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 Dictionary entry overview: What does round arch mean? 

  The noun ROUND ARCH has 1 sense:

1. an arch formed in a continuous curve

  Familiarity information: ROUND ARCH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1round arch [BACK TO TOP]


An arch formed in a continuous curve

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("round arch" is a kind of...):

arch ((architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "round arch"):

bell arch (a round arch resting on corbels)

horseshoe arch; Moorish arch (a round arch that widens before rounding off)

Roman arch; semicircular arch (a round arch drawn from a single center)

basket-handle arch; three-centered arch (a round arch whose inner curve is drawn with circles having three centers)

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