elliptical arch

arco elíptico m

English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • Elliptical Arch — See: Arch, Elliptical …   Medieval glossary

  • Arch, Three-Centred — Elliptical arch ♦ Arch formed by three arcs, the middle (uppermost) struck from a centre below the springing line. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 409) Related terms: Arch, Elliptical, Three Centred Arch …   Medieval glossary

  • Arch — For other uses, see Arch (disambiguation). A masonry arch 1. Keystone 2. Voussoir 3. Extrados 4. Impost 5. Intrados 6. Rise 7. Clear span 8. Abutment An arch is a structure that spans a space while… …   Wikipedia

  • arch — arch1 /ahrch/, n. 1. Archit. a. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are… …   Universalium

  • Arch, Elliptical — See: Arch, Three Centred, Elliptical Arch …   Medieval glossary

  • Arch — See: Arch, Two Centred, Arch, Elliptical, Arch, Pointed, Arch, Relieving, Arch, Ogee, Arch, Lancet, Arch, Four centred, Arch, Equilateral Arch, Depressed, Arch, Drop, Arch, Round …   Medieval glossary

  • Arch — • A structure composed of separate pieces, such as stone or bricks, having the shape of truncated wedges, arranged on a curved line so as to retain their position by mutual pressure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arch     Arch …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Arch, Depressed — ♦ Flattened elliptical, or straight head with only the angles rounded. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 409) …   Medieval glossary

  • basket-handle arch — noun a round arch whose inner curve is drawn with circles having three centers • Syn: ↑three centered arch • Hypernyms: ↑round arch * * * noun : a low crowned elliptical arch drawn from three or more centers see arch illustration * * * /bas kit… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skew arch — A skew arch (also known as an oblique arch) is a method of construction that enables an arch bridge to span an obstacle at some angle other than a right angle. This results in the faces of the arch not being perpendicular to its abutments and its …   Wikipedia

  • Tudor arch — noun a low elliptical or pointed arch; usually drawn from four centers • Syn: ↑four centered arch • Hypernyms: ↑arch * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized T : a low elliptical or pointed arch drawn from three, four, or five centers; …   Useful english dictionary

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