ornamentation

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noun or·na·men·ta·tion \ˌȯr-nə-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of ornamentation

  1. 1 :  something that ornaments :  embellishment

  2. 2 :  the act or process of ornamenting :  the state of being ornamented

Examples of ornamentation in a sentence

  1. A bright ribbon was used for ornamentation.

  2. a ballroom with elaborate ornamentation

1706

First Known Use of ornamentation

1706


ORNAMENTATION Defined for English Language Learners

ornamentation

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noun or·na·men·ta·tion \ˌȯr-nə-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of ornamentation for English Language Learners

  • : something that is added to make something else more attractive


ORNAMENTATION Defined for Kids

ornamentation

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noun or·na·men·ta·tion \ˌȯr-nə-mən-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of ornamentation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or process of decorating :  the state of being decorated

  2. 2 :  something that adds beauty



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