How to use Octagon in a sentence
In the architectural plans it is an octagon with chapels projecting on each side.
The diagonal sides of the irregular octagon are not indicated.
The dome of the edifice rests on eight stone columns which form an octagon.
In 1766 he became an organist at the Octagon Chapel in Bath.
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Each side of the octagon is covered with a large relief of a Biblical subject, very dull in style and coarse in execution.
In different parts of the park, and especially from the Octagon, charming views are obtained.
The center gatehouse is a domed octagon, the dome being pierced by small quatrefoiled windows.
I will calling in at Yeovil Job Center and visiting the octagon in the evening.
So his Tower of the Winds is not a regular octagon, but a strongly canted square, as it were.Advertisement
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Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.
In plan it is an octagon with chapels projecting one on each side.
The central area, where is the basin of the font, is an octagon around which stand eight porphyry columns, with marble capitals and entablature of classical form; outside these are an ambulatory and outer walls forming a larger octagon.
Occasionally, as in the case of Laleli Jamissi, where the dome rests upon an octagon inscribed in a square, the influence of SS.Advertisement
Game tables - The best design is a round or octagon table that seats four or more players at a time.
Pampille Earrings from the B Mine Collection are created using octagon clear full lead crystals hanging from a delicate sterling silver rhodium plated link chain.
This series features octagon, rounded rectangular, and oval clipons with colored mirrored lenses.
When divided, the octagon shape of the bagua divides into eight equal outer sections with a center circle equal in size.
When working with a bagua map, generally the corners of the octagon are extended to form a square which divides into nine equal sections.Advertisement
The layout of the Earlier Heaven bagua has Heaven or Qian at the top of the octagon and the earth, or Kun, at the bottom.
The bagua chart is an octagon shape that is divided into eight equal areas, with the ninth area located in the center.
Handcrafted Greetings has illustrated instructions for a number of medallions, including projects made with square, round, and octagon tiles.
Spiritcrafts sells a wide range of votive molds including octagon, square and tapered variations.
A gorgeous octagon shaped yellow sapphire, flanked by two octagon diamonds are set in a beautiful platinum band.Advertisement
The stone is cut in such a way that when finished, the inside of the diamond looks like an octagon.
Many of these types of rings are three-stone rings because of how well the octagon and triangular shape blend and contrast.
The diamond resembles an octagon with deeply beveled corners.
Those who heard Dr. Octagon's album "Blue Flowers" in the late 1990s surely never forgot it.
Charlemagne's bones are preserved in an ornate shrine in the Hungarian Chapel, lying to the north of the octagon.
The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.
In this case the central court is roofed over, and has an octagon lantern in the centre; the recesses are covered with horizontal ceilings carried on great beams, the whole being elaborately carved, coloured and gilded; the tomb is covered with the later type of dome, built in stone, and elaborately carved outside with delicate conventional patterns in relief.
Connecting the piazza with the neighbouring Piazza della Scala is the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, a great arcade in the form of a Latin cross, with an octagon in the centre, crowned at the height of 160 ft.
The church of St Mary and All Saints, originally collegiate, is Perpendicular, and only the nave with aisles, and the tower surmounted by an octagon, remain; but the building is in the best style of its period.
On his return he took a curacy at Bath, and was speedily appointed to the Octagon Chapel, where his fame both as preacher and platform speaker continued to spread.
It is cruciform, with a central tower, and has an eastern octagon which may have been copied from the corona of Canterbury Cathedral, as Eystein, archbishop of Trondhjem (1160-1188) and an active builder, was in England during his episcopate.
It somewhat resembles the Milan arcade, and has an octagon in the centre, with a cupola.
The palace (Schloss), built in1751-1776on the site of the previous erection of 1715, is a plain building in the old French style, composed of a centre and two wings, presenting nothing remarkable except the octagon tower (Bleiturna), from the summit of which a splendid view of the city and surrounding country is obtained, and the marble saloon, in which the meridian of Cassini was fixed or drawn.
A staircase of 900 steps leads to the top. On one of the landings is a huge rudely-carved stone figure of the giant Enceladus, and at the top is an octagon building called the Riesenschloss, surmounted by a colossal copper figure of the Farnese Hercules, 31 ft.
It is an octagon, with a dome; in the interior are two arcades one above the other.