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ornamentationor‧na‧men‧ta‧tion /ˌɔːnəmenˈteɪʃən $ ˌɔːr-/ noun [uncountable]  AVDECORATEdecoration on an object that makes it look attractive a bronze plate with gold ornamentation
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ornamentationAmid the glorious columned arches and baroque ornamentation of the Academy, Frederick Taylor commanded center stage.elaborate ornamentation, typical of the Victorian styleI wear the wound of this rupture from Hoboken as a pearl, for ornamentation.It is used in domestic castings - such as fireplaces - often with intricate ornamentation.Only two kinds of ornamentation were allowed by the Elizabethan church: painted boards and family memorials.True, vintage pieces are often more elaborate than the modern ones, adorned with scrolls, finials and wooden overlay ornamentation.The exposition was a hit and so were the elaborate plaster ornamentation, wrought-iron grills and tile roofs.It was said to have been made from a nail of the True Cross with ornamentation of gold enamel and jewels.In the 1920s and 1930s designers dispensed with ornamentation.
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