coping

noun cop·ing \ ˈkō-piŋ \

Definition of coping

:the covering course of a wall usually with a sloping top

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First Known Use of coping

1601

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COPING Defined for English Language Learners

coping

noun

Definition of coping for English Language Learners

  • architecture : the top layer of a brick or stone wall that is usually higher on one end than the other to allow rain to be carried off easily



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