Recessed arch

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(Arch.) one of a series of arches constructed one within another so as to correspond with splayed jambs of a doorway, or the like.

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Buttresses wrap around the church, framing a large recessed arch that contains the main entry and a rose window.
The radiance coming out of the recessed arch on each of the four sides is intense.