Definitions for "Triglyph"
Keywords:  doric, metope, frieze, groove, tablet
An ornament in the frieze of the Doric order, repeated at equal intervals. Each triglyph consists of a rectangular tablet, slightly projecting, and divided nearly to the top by two parallel and perpendicular gutters, or channels, called glyphs, into three parts, or spaces, called femora. A half channel, or glyph, is also cut upon each of the perpendicular edges of the tablet. See Illust. of Entablature.
referring to Doric architecture a projecting rectangular tablet with three vertical grooves used on the ornamental friezes.
a block separating metopes in a Doric frieze; each has two vertical grooves (or glyphs) in the center and half grooves at the edges