How to use relieving arch in a sentence
The fireplace opening is covered by a brick relieving arch, which is fortified by wrought-iron bar from to in.
Or you may use a straight lintel of stone, taking care to build a conspicuous, relieving arch above it of stone or colored brick.Homes And How To Make Them | Eugene Gardner
The weight of the superimposed wall is taken by a lintel with relieving arch above at the back of the arch.
The discharging or relieving arch, built above the architrave or lintel to take off the weight of the superstructure.