wall rib


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One of the ribs against the walls in a ceiling vaulted with ribs.

wall rib

In medieval vaulting, a longitudinal rib against an exterior wall of a vaulting compartment.
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Proper acoustics necessary for the music made inside the academy are integrated into the building's architecture: sloping glass walls that minimize reflections, ceiling baffles to reduce noise, and acoustic concrete wall ribs.