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English noun: cantilever

1. cantilever (artifact) projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only


Broader (hypernym)beam


English verb: cantilever

1. cantilever (stative) project as a cantilever


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)jut, jut out, project, protrude, stick out

2. cantilever (creation) construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed


SamplesFrank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make


Domain categoryarchitecture









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