Definition of Trumpet arch

1. Noun. A conical squinch.

Generic synonyms: Squinch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trumpet Arch

trumeaus
trumeaux
trummerfeld scurvy zone
trump
trump card
trump cards
trump out
trump up
trumped
trumped-up
trumped-up(a)
trumperies
trumpery
trumpet
trumpet-wood
trumpet arch (current term)
trumpet creeper
trumpet flower
trumpet honeysuckle
trumpet section
trumpet sign
trumpet tree
trumpet vine
trumpet weed
trumpeted
trumpeter
trumpeter-swan
trumpeter pigeon
trumpeter swan
trumpeter swans

Literary usage of Trumpet arch

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1. Mediaeval Church Vaulting by Clarence Ward (1915)
"Whatever its origin, the squinch in its various forms, simple cross lintel,4 cross arch, trumpet arch, niche head, etc., was employed prior to and during ..."

2. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"9) is one that does not spring directly from the imposts but is raised, as it were, upon stilts for some distance above them. A trumpet arch (Fig. ..."

3. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Percy Guillemard Llewellin] [Smith (1891)
"9) is one that does not spring directly from the imposts but is raised, as it were, upon stilts for some distance above them. A trumpet arch (Fig. ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Such a flaring arch is sometimes called a trumpet arch. At the extreme upper end of the trumpet arch ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"trumpet arch Pendentive. •whose joints are spirals.* The annular vault also belongs to the simple series. This has its axis curved; its intrados, therefore, ..."

6. The Cleaning and Sewerage of Cities by Reinhard Baumeister, J. M. Goodell (1895)
"42. trumpet arch. In Fig. 38 a water level was assumed higher than that due to waste water alone ; at this level the streams combine regularly without ..."

7. Young People's Story of Music by Ida Prentice Whitcomb (1908)
"Eighteenth Century 36 SCHOFAR 38 SILVER TRUMPET. Arch of Titus 38 APOLLO AND THE MUSES (Romano) 42 APOLLO AND DAPHNE (Bernini) 44 ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE ..."

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