lancet arch

noun Architecture.
an arch having a head that is acutely pointed.

1815–25 Unabridged
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lancet arch
Sometimes shortened to: lancet, acute arch, Gothic arch, pointed arch, Also called: ogive a narrow acutely pointed arch having two centres of equal radii

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Example sentences
Capping each window is a panel cut in the form of the top of a lancet arch, in the center of which is an applied wooden star.
The apse is demarcated by one large lancet arch flanked by two smaller ones, all outline in dark wood.
Above the main door is a recessed niche that terminates in a lancet arch.
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