Prostyle vs Protyle - What's the difference?

prostyle | protyle |


As nouns the difference between prostyle and protyle

is that prostyle is a building having pillars only along the front side while protyle is (physics|chemistry|historical) a hypothetical base substance from which all chemical elements were believed to have been made; subatomic particles.

As an adjective prostyle

is (of a structure) having pillars only along the front side.

prostyle

English

Adjective

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  • (of a structure) Having pillars only along the front side
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A building having pillars only along the front side
  • Derived terms

    * amphiprostyle

    See also

    * (wikipedia "prostyle")

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    protyle

    English

    Noun

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  • (physics, chemistry, historical) A hypothetical base substance from which all chemical elements were believed to have been made; subatomic particles.
  • * 2002 , Philip Ball, The Elements: A Very Short Introduction , Oxford 2004, p. 73:
  • Dumas wondered whether the fundamental building blocks of atoms might be some smaller division of the hydrogen atom: a half, say, or a quarter. This basic substance became known as ‘protyle ’.

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