Meaning of apophyge

a•poph•y•ge

Pronunciation: (u-pof'i-jē"), [key]
— n. Archit.
  1. a small, concave, outward curve joining the shaft of a column, esp. a classical column, to its base.
  2. Also calleda similar curve joining the shaft of a column to its capital.
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