Meaning of corbel
Pronunciation: (kôr'bul), [key]
— n., v., -beled, -bel•ing -belled, -bel•ling.
- any bracket, esp. one of brick or stone, usually of slight extent.
- a short horizontal timber supporting a girder.
- to set (bricks, stones, etc.) so as to form a corbel or corbels (usually fol. by out).
- to support by means of a corbel or corbels.
- corbel (Thesaurus)