cyma recta

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cyma rec·ta

 (rĕk′tə)
n.
A cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section convex.

[New Latin cȳma rēcta : cȳma, cyma + Latin rēcta, feminine of rēctus, straight, correct.]

cy′ma rec′ta

(ˈrɛk tə)
n.
a cyma whose concave part projects beyond the convex part..
[1695–1705; < New Latin: literally, straight cyma]
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Noun1.cyma recta - a cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section is convex
cyma, cymatium - (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)