Meaning of impost

im•post

Pronunciation: (im'pōst), [key]
— n.
  1. a tax; tribute; duty.
  2. a customs duty.
  3. the weight assigned to a horse in a race.
—v.t.
  1. to determine customs duties on, according to the kind of imports.

im•post

Pronunciation: (im'pōst), [key]
— n. Archit.
  1. the point of springing of an arch; spring.
  2. an architectural feature immediately beneath this point.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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