Origin of soffit
Examples from the Web for soffit
The soffit is flat, with a round moulding at the inner and the outer edge.The Story of Chartres|Cecil Headlam
Flat arch, where the soffit is horizontal and sometimes slightly cambered (dotted line).
The soffit of the arch is carved, and the face of the pilaster below has a very rich and graceful vine arabesque upon it.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
A projection upon the soffit of the Doric corona, which originally marked the position of the rafter-ends beneath the sheathing.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
The lower surface or soffit of the arch is the intrados, E, and the upper surface the extrados, F.