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[in-truh-dos, -dohs, in-trey-dos, -dohs] /ˈɪn trəˌdɒs, -ˌdoʊs, ɪnˈtreɪ dɒs, -doʊs/
noun, plural intrados
[in-truh-dohz, in-trey-dohz] /ˈɪn trəˌdoʊz, ɪnˈtreɪ doʊz/ (Show IPA),
intradoses. Architecture.
the interior curve or surface of an arch or vault.
Compare extrados.
Origin of intrados
1765-75; < French, equivalent to intra- intra- + dos back; see dosser1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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noun (pl) -dos, -doses
(architect) the inner curve or surface of an arch or vault Compare extrados
Word Origin
C18: from French, from intra- + dos back, from Latin dorsum
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