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cyma

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noun cy·ma \ˈsī-mə\

Definition of cyma

  1. 1 :  a projecting molding whose profile is an S-shaped curve

  2. 2 :  an S-shaped curve formed by the union of a concave line and a convex line



Origin of cyma

Greek kyma, literally, wave


First Known Use: 1563


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