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  • n. Plural form of lintel.


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  • These 'lintels' probably formed a continuous architrave (Pl. I).

    Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders

  • Depending on their size and shape, the stone chunks will eventually be transformed into landscaping blocks, stair treads, patio stones, floor tiles and a variety of architectural features such as lintels, cap stones and fireplace mantels.

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  • Wisteria and other climbers are shared, making their way along the lintels and over the doors.

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  • La Forge found that not having to lift his feet over the old-style door lintels was a relief.

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  • Broken lintels suggested that there had once been windows.

    Rogue Oracle

  • Tests in recent weeks by Mr. Aguayo and his crew at St. Marks Avenue have shown cracks among bricks and between window lintels and walls that need patching, for example.

    Getting Active With Passive Houses

  • We began using other artifacts – herbs (rosemary or such) with which we graced the lintels, and we gave each of the participants a sprig to protect her.

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  • Maya history was also inscribed on lintels, such as Lintel 21 at Yaxchilán, in paintings, such as those at Bonampak, and even on ceramics.

    Primary sources of Maya history - part one

  • The Circle of Life, completed in July 2004, consisted of twenty upright pieces, 4 meters high and weighing 22.5 tons apiece, and twelve lintels.

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