A lage molding used in the bases of columns. Its profile is semicircular. See Illust. of Molding.
- Architecture A large convex molding, semicircular in cross section, located at the base of a classical column.
- Anatomy A bulging or rounded projection or swelling.
- Botany The receptacle of a flower.
- Mathematics A toroid generated by a circle; a surface having the shape of a doughnut. Also called tore2.