[ UK /bˈæləstɹˌe‍ɪd/ ]
  1. a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
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How To Use balustrade In A Sentence

  • The neo-classical house features a main doorway framed with Ionic pillars and topped by a balustraded balcony complete with carved stone coat of arms.
  • Handrails or balustrades are essential if there is any danger of falling.
  • You may talk vaguely about driving a coach – and – six up a good old flight of stairs, or through a bad young Act of Parliament; but I mean to say you might have got a hearse up that staircase, and taken it broadwise, with the splinter – bar towards the wall and the door towards the balustrades: and done it easy. A Christmas Carol
  • Consider, for instance, how the interior windows, glass balustrades, and switchable partitions create both a sense of openness and the ability to zone spaces for specific uses and privacy.
  • There will be both surface and underground car parking, while many units will have balconies with glass balustrades.
  • The flower-boxes were bright crimson, and the balcony balustrades were ultramarine and white.
  • Sharpe aimed through the bars of the balcony's balustrade, lining the notch in the rifle's backsight and the leaf of the foresight on Aksel Bang's face. Sharpe's Prey
  • The aluminium balustrade with afrormosia handrail supports an angled hardwood book rest and the cast aluminium reading lamp, with a curved metal stem, springs from a hardwood post on the side.
  • It was then that, owing to the pressure of numbers, the stone balustrade skirting the wall of the hotel collapsed onto the pavement.
  • The most important specimens of Lumachella marbles are the pair of very fine large columns of L. rosea on the ground-floor of the Schiarra Palace, the balustrade of the high altar of St. Andrea della Valle, two columns in the garden of the Corsini Palace of L. d 'Astracane, and a pair of large pillars which support one of the arches of the Vatican Library, formed of L. occhio di pavone. Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood
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