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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: apsis(0.01139 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to apsis.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building
especially the east end of a church; usually contains the
altar [syn: apse]
[also: apsides (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Apse \Apse\ ([a^]ps), n.; pl. Apses ([a^]p"s[e^]z). [See
(a) A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church,
having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular
termination, and, most often, projecting from the east
end. In early churches the Eastern apse was occupied
by seats for the bishop and clergy. Hence:
(b) The bishop's seat or throne, in ancient churches.
2. A reliquary, or case in which the relics of saints were
Note: This word is also written apsis and absis.