Springing line


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Springing line

The imaginary horizontal line at which an arch or vault begins to curve; the line in which the springers rest on the imposts.
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springing line

springing line
The imaginary horizontal line at which an arch or vault begins to curve; the line in which the springers rest on the imposts.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.