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CABLE MOULDING

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 921 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CABLE MOULDING, in architecture, the terns given to a convex moulding carved in imitation of a rope or cord, and used to decorate the mouldings of the Romanesque style in England, ' The dimensions marked in the figure are those for 1-in. chains, and signify so many diameters of the iron of the common links; thus forming a scale for all sizes. France and Spain. The word "cabling" by itself indicates a convex circular moulding sunk in the concave fluting of a classic column, and rising about one-third of the height of the shaft.
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