lancet arch

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lancet arch

a narrow acutely pointed arch having two centres of equal radii

lancet arch

[′lan·sət ‚ärch]
(architecture)

acute arch, lancet arch

acute arch
A sharply pointed arch whose centers are farther apart than the width of the arch.

lancet arch

lancet arch
A sharply pointed two-centered arch whose centers of curvature are much farther apart than the width of the arch; an acute arch.