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inflected arch[in′flek·təd ′ärch]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
An arch with its intrados below the springing line; esp. used to distribute concentrated loads in foundations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.