2. Adjective. Possessing ogives. ¹
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Definition of Ogival
1. ogive [adj] - See also: ogive
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ogival
oggy oggy oggy
ogival (current term)
Literary usage of Ogival
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."