Definition of Ogival

1. Adjective. Having the curved, pointed shape of an ogive. ¹



2. Adjective. Possessing ogives. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ogival

1. ogive [adj] - See also: ogive

Ogival Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ogival

ogdoastichs
ogee
ogee arch
ogeechee lime
ogees
ogenach
oggin
oggins
oggy oggy oggy
ogham
oghamic
oghamist
oghamists
oghams
ogin
ogival (current term)
ogive
ogives
ogle
ogled
ogler
oglers
ogles
ogling
oglings
oglio
oglios
ogmic
ogonek
ogoneks

Literary usage of Ogival

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"... contrasted with Cylindro-ogival Projectiles having Helical or Rifle Rotation. By RW WOOLLCOMBE. The object of this paper was further to discuss the ..."

2. The History of the Middle Ages by Victor Duruy (1891)
"Arts ; ogival architecture. THE progress made by the urban population was due to the progress which had been made by commerce and by ..."

3. A Revised Account of the Experiments Made with the Bashforth Chronograph, to by Francis Bashforth (1890)
"... -=0-56525. kk III. у У Coefficients for the Newtonian Law of the Resistance of the Air to ogival-headed Projectiles, (ta = S34'22 grains. ..."

4. Costume Design and Illustrationby Ethel Traphagen by Ethel Traphagen (1918)
"Ornament was arranged with ogival frames, springing out of the frame to which ... ogival frames of leaves and flowers enclosing a large concentric pattern. ..."

5. Practical Geometry for the Architect, Engineer, Surveyor and Mechanic by Edward Wyndham Tarn (1882)
"To apply the harmonic-curve to form the contour of an ogival arch or pinnacle.—Let CF (fig. 130) be the given Fig. 130. span of the arch. Bisect CF in E, ..."

6. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon (1874)
"With a charge of 12•5 kilos., and a cylindrical, or cylindrical ogival- ... At an angle of 3° the range is 1120 mètres with the ogival-headed and 1020 ..."

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