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style Idioms & Phrases


architectural style

  • noun architecture as a kind of art form
    type of architecture; architectural style.
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artistic style

  • noun the style of a particular artist or school or movement
    idiom.
    • an imaginative orchestral idiom
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Attic style

  • a style pure and elegant.
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Byzantine style

  • (Arch.), a style of architecture developed in the Byzantine empire.
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classical style

  • noun the artistic style of ancient Greek art with its emphasis on proportion and harmony
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country-style

  • adjective satellite typical of the country
    • country-style sausage
    • country music
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Decorated style

  • (Arch.), a name given by some writers to the perfected English Gothic architecture; it may be considered as having flourished from about a. d. 1300 to a. d. 1375.
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expressive style

  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper
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hair style

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; coif; coiffure.
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high style

  • noun trend-setting fashions
    haute couture; high fashion.
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home-style

  • adjective satellite as if in the home
    • home-style cooking
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in style

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in vogue; a la mode; modish; latest.
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Lapidary style

  • that style which is proper for monumental and other inscriptions; terse; sententious.
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life style

  • noun a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
    life style; modus vivendi; lifestyle.
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life-style

  • noun a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
    life style; modus vivendi; lifestyle.
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musical style

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; music genre; musical genre.
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New style

  • . See Style.
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new style calendar

  • noun the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
    Gregorian calendar.
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Norman style

  • (Arch.), a style of architecture which arose in the tenth century, characterized by great massiveness, simplicity, and strength, with the use of the semicircular arch, heavy round columns, and a great variety of ornaments, among which the zigzag and spiral or cable-formed ornaments were prominent.
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nova style salmon

  • noun brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most; sometimes sugar is also used in the curing
    Nova salmon; Nova Scotia lox; Nova lox; Nova Scotia salmon.
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Old style

  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes
    old style.
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  • . (Chron.) See the Note under Style.
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old style calendar

  • noun the solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February
    Julian calendar.
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old style font

  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes
    old style.
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pancake-style

  • adjective satellite cooked as pancakes are cooked
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Perpendicular style

  • noun a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
    English-Gothic architecture; perpendicular; English-Gothic.
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  • (Arch.), a name given to the latest variety of English Gothic architecture, which prevailed from the close of the 14th century to the early part of the 16th; probably so called from the vertical style of its window mullions.
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Pointed style

  • (Arch.), a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; more commonly called Gothic.
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Romanesque style

  • (Arch.), that which grew up from the attempts of barbarous people to copy Roman architecture and apply it to their own purposes. This term is loosely applied to all the styles of Western Europe, from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the appearance of Gothic architecture.
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self-styled

  • adjective satellite as claimed by and for yourself often without justification
    soi-disant.
    • the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind
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style of architecture

  • noun architecture as a kind of art form
    type of architecture; architectural style.
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Style of court

  • the practice or manner observed by a court in its proceedings. Ayliffe.
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style sheet

  • noun a sheet summarizing the editorial conventions to be followed in preparing text for publication
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Tudor style

  • (Arch.), the latest development of Gothic architecture in England, under the Tudors, characterized by flat four-centered arches, shallow moldings, and a profusion of paneling on the walls.
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writing style

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; literary genre.
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