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cyma

Definitions of cyma
  1. noun
    (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
    synonyms: cymatium
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    types:
    cyma recta
    a cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section is convex
    cyma reversa, ogee
    a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below
    type of:
    molding, moulding
    a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
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