Definition of Relieving arch. Meaning of Relieving arch. Synonyms of Relieving arch

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Definition of Relieving arch

Relieving arch
Relieving Re*liev"ing, a. Serving or tending to relieve. Relieving arch (Arch.), a discharging arch. See under Discharge, v. t. Relieving tackle. (Naut.) (a) A temporary tackle attached to the tiller of a vessel during gales or an action, in case of accident to the tiller ropes. (b) A strong tackle from a wharf to a careened vessel, to prevent her from going over entirely, and to assist in righting her. --Totten. --Craig.

Meaning of Relieving arch from wikipedia

- A discharging arch or relieving arch is an arch built over a lintel or architrave to take off the superin****bent weight. The earliest example is found...
- a flying buttress. Relieving blind arches made of bricks at the Roman Pantheon Transverse arches in Speyer Cathedral Diaphragm arch in San Miniato al Monte...
- Architrave of the left-side portal in the facade of Sant'Ambrogio basilica in Milan, Italy (with a relieving arch above)...
- jack arch is a structural element in masonry construction that provides support at openings in the masonry. Alternate names are lintel arch, flat arch and...
- full of such devices – for example, there are relieving arches over the recesses inside – but all these arches were hidden by marble facing on the interior...
- hollow/concave lobes and protruding/convex lobes in the relieving arches above the doors.: 513–514  Multifoil arches also appear early on as decorative niches in...
- period of the 4th–5th centuries CE. Pointed arches also appeared in Mahabodhi temple with relieving arches and vaults between the 6th and 7th centuries...
- today, which is part of the right (eastern) gate, the lintel and the relieving arch above it are Herodian, while the intricately carved cornice is Umayyad...
- The gable has a central louvred window, surmounted by a sandstone relieving arch, with a stepped sandstone moulding below. The enclosed verandah has...
- and contains a ca****t window in each floor, both with a segmental relieving arch in blue brick. In the left return is a gabled porch, ca****t windows...