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intrados Line breaks: in|tra¦dos
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtreɪdɒs/

Definition of intrados in English:


The lower or inner curve of an arch. Often contrasted with extrados.
Example sentences
  • The intrados or the inner rim of the arch shows its most distinctive feature - a fringe of lotus-bud carving.


Late 18th century: from French, from intra- 'on the inside' + dos 'the back' (from Latin dorsum).

Words that rhyme with intrados

extrados • kudos • reredos
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