ogee

[oh-jee, oh-jee]
noun
1.
a double curve, resembling the letter S, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line.
2.
Also called gula. Architecture. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma. Abbreviation: O.G., o.g.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English ogeus, oggez (plural), variant (by assimilation of f) of oggifs, presumed singular oggif diagonal rib of a vault < Anglo-French, Old French ogive ogive

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ogee (ˈəʊdʒiː)
 
n
1.  Also called: talon a moulding having a cross section in the form of a letter S
2.  short for ogee arch
 
[C15: probably variant of ogive]

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The uncontrolled saddle spillway is a gravity ogee weir located at the right abutment.
Two uncontrolled ogee crest spillways are concrete lined and located on each abutment.
Washers may be cast iron ogee or malleable iron castings, or they may be cut from medium steel or wrought-iron plate.
Washers shall be ogee gray iron castings or malleable iron castings unless washers cut from medium steel or wrought iron plate.
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