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1. Statistics
a. A distribution curve in which the frequencies are cumulative.
b. A frequency distribution.
2. Architecture
a. A diagonal rib of a Gothic vault.
b. A pointed arch.

[Middle English ogif and French ogive, diagonal rib of a vault, both from Old French augive, probably from Vulgar Latin *obviātīva, from Late Latin obviāta, feminine past participle of obviāre, to resist; see obviate.]

o·gi′val adj.
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[əʊˈdʒaɪvəl] ADJojival
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