elliptical arch

elliptical arch

elliptical arch
An arch having the shape of half an ellipse; in its construction, the ellipse is often approximated by three adjoining circular arcs.
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The 70-foot Putnam Memorial Bridge, with its elliptical arch, concrete panels and brass lanterns obelisks, was dedicated on Armistice Day 1925 to commemorate the 378 Putnam men and four Putnam women who served in World War I.