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lancet arch

noun, Architecture.
an arch having a head that is acutely pointed.
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First recorded in 1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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lancet arch

a narrow acutely pointed arch having two centres of equal radii Sometimes shortened to lancet Also called acute arch, Gothic arch, pointed arch, ogive
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