Definition of lancet arch in English:

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lancet arch

Pronunciation: /ˈlansət ärCH/


An arch with an acutely pointed head.
Example sentences
  • Only the lavish exterior hints at its historic significance: lancet arches of the top-floor windows, Islamic ogee arch shapes of the bottom-floor windows, Moorish style balconies, and the distinctly Art Deco entrance.
  • Centered on each bay is a lancet arch window on a stone sill, topped by a brick hoodmold.

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Syllabification: lan·cet arch

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