rear arch

arrière-voussure, rear arch

arrière-voussure
1. A rear vault; an arch or vault in a thick wall carrying the thickness of the wall, esp. one over a door or window frame.
2. A relieving arch behind the face of a wall.

rear arch

1. An inner arch of an opening which is smaller in size than the external arch of the opening and may be different in shape.
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When changing production from the front to rear arch, the injection mold is changed and the cutting station indexed 180[degrees].
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Twin swage lines dominate, one running from the front wheel, along the sill arcing up to the rear arch while another drives forward from rear light clusters to the front door handle.
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The model features larger headlamps, a bonnet with thicker crease lines to either side that join the waistline, a longer nose, wider flared rear arch, and new tail lamps.