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  • arched — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)tʃt[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n An arched roof, window, or doorway is curved at the top. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n An arched bridge has arches as part of its structure. ...a fortified arched bridge spanning the River Severn. 3) ADJ: usu ADJ n You… …   English dictionary

  • arched-ceiling — n.; (also arched roof) [L.] Vault …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • arched — Ⅰ. arch [1] ► NOUN 1) a curved structure spanning an opening or supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall. 2) the inner side of the foot. ► VERB ▪ form or cause to form an arch. DERIVATIVES arched adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Gambrel Roof — arched roof that has two sections on each side that each have a different angle of slope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Charing Cross roof collapse — Charing Cross railway station nearing completion in 1864, showing the western sidewall and arched ironwork at the river end that collapsed in 1905. On 5 December 1905, the iron and glass overall arched roof of London Charing Cross collapsed… …   Wikipedia

  • Hammerbeam roof — Westminster Hall in the early 19th century …   Wikipedia

  • compass roof — noun : a timber roof in which each truss has its rafters, collar beams, and braces combined into an arched form …   Useful english dictionary

  • W type carriage — Infobox Train background = name = W type carriage imagesize = caption = interior interiorcaption = Manufacturer = Victorian Railways Factory = Family = Built = Refurbishment = Replaced = Formation = Designation = Operator = various heritage… …   Wikipedia

  • vault — vault1 vaultlike, adj. /vawlt/, n. 1. an arched structure, usually made of stones, concrete, or bricks, forming a ceiling or roof over a hall, room, sewer, or other wholly or partially enclosed construction. 2. an arched structure resembling a… …   Universalium

  • vault|er — vault1 «vawlt», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) an arched masonry or concrete structure built so that the parts support each other, serving as a roof or covering over a space; series of arches. b) an arched roof or ceiling. c) Figurative. something like an …   Useful english dictionary

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