drop arch

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Noun1.drop arch - a blunt pointed arch drawn from two centers within the spandrop arch - a blunt pointed arch drawn from two centers within the span
pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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Walter would pose as this lone, cold, 16th-century guard standing outside a roadside inn, peering through a depressed arch window at those celebrating the Christmas season.
On entering the porch through a Tudor arch (also called a four-centred or depressed arch) of about the 1500s, you view a memorial to those who served in World War I.
It was a logical thing to do to gain more space, but it left the apse as a useless appendage and made the proscenium-like depressed arches which Hawksmoor used to separate the nave from the aisles become the dominant articulating features of the interior.