Definition of Skew arch

1. Noun. An arch whose jambs are not at right angles with the face.

Generic synonyms: Arch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skew Arch

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Literary usage of Skew arch

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1. A Manual of Applied Mechanics by William John Macquorn Rankine (1904)
"The elevation of the face of a skew arch, and every vertical section parallel to its face, being similar to the corresponding elevation and vertical section ..."

2. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1889)
"skew arch. skew arch. One whose heads are oblique to the axis. See Fig. 112. skew arches are quite common in Europe, but are rarely employed in the United ..."

3. A Manual of Applied Mechanics by William John Macquorn Rankine (1872)
"The eleva- n tion of the lace of a skew arch, and every vertical section parallel to its face, being similar to the corresponding elevation and vertical ..."

4. Stereotomy by Arthur Willard French, Howard Chapin Ives (1902)
"... low rise, granite quoins and saw-teeth, and are very admirable examples. ABT. 5. THE "FALSE" SKEW-ARCH. PLATE XIX.—THE NEW STREET ARCH OF THE ..."

5. A Manual of Civil Engineering by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1907)
"The eleva- » n tion of the face of a skew arch, and every vertical section parallel to its face, being similar to the corresponding elevation and vertical ..."

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