Definition of spandrel wall in English:

spandrel wall

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noun

  • A wall built on the curve of an arch, filling in the spandrel.
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    • All of the exterior spandrel walls and portions of the interior spandrel walls were replaced.
    • In 1828, the spandrel walls had to be reconstructed under the consultation of Sir John Rennie.
    • Lateral movement of the spandrel walls probably caused the radial cracking in the arches.

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