[ UK /bˈælʌstɐ/ ]
  1. one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing
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  • Dustin Aksland for The Wall Street Journal Monticello-inspired details pervade the interior: the balusters on the stairway; scrolled woodwork motifs; the mantle friezes and the arches between rooms. Inspired by Monticello
  • In addition, the mounts are encircled by bands supporting balustered posts, each with a suspension ring.
  • This has red deal timber flooring, wainscoting to dado level, a baluster railing and plaster cornicing.
  • Balusters were made of 90 mm steel rods cast into holes drilled into the rock and connected by steel plates.
  • Mold-making polyurethane is an economical substitute for silicone or latex to cast decorative concrete tabletops, balusters, or replicas of natural rocks and boulders.
  • Small baluster castes were often converted to more useful pitcher cream jugs by the addition of handles and spouts.
  • This circularity is echoed and enhanced by the razor-sharp curvilinear forms of apsidal niches, rounded arches, semicircular columns, Ionic volutes, decorative ovals, and turned balusters and kraters.
  • Simple incised arches adorn the squared terminals of the balusters that support the top shelf.
  • Oak hardwood floors, watercolors and oils, antiques, carved balusters and its balustrade, plush carpets… all melded together in artistic grace and simple complexity.
  • BALUSTER (through the Fr. from the Ital. _balaustro_, so-called from a supposed likeness to the flower of the [Greek: balaustion], or wild pomegranate; the word has been corrupted in English into "banister"), a small moulded shaft, square or circular, in stone or wood and sometimes in metal, supporting the coping of a parapet or the rail of a staircase, an assemblage of them being known as a balustrade. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
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