1 : a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support (as for the wall or other weight above the opening)

a : something resembling an arch in form or function; especially : either of two vaulted portions of the bony structure of the foot that impart elasticity to it
b : a curvature having the form of an arch

Introduction To Architecture Architectural Dictionary of Terms, Movements and Architects by Billie Grahm & Mike Garde. All rights reserved.

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