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round arch

noun
1.
an arch formed in a continuous curve, especially in a semicircle.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • The bridge also features concrete railings with round arch balustrades.
  • These take the shape of a long round arch, with its path high above, and its two ends apparently beyond the horizon.
  • The shape and depth of the round arch below that triangle, also argues against anything but a traditional outlook by the builders.
  • The windows are linked by string courses and are in a round arch form.
  • The large round arch of the entry portico is detailed with an egg-and-dart molding and carved keystone.
  • The exterior features round arch windows and the five-story tower has corbelled brickwork.
  • In the level above is another round arch opening with louvers, topped by a corbel table.
  • On either side of this section, large round arch openings served the post office once located here.
  • The second-story fenestration under the portico consists of round arch openings with hung-sash windows.
  • The central entrance has a round arch portico and is flanked by short paired windows covered by metal grills.

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