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lancet arch

n.
An arch that is narrow and pointed like the head of a spear.
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lancet arch

n
(Architecture) a narrow acutely pointed arch having two centres of equal radii. Sometimes shortened to: lancet Also called: acute arch, Gothic arch, pointed arch or ogive
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lan′cet arch`


n.
an arch having a head that is acutely pointed.
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Noun1.lancet arch - an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lancelancet arch - an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
Gothic arch - a pointed arch; usually has a joint (instead of a keystone) at the apex
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Translations

lancet arch

n (Archit) → Spitzbogen m
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It has impressive lancet arches reminiscent of mosques in Europe and Western Asia.
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