LARMIER

, in Architecture, a flat square member of the cornice below the cimasium, and jets out farthest; being so called from its use, which is to disperse the water, and cause it to fall at a distance from the wall, drop by drop, or, as it were, by tears; larme in French signifying a tear.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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LACUNAR
LAGNY (Thomas Fantet de)
LAKE
LANDEN (John)
LARBOARD
* LARMIER
LATERAL Equation
LATION
LATITUDE
LATUS Rectum
LEAGUE