:tʌɪt] adjective divided or involving division into six parts …   English new terms dictionary

  • sexpartite — sex·partite …   English syllables

  • sexpartite — /sɛksˈpataɪt/ (say seks pahtuyt) adjective divided into or consisting of six parts, as a vault, etc. {sex + partite} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sexpartite — adj. divided into six parts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sexpartite vault — Sexpartite vault, in architecture, is a rib vault divided into six bays by two diagonal ribs and three transerse ribs. [cite book first=Francis D.K. last= Ching year= 1995 title= A Visual Dictionary of Architecture edition= publisher=John Wiley… …   Wikipedia

  • Sexpartite Vault — See: Vault, Sexpartite …   Medieval glossary

  • sexpartite vault —    A vault with six ribs and six panels …   Glossary of Art Terms

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