Dictionary.com

drop arch

Save This Word!

noun
a pointed arch having radii of length less than the span.
Also called surbased arch. an arch having a rise of less than half its span.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of drop arch

First recorded in 1840–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use drop arch in a sentence

FEEDBACK