acute arch


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acute arch

[ə′kyüt ′ärch]
(architecture)
An arch with a sharply pointed apex and narrow width. Also known as lancet arch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

acute arch

A sharply pointed two-centered arch, whose centers of curvature are farther apart than the opening.
See also: Arch
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acute arch, lancet arch

acute arch
A sharply pointed arch whose centers are farther apart than the width of the arch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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