segmental arch


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segmental arch

n.
An arch whose curve is a circular arc of less than 180 degrees.
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Noun1.segmental arch - a shallow archsegmental arch - a shallow arch; an arch that is less than a semicircle
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
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