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abutment arch

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Definition of the noun abutment arch

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noun

  1. an arch supported by an abutment
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: arch = a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

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Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1905)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

ARCH Abutment Arch. That arch of a series which comes next to the outer abutment ; as the land arch of a bridge. Back Arch. An arch carrying the back or inner part of a wall, where the exterior face of the wall is carried in a different way ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

ARCH Abutment Arch. That arch of a series which comes next to the outer abutment; as the land arch of a bridge.

Google previewA universal dictionary for architects ... &c (1879)

by Wyvill James Christy

Abutment Arch. An opening or aperture in an abutment in the form of an arch, which is sometimes introduced when the wing walls are very massive. It is occasionally called a land arch. See Horizontal Arch. Abutment (Circular). When the end ...

Google previewTechnological dictionary (1920)

by Néstor Ponce de León

terminal de un puente, abutment arch — toral, transverse arch, reinforcing arch. transverse rib. — transversal, massive rib — trebolado, trifoiled arch, ihreefoiled arch. — de tres centros, threecentered arch. — triangular, triangular arch.

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