quoin Meaning and Definition

Urdu Meanings

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عمارت کا بیرونی زاویہ

imarat ka bairooni zawiya





کونہ نکالنا

kona nikaalna




English definition for quoin

1. n. (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

2. n. the keystone of an arch

3. n. expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase

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Quoins (/kɔɪn/ or /kwɔɪn/) are masonry blocks at the corner of a wall. They exist in some cases to provide actual strength for a wall made with inferior stone or rubble and in other cases to make a feature of a corner, creating an impression of permanence and strength, and reinforcing the onlooker’s sense of a structure’s presence.
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