Diagonal rib


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Related to Diagonal rib: Transverse rib
(Arch.) See Cross-springer.

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Yet the incorrigible flatness of Laskey's work is called to task by the process of twilling, in which the shuttle with the weft thread is passed over one but under two or more threads of the warp, giving the cloth a marked diagonal rib.
The word ogive is an architectural term that refers both to a pointed Gothic arch and to the diagonal rib of a vault, two of which cross at the vault's center.