composite arch

composite arch

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

An arch whose curves are struck from four centers, as in English Perpendicular Gothic; a mixed arch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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