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# Ogee

## Definition of the noun ogee

What does ogee mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ogees

1. a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below

### Alternative definition of the noun ogee

noun

1. [architecture] A double curve in the shape of an elongated S; an object of that shape
2. [architecture] A pointed arch made from two ogees

## Character

Ogee is a fictional character from the 1964 film series Magilla Gorilla.

## Miscellanea

Ogee: An ogee is a curve, shaped somewhat like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are parallel. It is a kind of sigmoid curve.

## Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ogee

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### Elements of Drawing and Mensuration applied to the Mechanic Arts, etc (1852)

by Charles DAVIES (LL.D.)

The ogee is a moulding composed of the same parts as the talon, but differently placed. Having joined the points A and B, we draw through the middle point of this line the line CD, parallel to the fillets A and B, and the points C and D, in which ...

### Practical Geometry (1850)

With Drawing and Mensuration, Applied to the Mechanic Arts by Charles Davies

The ogee is a moulding composed of the same parts as the talon, but difl'erently placed. Having joined the points A and B, we draw through the middle point of this line the line CD, parallel to the fillets A and B, and the points 0 and D, in which ...

### Practical Mathematics (1852)

With Drawing and Mensuration, Applied to the Mechanic Arts by Charles Davies

The ogee is a moulding composed of the same parts as the talon, but differently placed. Having joined the points A and B, we draw through the middle point of this line the line CD, parallel to the fillets A and B, and the points C and D, in which ...

### Materials and Components of Interior Architecture (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An ogee is a curve (often used in molding), shaped somewhat like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are tangential. The term has uses in architecture, mathematics, and fluid mechanics, as well as ...

### Gardners Art Through the Ages The Western Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An ogee is a curve (often used in molding) ...

### Gothic Art , Glorious Visions (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An ogee is a curve ( often.

### The Mechanic's Companion; Or, the Elements and Practice of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry; ... with an Explanation of the Terms Used in Each Art, and an Introduction to Practical Geometry. Illustrated by ... Copper-plates (1825)

by Peter NICHOLSON (Builder and Mathematician.)

The ogee is a moulding of contrary curvature, and is of two kinds: when the profile of the projecting part is concave, and consequently the receding part convex, the ogee is called a cima-recta, Figs. 10 and 11; and when the contrary, it is then ...

### The Mechanic's Companion, Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating, Plastering, Painting, Smithing, and Turning, Comprehending the Latest Improvements and Containing a Full Description of the Tools Belonging to Each Branch of Business: with Copious Directions for Their Use: and an Explanation of the Terms Used in Each Art : Also an Introduction to Practical Geometry (1842)

by Peter Nicholson

The ogee is a moulding of contrary curvature, and is of two kinds: when the profile of the projecting part is concave, and consequently the receding part convex, tho ogee is called a cima. recta, Figs. 10 and 11 ; and when the contrary, it is thsn ...

### Gardners Art through the Ages, A Global History, Enhanced Edition (2016)

Arts, Art history by CTI Reviews

Ogee: An ogee is a curve (often used in molding), shaped somewhat like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are parallel. The term has uses in architecture, mathematics, andfluid mechanics, as well as ...

### Practical Woodcarving (2012)

Elementary and Advanced by Eleanor Rowe

Ogee—Ov0lo.—An ogee is a moulding formed of a concave and a convex curve, and is “wave-like” in appearance. It is the same as ...

### Where Land and Water Intertwine (1984)

An Architectural History of Talbot County, Maryland by Christopher Weeks

There are deep cove cornices, and a quirk- ogee is the dominant molding. The stair has a heavy turned newel, slender turned balusters, and decorative step ends. The second floor includes the interesting feature of four original closets, two of ...

### Architecture (1897)

In the upper tier, the arches are flattened and deformed, with an outline of which the ogee is the chief element. The stage finishes with a Renaissance balustrade. Fixing attention on the lower Cloisters, it is seen how beautiful are all the ...

### Designing Furniture (2004)

by Fine Woodworking

While displaying the sensuous nature of the wood, ogee bracket feet give a piece a sturdy, rocklike stance. By definition, an ogee is a pair ...

### A General and Bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts (1826)

Containing Explanations of the Principal Terms Used in the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving, in All Their Various Branches; Historical Sketches of the Rise and Progress of Their Different Schools; Descriptive Accounts of the Best Books and Treatises on the Fine Arts; and Every Useful Topic Connected Therewith by James Elmes

The former is called ogee, and the latter ogee reversa. Orolo has already been defined in our article Civil ARCHITECTURE. A quarter round is the fourth part of a cylindrical surface, but has no quirk on either side. Joy. [joie, Fr.] In mythological ...

### Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. (2008)

by Vincent Terrace

Ogee is the young girl ...

### Bennett's Labour Prices for Builders' Work, etc. Being a supplement to the Artificers' Complete Lexicon for the Prices of Builders' Work, labour only, etc (1837)

by John Bennett (Engineer)

Half inch common ogee per foot run. ditto, quirked - - do. Ovolo and cocked bead - do. # Common ogee - do. ditto, quirked - - do. ditto, ovolo and cocked bead do. # common ogee - - * - do. ditto, quirked - do. ditto, ovolo and cocked head do.

### Neve's The city and country purchaser and builder's dictionary (1736)

by Richard NEVE (Philomath.)

the Cyma, or greater Ogee 6 m. (here's 1 # m. left betwixt, for the Depth of the Dentils) the Supercilium, or List, 1 # m. the Cymatium, or little Ogee 5 m. the Lift, 2. m. - - Palladio makes the whole Heighth of this Cornice, 44 m. whereof the ...

### A Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1905)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

CYMATITJM CYMA A projecting moulding, common in classic architecture and its derivatives, having an ogee profile, consisting usually of a convex and an equal concave arc, each nearly, or quite, a quarter round. There is usually a vertical ...

### The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

by Abraham Rees

Square Aftragal or Bead Cyma Cyma Recta or Cymatium Lifteland Fafcia Echinus Ovolo or Quarter Round Enriched Sections of Inverted Cyma Talon or Ogee Talon enriched Aftragal or Bead enriched Doric Annulets Cavetto or Hollow Torus ...

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