Definición de archivolt en inglés:

archivolt

Saltos de línea: archi|volt
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːkɪvəʊlt
 
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sustantivo

1A band of mouldings round the lower curve of an arch.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the Romanesque and Gothic styles, the archivolt frames the tympanum, a richly sculpted panel.
  • The imposts of the ground-storey piers were simplified and the moulded archivolts were omitted.
  • The recessed entry is located in the tower, and has a round arch with decorative archivolt molding.
1.1The lower curve of an arch from impost to impost of the columns.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The archivolt is comprised of two arches.
  • Construction technique, the way the ashlars are worked and the profiles of an archivolt are the only means of dating the discovered walls, and thus the entire building.
  • The windows along the south side, which appear from without to be four-centred Gothic arches, are in fact round-headed, with classical archivolts and keystones.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French archivolte or Italian archivolto, based on Latin arcus 'bow, arch' + volvere 'to roll'.

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Palabra del día retroflex
Pronunciación: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
adjective
turned backwards