What does tracery mean?

Definitions for traceryˈtreɪ sə ri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tracery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tracery(noun)

    decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs


  1. tracery(Noun)

    bars or ribs, usually of stone or wood, or other material, that subdivide an opening or stand in relief against a door or wall as an ornamental feature.


  1. Tracery

    In architecture, tracery is the stonework elements that support the glass in a Gothic window. The term probably derives from the 'tracing floors' on which the complex patterns of late Gothic windows were laid out. There are two main types, plate tracery and the later bar tracery.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tracery in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tracery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Herbert Westren Turnbull:

    Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.

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Translations for tracery

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • σχέδιο λεπτώς επεξειργασμένοGreek

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