corbel arch

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corbel arch

corbel arch

n.
An archlike structure in which the sides are formed by corbeling.
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Noun1.corbel arch - (architecture) an arch constructed of masonry courses that are corbelled until they meetcorbel arch - (architecture) an arch constructed of masonry courses that are corbelled until they meet
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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I reviewed my notes from Holland and, with encouragement from Freeman, constructed a new corbelled arch firebox on the perpendicular of the kiln.
Opening to reveal a host of original features that give the home both character and historical value, from elaborate plaster cornices and ceiling roses to a corbelled arch in the hallway.