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Definition of the noun bell arch

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noun

  1. a round arch resting on corbels
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: round arch = an arch formed in a continuous curve

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Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

bell arch A round arch supported on large corbels.

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2012)

by Frank Ching

bell arch Around arch ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

bell arch, a semicircular arch supported on quarter- round corbels (In). blind arch, a relieving arch concealed behind a wall facing. camber arch, an arch with concave intrados approaching the flat. cinquefoil arch, an arch of five arcs (Iq ).

Google previewPictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Architectural Plans, Details and Elements (2012)

With 1880 Line Drawings of Arches, Domes, Doorways, Facades, Gables, Windows, etc. by John Theodore Haneman

Bell arch.” 5 Carved head corbels, not a true arch. 6 Primitive form of true arch. 7 Earliest use of the keystone. 8 A “Flat arch” with a segmental “Relieving arch.” 9 Pointed arches. “Equilateral,” “Lancet,” “Drop.” 9a With dissimilar intrados and ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

bell arch a round arch supported on corbels with rounded undersides, often in a different stone; see reverse ogee arch. bell arch bell capital, 1 blossom capital, campaniform, ...

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

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

Bell Arch. An arch resting upon two corbels with curved face or edge, so that the resulting compound curve has a distant resemblance to the outlines of a bell. Built Arch. One composed of material other than masonry and put together with ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1882)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by William Audsley

BELL ARCH. The term used by English architects for an arch, the intrados of which assumes somewhat the form of a bell, as in Fig. 1. It is struck from four centres, as at A, the two lower of which are situated outside and the two upper within the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1905)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

Bell Arch. An arch resting upon two corbels with curved face or edge, so that the resulting compound curve has a distant resemblance to the outlines of a bell. Built Arch. One composed of material other than masonry and put together with ...

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Bell Arch.— In architecture, ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

bell arch 1 a round arch supported on corbels with rounded undersides, often in a different stone. !23 2 see reverse ogee arch. !24 ...

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