pointed arch

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pointed arch

n
(Architecture) another name for lancet arch
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Noun1.pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apexpointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
drop arch - a blunt pointed arch drawn from two centers within the span
Gothic arch - a pointed arch; usually has a joint (instead of a keystone) at the apex
keel arch, ogee arch - a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides
trefoil arch - a pointed arch having cusps in the intrados on either side of the apex
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