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intrados

[ in-truh-dos, -dohs, in-trey-dos, -dohs ]
/ ˈɪn trəˌdɒs, -ˌdoʊs, ɪnˈtreɪ dɒs, -doʊs /
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noun, plural in·tra·dos [in-truh-dohz, in-trey-dohz], /ˈɪn trəˌdoʊz, ɪnˈtreɪ doʊz/, in·tra·dos·es.Architecture.

the interior curve or surface of an arch or vault.

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Origin of intrados

1765–75; <French, equivalent to intra-intra- + dos back; see dosser1
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British Dictionary definitions for intrados

intrados
/ (ɪnˈtreɪdɒs) /

noun plural -dos or -doses

architect the inner curve or surface of an arch or vaultCompare extrados
C18: from French, from intra- + dos back, from Latin dorsum
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