from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cyma in which the upper section is convex and the lower section concave.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cyma (moulding) convex in its upper part, and concave in its lower part.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a cyma swelling out on the upper part and hollow below.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below
New Latin cȳma reversa : cȳma, cyma + Latin reversa, feminine of reversus, turned back.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
cyma + Latin reversa ("returned") (Wiktionary)