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ogive

[′ō‚jīv]
(architecture)
An arch or rib placed diagonally across a Gothic vault.
A pointed arch.
(geology)
One of a periodically repeated series of dark, curved structures occurring down a glacier that resemble a pointed arch.
(ordnance)
The curved or tapered front of a projectile.

ogive

1. In general, a pointed arch.
2. Strictly, the diagonal rib in Gothic vaults.
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