flat arch

noun Architecture.

an arch having a more or less flat intrados and extrados with voussoirs radiating from a center below the arch.

Nearby words

  1. flashtube,
  2. flashy,
  3. flask,
  4. flasket,
  5. flat,
  6. flat as a pancake,
  7. flat back,
  8. flat bond,
  9. flat bone,
  10. flat broke

Origin of flat arch

First recorded in 1705–15

Also called jack arch.

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