- the state of being bent or curved.
- the use of arches in building.
- a system or grouping of arches.
Origin of arcuation
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- the use of arches or vaults in buildings
- an arrangement of arches
Word Origin for arcuation
C17: from Late Latin arcuātiō arch, from Latin arcuāre to curve
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- A curvature.
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