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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ovolo, thumb, quarter roundnoun

    a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse


  1. Quarter round

    A quarter round is a convex molding whose cross section is a quarter circle. It is one form of ovolo. A variation is a base shoe, a quarter of an ellipse.Most quarter round is of small gauge and relatively flexible. It is typically used as a decorative build-up element in mantels and other architectural features, and at the lower edge of baseboard to hide any gaps between it and a floor. Base shoe is used similarly in flooring applications. Quarter round is produced in hardwood, softwood, engineered wood, and extruded plastic.


  1. quarter round

    A quarter round is a type of molding that features a quarter circle profile, usually used to cover and beautify the intersection between two surfaces or pieces in construction or carpentry, such as between a wall and a floor. Its cross section is a quarter of a circle, hence the name 'quarter round'. It serves both functional and decorative purposes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quarter round

    an ovolo


  1. Quarter round

    Quarter round, a term typically used in the flooring industry, is a convex molding that has a cross section in the form of a quarter circle or an ellipse. Typically used as a flooring joint between the flooring and the baseboard, quarter round is not a requirement for flooring, but in the United States, it is preferred due to its aesthetic appeal. It covers the uneven edge as flooring meets the baseboard. Often the base shoe is molded or shaped into the baseboard itself negating the need for any additional joins. Quarter round is typically sold in various materials such as natural hardwood, engineered hardwood and laminate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarter round in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarter round in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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