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abutment arch

Abutment arch is a tautogram (all words start with the same letter). View more tautograms!

Definition of the noun abutment arch

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  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 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)

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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