composite arch

composite arch

An arch whose curves are struck from four centers, as in the English Perpendicular Gothic style.

composite arch

An arch whose curves are struck from four centers, as in English Perpendicular Gothic; a mixed arch.
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The type of bridge is a twin-rib concrete-steel composite arch, the largest of its kind in the United States.
They infuse resin into the tube with a vacuum pump and cure it to form a stiff, hollow composite arch.