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Definition of Pointed arch
Pointed archPointed Point"ed, a.
1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.
2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of
expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a
particular person or thing.
His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. --Pope.
Pointed arch (Arch.), an arch with a pointed crown.
Pointed style (Arch.), a name given to that style of
architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant
feature; -- more commonly called Gothic. --
Point"ed*ly, adv. -- Point"ed*ness, n.
Meaning of Pointed arch from wikipedia
- stone comprising
, from Middle French
augive, ogive diagonal arch
". In ballistics
or aerodynamics, an ogive
is a pointed
, curved surface
- bridge featuring
a pointed arch
. In medieval
Europe, bridge builders improved
on the Roman structures
by using narrower
piers, thinner arch barrels
- lighter, and stronger. Some key architectural
features, such as the pointed arch
, and the rib vault, were adopted
- semi-circular arch Segmental arch
is less than a semicircle Unequal round arch
, or rampant round arch Lancet arch Equilateral pointed arch Shouldered
- catenary arch
is a type of architectural pointed arch
an inverted catenary
curve. It is common
and in Gothic arches
- ultimately solved
by the introduction
of the pointed arch
for the transverse
and wall ribs - the pointed arch
had long been known
and emplo****, on account...
- In the 12th century
into the Gothic
by pointed arches
of Romanesque architecture
can be found across
of other parts
of Europe, English Gothic
by its pointed arches
roofs, buttresses, large
windows, and spires. The Gothic
- (usually five) pointed instrument
used for (chicken pox or smallpox)vaccination The Lancet, a medical journal
In architecture: Lancet arch
, a narrow, tall...
arch of Moorish
architecture. Horseshoe arches
can take rounded, pointed
form. Horseshoe arches
from pre-Islamic Syria, where
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