ornament


ornament
01. The house was decorated for Christmas with lovely handmade [ornaments].
02. The Aztec Indians used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and [ornaments] on statues of their gods.
03. The teacup is purely [ornamental]. It is much too valuable for us to actually drink from.
04. We bought a lovely little [ornamental] lemon tree. It doesn't produce any fruit but it smells lovely.
05. Their yard is full of funny little garden [ornaments]; stone elves, fairies and dwarves.
06. The school Christmas tree was decorated with [ornaments] the children had made in art class.
07. The Princess wore a simple dress with little [ornamentation] for the grand ball at the castle.
08. Plastic flamingoes are perhaps the most popular lawn [ornament] in the United States.
09. The shelves were covered in knick-knacks and [ornaments] collected during her travels around the world.
10. The chief of the natives wore [ornaments] of shell and precious stones.
11. The dome of the mosque was [ornamented] with patterns of flowers.
12. Every year, our family gets together to put the [ornaments] on the Christmas tree at my parents' place.
13. A Brazilian proverb notes that in the house of a blacksmith, the [ornaments] are made of wood.
14. Queen Elizabeth II has a silver hood [ornament] of St. George (the patron saint of England) slaying the dragon placed on any car in which she is travelling.
15. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that the [ornament] of a house is the friends who frequent it.

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  • ornament — ORNAMÉNT, ornamente, s.n. 1. Detaliu sau obiect adăugat la un ansamblu pentru a l înfrumuseţa; accesoriu, element decorativ folosit în artele plastice, în arhitectură, în tipografie pentru a întregi o compoziţie şi a i reliefa semnificaţia. ♢ loc …   Dicționar Român

  • Ornament — Sn std. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. ōrnāmentum, einer Ableitung von l. ōrnāre ausstatten, schmücken, zieren (aus * ōrdnāre zu l. ōrdo (ōrdinis) m. Reihe, Ordnung ). Adjektiv: ornamental.    Ebenso nndl. ornament, ne. ornament, nfrz.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Ornament — Ornamente I (Altertum). Ornamente II (Mittelalter). Ornamente III (Renaissance). Ornamente IV (17./18. Jahrh. und Asien) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • ornament — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. ornamentncie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} element, motyw zdobniczy w architekturze, rzemiośle artystycznym itp. : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Bogaty, oryginalny,… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • ornament — or na*ment, n. [OE. ornement, F. ornement, fr. L. ornamentum, fr. ornare to adorn.] That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment. [1913 Webster] The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornament — or na*ment, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ornamented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ornamenting}.] To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Adorn}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ornament — (lat., hierzu die Tafeln »Ornamente I bis IV«), Verzierung, die schmückende Zutat an Arbeiten menschlicher Kunstfertigkeit, besonders an Werken der Baukunst und der Kunstgewerbe. Sie hängt von dem Zweck des Gegenstandes, von der Zeit und dem Ort… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • ornament — [n] decoration accessory, adornment, art, bauble, beautification, design, doodad*, embellishment, embroidery, flower, frill, frou frou*, garnish, gewgaw*, gimcrack*, gingerbread*, honor, jewel, knickknack*, pride, treasure, trimming, trinket;… …   New thesaurus

  • ornament — [or′nə mənt; ] for v. [, ôr′nəment΄] n. [OFr ornement < L ornamentum < ornare, to adorn (akin to ordinare: see ORDAIN)] 1. anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct 2. a person whose character …   English World dictionary

  • Ornamént — (lat., d.i. Schmuck), die an Gegenständen menschlicher Kunstfertigkeit angebrachte Verzierung, entweder der Berechnung (geometr. O.) oder der Phantasie (stilisiertes O.) entsprungen oder der organischen Natur (Pflanzenreich: Blatt, Blume, Ranke;… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ornament — Ornament, lat. deutsch, Verzierung; O.ik, die Lehre, passende Verzierungen anzubringen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon