lancet arch


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lancet arch

n.
An arch that is narrow and pointed like the head of a spear.

lancet arch

n
(Architecture) a narrow acutely pointed arch having two centres of equal radii. Sometimes shortened to: lancet Also called: acute arch, Gothic arch, pointed arch or ogive

lan′cet arch`


n.
an arch having a head that is acutely pointed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lancet arch - an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lancelancet arch - an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
Gothic arch - a pointed arch; usually has a joint (instead of a keystone) at the apex
Translations

lancet arch

n (Archit) → Spitzbogen m
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At the far end of the room, a large lancet arch window has French doors opening onto the terrace and formal gardens.
A glazed doorway leads through to the principal hallway with stairs leading off to the first floor, Full of charming period features, the home includes a central lancet arch, coving, bay windows, fireplaces and window shutters.